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  1. Horse Health
    I want to start this by saying that I really don't intend for this to be inflammatory, though I understand it clearly looks that way. I'm open to any and all opinions and don't have a strong opinion of my own (which is why I'm bringing this to the general public). I don't show, I don't really...
  2. Horse Health
    I'm currently working on a resource for an article that's looking at the effects of slow feeders on horse teeth. Several posts have come up on Facebook and other places with people showing possible damage due to extended slow feeder use. We want to gather info that folks can use to assess the...
  3. Horse Training
    Hi, I recently moved my horse to a new place where the surface in the arena is a little deeper than the one that was at my previous barn. I am a bit (well a little more than a bit) concerned about my horse riding in this "deeper surface" because he had an injury a few years ago where his...
  4. Horse Nutrition
    I looked at a 6 yr old OTTB that had a minor tendon tear in her left front. It healed, has been ultrasounded, and she is cleared for everything but high eventing. I want her for a barrel horse. Would you guys risk buying her?
  5. Horse Health
    So, I've noticed, my mare,Destiny is developing dew poisoning, (yes, big history with mud fever) I was wondering if I was the only one.. Should I get the vet out? What should I use to cure the scratches..?
  6. Horse Health
    I have had my gelding since he was born, he is now 6. At the walk his legs go straight for the most part, his hooves are positioned more inward this is how he has always been and my vet doesn't ever bring it up. How ever when he trots his back hooves cris-cross. Rem is very active and loves...