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"When traveling equal parts vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy.”
"In the past year, the village of Supai in Arizona has drawn attention for the wrong reason: the abuse and neglect of horses used by villagers to carry visitors’ luggage and other goods.”
"Injuries such as cuts and bruises are common with a horse’s natural curiosity and flight-or-fight response so help ensure your horse's overall safety when away from veterinary service with a well-stocked first aid kit.”
"While trips over three hours are considered "long-distance" and require more planning, "short-distance" trips under three hours should still be well-thought out to keep your horse’s stress at a minimum.”
"Heitman measured heart rate and blood cortisol levels before and after each animal's hauling. She found that cortisol levels were significantly lower when the horses were exposed to lavender.”
"This is the first time they are truly allowed to be horses, enjoying the benefits of continuous companionship and the group security horses embrace.”
"Ranging from Mother's’ Day 'Mom and Me' events and barn movie nights to 'Life on a Horse Ranch,' creative events will offer entry-level horse events specifically designed to coax new participants into horse activities.”
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