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Tricks of the Trade

Sometimes in our horsey lives it’s the little things that make all the difference. That’s why I thought I’d share a few of my “little...

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A New Breed of Funding

Dr. Martin Nielsen helped launch the first crowdfunding project for equine research. Photo: Steve Patton, Courtesy Dr. Martin Nielsen Until about a...

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Winter Pasture Grazing

Grass plants are dormant in the winter and simply aren’t regrowing. Even when you have a lot of pasture, it’s challenging to use it in...

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Fall Renovation of Horse Pastures

Fall is a great time to renovate horse pastures and ready them for winter. Photo: Alayne Blickle Fall is the ideal time to renovate a pasture....

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DON’T VACCINATE YOUR HORSE!!!!!! Or maybe I should????

DON’T VACCINATE YOUR HORSE!!!!!! Or maybe I should????

There is a changing paradigm of vaccination in veterinary medicine. What impact has this change had over last decade on the way we approach this...

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When in Doubt, Turn Out

The young horses at this Lusitano farm in Brazil are well-conditioned for their future athletic careers, thanks to full-time turnout on varied...

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Installing Automatic Waterers

Automatic waterers are chore-efficient, conserve water and offer the peace of mind of knowing your horse always has a supply of fresh water...

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Build a Horse Manure Composting System

Use these drawing to help build a simple manure composting bin. Image: Horses for Clean Water Summer is the perfect time for construction...

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Selecting a Round Pen

Most recently we used our round pen to house and train Bud, the Mustang that Matt started as part of the Extreme Mustang Makeover. The six foot tall...

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This Bud’s for You!

Matt and his previously wild BLM mustang, Bud, have made a lot of progress over the past three month's. Photo: Alayne Blickle Seriously, this Bud...

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