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Causes of Horse Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

by EquiMed Staff

April 17, 2017 18:04

Read about the 5 most common causes of horse-related injuries and the 7 keys to good horsemanship that will help prevent these injuries …

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 …

Six Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy During Fall and Winter …

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 13:27

Although horses are very adaptable to cold weather, managing their physical and nutritional needs takes some planning …

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Hobble Train Your Horse

EquiMed Staff

Hobble Train Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 14:14

Hobble training your horse will teach him patience, will teach him to give to pressure, will teach him not to panic if his legs are trapped, and it comes in …

General Care Tip

Some horses love a vigorous session with the curry comb, others hate it. Adapt what you do to the horse based on the horse's reactions. One size does not fit all.

What Horse Owners Can Do When They Can No Longer Care for Their Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 20, 2017 11:05

Recent estimates put owning a horse at around $10,000 a year. This includes basic care costs associated with vaccinations, deworming, hoof care, nutrition and …

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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