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Old Friends – Horse Rescue

Old Friends – Horse Rescue

Written by: Jan Hoadley Horse racing gets a bad rap when it comes to “rescue.” When it was learned that Ferdinand had, like Exceller, died in a slaughter house those in the Thoroughbred community were hit hard. Not only disappointed by the loss of a champion tossed away, but facing condemnation of others in the [...]

Alternative Medicine for Horses

Alternative Medicine for Horses

What is Alternative Medicine for Horses Alternative medicine for horses is exactly what the term suggests. It is an option for horse owners who do not wish to use conventional approaches. By conventional medicine we mean the use of surgery and medicines to treat disease and injury. In other words, alternative medicine is that which [...]

Raymond – Horse Short Story

Raymond – Horse Short Story

Written By: Joel Colby “Raymond is a good horse, but you have to let him know who’s boss!” Bill said as he led the palomino American quarter horse from the barn. My large family had gathered at my sister and brother-in law’s rural home to celebrate my return from Navy boot camp. It was late [...]

Lameness Therapies for Horses

Lameness Therapies for Horses

Causes and Symptoms of Lameness You should understand that you can’t just jump into lameness therapies for horses once you suspect that your horse is lame. Part of finding the right therapeutic approach is knowing more about horse lameness. First of all, it is important to spot the right symptoms. Recognizing the right signs and [...]