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Do Homemade Equine Fly Sprays Really Work …

by Katie Navarra

April 20, 2017 10:44

Learn about making your own fly sprays and why it is important to closely monitor your horse when you make changes in the products used on and around equines …

General Care

How Do I Know My Horse Is Colicking …

Joan Norton VMD DACVIM

How Do I Know My Horse Is Colicking …

by Joan Norton VMD DACVIM

April 21, 2017 14:23

Read to learn the important signs of colic and why staying calm and assessing the situation is important for you and your horse, as well as your veterinarian …

General Care

Tips for Making Winter Riding Safer

Miriam Rieck

Tips for Making Winter Riding Safer

by Miriam Rieck

April 22, 2017 14:41

Riding your horse during the winter gives you both a chance to keep fit and enjoy the beauty of a winter landscape. This article offers tips to help you keep …

Horse Thoughts: For the New Horse Owner - Part One of Two

by Miriam Rieck

April 23, 2017 16:17

Thinking about getting a horse. Here is some sage advice from author Miriam Reich about some basic considerations prior to taking the plunge …

General Care Tip

Some horses seem to attract more flies than others. For these sweet-blooded babies, a fly mask may be needed during the fly season.

How to Handle Your Horse When the Veterinarian Visits

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 13:38

Being well prepared for a veterinarian's visit ensures that necessary procedures for your horse will be effectively completed and will help you and your horse …

gen·er·al care
/ˈjen(ə)rəl ker/
  1. the widespread provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something.
  2. a good name for a military horse.


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