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You and Your Horse Can Become Environmentally Friendly

As horse owners, we need to be especially aware of how our choices impact the environment.. Photo: Alayne Blickle Have you ever wondered whether...

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Free, Non-Toxic Insect Control for Horse Properties

Violet-green swallows will use nest boxes and are helpful in controlling mosquito populations. Photo: iStock Many pest management techniques have...

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Footing Q&A for Outdoor Reining Arenas

Alayne's husband, reining trainer and judge Matt Livengood, rides his mare in the couple's outdoor arena. Photo: Alayne Blickle Interested in what...

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The Trouble With “Evidence”

There are countless hoof products and practices—both verifiable and unverifiable—out there that the author says have become more popular due to...

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Words from a First- and Last-Time Breeder

That neat idea I had eight years and thousands of dollars ago is only now paying off with what I originally set out to produce: My next show hunter....

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Spring Liming of Horse Pastures

Fertilizers can actually cause problems if applied at the wrong time of the year, but lime can be applied at anytime. Photo: Alayne Blickle It’s...

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Making a Disease Alert System a Reality

The EDCC will provide accurate information and real-time alerts when disease outbreaks occur. Photo: Kevin Thompson/TheHorse.com In 2010 the...

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Spring Cleaning Tips: Getting Ready for the Growing Season

Spring is in the air! Now's the time to get your horse property ready for the season.. Photo: Alayne Blickle, Horses for Clean Water, 2015 Spring...

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Winter Boredom Busters for Riders

While winter might be picturesque, it's often a stifling time for riders. Photo: Alayne Blickle, Horses for Clean Water, 2015 Your outdoor pen is...

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Winter Boredom Busters for Horses

I don’t know if this time of the year is harder for me or my horses. I get cabin fever when I’m not able to get out and ride reguarly, and I...

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