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Horse Behavior and Safety Online Course For Teens and Adults

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Horse Behavior and Safety Online Course For Teens and Adults

Horse language is typically subtle. Ever notice how one horse can move the others away from a food source in the paddock simply with a look? Humans do not always pick up on this subtle body language. A cranky look with flattened ears when an ill-fitting saddle is applied often goes missed or dismissed. A horse that resorts to kicking may be turning up the volume on signals that have been ignored for quite some time. So we need to ask ourselves, does this horse kick for no reason?

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“Harebrained Approach” to Treating Depression With Horse Tranquilizer Turns 10 Years Old

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“Harebrained Approach” to Treating Depression With Horse Tranquilizer Turns 10 Years Old

When psychiatrist David Feifel established the first program using the anesthetic drug ketamine to treat patients with depression, many considered it a harebrained idea. Today ketamine is considered the biggest psychiatric breakthrough in 50 years.

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Developing a Horse Manure Management Plan- Part 1- Volume and Collection

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Developing a Horse Manure Management Plan- Part 1- Volume and Collection

In general terms, a 1,000 lb. horse will produce approximately 50 lbs. of manure in a day. Below is an example calculation.

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Palm Equestrian Academy Will Host 5th Annual Series of Competitions at Fox Grove- Trail Challenge, Agility, Dressage, Ranch Riding

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Palm Equestrian Academy Will Host 5th Annual Series of Competitions at Fox Grove- Trail Challenge, Agility, Dressage, Ranch Riding

Trail Challenge competitions consist of 4 levels including Training, Intermediate, Master and Elite. Those levels are for Youth and Adult with all breeds of horses. By popular demand, the Agility Class remained for those in hand participants and Leadline was added for the youngest riders. Dressage shows are qualified for Western Dressage Association of Florida Year End Awards and are recognized for WDAA Lifetime Awards Program. Each show offers tests from Introductory Level to Level 4 with a Traditional English Dressage Test of Choice. New in 2019, Ranch Riding will be added to the lineup in March.

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Measuring Foal IgG: How and When

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Measuring Foal IgG: How and When

“This lack of maternal transfer of immunity is somewhat of an evolutionary drawback, leaving foals highly susceptible to threatening infections, especially, pneumonia, joint infections, and sepsis,” noted Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D., a Kentucky Equine Research nutritionist.

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How to Keep Your Horse at His Optimal Winter Weight

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How to Keep Your Horse at His Optimal Winter Weight

The average 1,000-pound horse needs about 13,500 calories to operate each day. Add in some cold weather, and he’s probably burning closer to 15,000 to keep warm. Because they’re burning extra calories, it’s not uncommon to see horses shed a bit of weight in the colder weather.

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Farrier Tim Shannon and Dr. Marvin Beeman to Headline 33rd Annual Heumphreus Lecture at UC Davis

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Farrier Tim Shannon and Dr. Marvin Beeman to Headline 33rd Annual Heumphreus Lecture at UC Davis

The 2019 Heumphreus Lecture will explore the core concepts of anatomy, form and function from the perspectives of the farrier and veterinarian. The morning lecture session will include Southern California farrier Shannon presenting “Anatomy Decoded” and Colorado veterinarian Dr. Beeman sharing his ever-popular lecture on “The Relationship of Form to Function.”

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Preventing and Preparing For Barn Fires

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Preventing and Preparing For Barn Fires

Pay attention during winter months to water tank heaters and heated buckets—they continue to generate heat even if there is no water present, which can cause the plastic to melt and a fire to ignite bedding and hay. If you are using electrical cords, make sure that they are professional grade, inspected often and are not overloaded. Keep lights caged and only use lights that are designed for barn use.

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Inaugural Equestrian Businesswomen Summit Scheduled For Jan. 9th in Palm Beach, FL.

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Inaugural Equestrian Businesswomen Summit Scheduled For Jan. 9th in Palm Beach, FL.

Topics to include: Building a Successful Equestrian Business; Jobs Panel – So You’re Not a Pro Rider. Job Searches Off the Saddle; Social Media Panel – Do You Really Need Snapchat? What’s Your Social Strategy?; Work/Life Balance Panel – Put the Phone Down. Finding Balance in a Connected World.

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Surgeons Repair Quarter Horse’s Broken Leg With 12-Hole Locking Compression Plate and Screws

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Surgeons Repair Quarter Horse’s Broken Leg With 12-Hole Locking Compression Plate and Screws

For the first month of recovery, Holly was kept on strict stall rest wearing gel orthotic boots. UC Davis provided check-ups at 1-, 2-, 3-, 6-, and 12-month intervals. While his recovery was slower than hoped, Holly did show positive signs during his recovery – most importantly that there was no sign of laminitis in either front hoof.

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