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  1. Horse Trailers
    Hello Horse Forum, This is my first post and I came here looking for answers I have been unable to find. I am a relatively inexperienced horse owner, and just recently experienced/induced one of the biggest fears I have related to keeping and riding horses. I was en route to have my first...
  2. Horse Health
    My mare has recently had a pretty messy go-round with rainrot, and we're on a vet treatment now. I've been reading online about potential preventative efforts, and a lot of people are saying Vitamin A, either in supplements, or even just giving horses carrots regularly. Does anyone know the...
  3. Horse Training
    Whenever I go trail riding, my horse has a bad habit of reaching out for branches or reaching from side to side to get a bite. Upon several occasions if there is branch that I cannot go around in the middle of the path he will grab it and hold on to it while still moving forward until it breaks...
  4. Horse Health
    What are some signs of founder? A judge once told me that she thought my pony could be prone to founder, and I've heard a lot of Shetlands get it, so I would really like to know some signs that a pony is going to or is foundered/foundering. I have 3 Shetlands that have never had it that I know...
  5. Horse Health
    I am posting in question about whether anyone on here may know of a supply that I can get that is available in Australia for tick prevention on horses. My horse, Orlando, is out on a large acreage property with a herd of other horses in semi-retirement. I can only get out to him once a week...
  6. Horse Health
    My horse recently had a colic episode and had to get surgery. He had a bunch of parasites (he was recently bought and the old owner had supposedly dewormed him) and was diagnosed with low motility (low digestive function). He had a large colon displacement. It was really scary and I was...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    What Protective Horse Boot Provides The Best Protection? I want to make sure my horse is safer from any tendon or ligament injuries as we start working a bit harder. I've seen lots of people use polo wraps or professional choice SMBs but which boot or wrap has the most protection for the...
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