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Senior Horse Challenge Sharpens Skills

  • 5 May 2016
  • Author: Wendy Emerson
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What differentiates Equine Metabolic Syndrome from PPID (pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction or “Cushings”)?

1) Laminitis
2) Obesity or regional adiposity ("fat pads")
3) Delayed shedding

Retired Racehorse Project Seeks 500 Trainers for $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover

  • 5 May 2016
  • Author: Wendy Emerson
  • Number of views: 660
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Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds for multiple equestrian sports, today opened an online application for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover.

What Every Horse Needs, Period.

  • 5 May 2016
  • Author: Wendy Emerson
  • Number of views: 947
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The horse world is cluttered with feeds, supplements, and remedies all promising a better, “new and improved” horse. While many such products do in fact improve horses’ health and condition, there are certain basics that every horse needs, regardless of breed, age, condition, or purpose. Even seasonal or regional changes do not alter these foundational principles. Water is the most important nutrient.

7 Tips for Overcoming Fear

  • 26 April 2016
  • Author: Wendy Emerson
  • Number of views: 835
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"Your horse is normal”, I said. My client explained, “I’m scared when she runs around loose in the arena and throws a buck.” I responded, “So maybe she wants to run around a bit, go ahead and let her free-school. It’s okay if she throws a few bucks, it’s healthy and normal.”
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