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Preventing Colic with Good Feeding Management

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When considering the nutritional needs of horses and good feeding management, one should keep colic management in mind.

Introducing the Saddle: Horse Training Tips

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Saddling a young horse for the first time can be intimidating and dangerous. Follow these Ten Tips to make the process easier and safer for both you and your horse.

Top 10 Horse Pasture Pleasers For Spring

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David Jessee give his top ten tips for pastures in the SPring 2007 issue of EquuSSource Magazine exclusively by Southern States

Leg Protection for Performance Horses

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From sliding stops on reining horses, to lateral dressage moves, to rubs while jumping and unexpected encounters with fences in the field, horse’s legs experience a lot of wear and tear. Applying boots or bandages to your horse’s legs can help prevent trauma and provide lower leg support.

Pasture Management: More Than Green Grass

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When you look at your pasture what do you see? Some people look at pastures as a place to turn their horse out for exercise while others realize a pasture can be an important part of their total feeding program. Unfortunately it’s not as simple as watching the grass grow and turning your horse out in the field. Proper pasture management has many components spread across all four seasons.

Choosing the Right Horse Trainer

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The right horse trainer can make a world of difference in helping you to achieve your equestrian dreams. The best way to start your search for a trainer is to ask around. Ask your friends what their experiences are with trainers you are interested in; contact local horse associations for a listing of trainers; or even pose the question at your local tack shop. Getting recommendations from others is even more important if you are looking at switching disciplines.

Danger in the Grass

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guidelines to use to properly manage pasture for your horses and keep them safe from colic and laminitis

Feeding Beet Pulp to Horses

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Beet pulp is an excellent ingredient for complete horse feeds

Storing Hay - Common Problems to Watch For

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There are several items to be aware of when storing hay, not only to maintain the quality of the hay, but also to prevent threats to your livestock and horses such as mold and fire.

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