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- Horses well-being depends on relationships built through horse-to-horse contact. The freedom of turn-out is beneficial to the horses physical as well as mental state.
- Nan's story is very typical. The stress of moving to a new barn is compounded when turn-out is limited.
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The horse is one of the most impressive natural athletes in the world. It's innate ability is largely due to a specialized circulatory system that, along with the respiratory system, can accommodate the large oxygen demands of the muscles in an exercising horse.
An effective equine vaccination program always begins with a discussion with your veterinarian and why the risk factors in your particular area of the country are important in scheduling vaccinations. These horse vaccination guidelines provide a "best practices" summary for the horse owner.
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