Do you know how to tell if your horse is just the right weight?
Fat and obese horses are now at epidemic levels in Britain, the charity World Horse Welfare has warned.
The charity released findings of a major survey indicating the public has trouble recognizing an obese horse and the health concerns that can generate.
More than half of 2150 members of the general public surveyed either did not correctly recognise an overweight horse or, if…
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Thank you to Barnmice member and vet Dr. Geoff Tucker for sharing this story.
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Thank you to Barnmice member, Geoff Tucker, DVM for sharing his stories with us!…
Many thanks to horse vet and Barnmice member, Geoff Tucker, for allowing us to share this story.
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Many thanks to Barnmice member Geoff Tucker, DVM for allowing us to share his blog!
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Many thanks to Barnmice member Geoff Tucker, DVM for sharing this very important lesson.
Equestrians from 40 countries on six continents – 78 women and 122 men – will take part in the Olympic Eventing, Dressage, and Jumping events which begin on Saturday 28 July with Eventing Dressage and finish on 9 August with Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle to Music.
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Another story of life as a vet, generously shared by Barnmice member, Dr. Geoff Tucker.
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A helpful Q&A from SmartPak for those with similar challenges:
I have a 26 year old TWH that has chronic diarrhea. He had vet work done last year, when it first started, with his blood work coming back normal, fecal exam okay and teeth are okay. No feed or hay change. Actually, his stool will be somewhat normal, not firm apples but has some substance to them, for most of the time then about once or twice a month it gets loose to the point of liquid. I had him…Continue
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This is such a good idea.
SmartPak is visiting different barns to profile horse rider connections.
As riders, we know there’s a special connection between us and our horses that’s hard to put into words, but this bond is so strong that even non-riders can sense it. In an effort to better understand this relationship, our staff Photographer, Kristi (one of the few non-riders at SmartPak), will be visiting a different SmartPaker’s barn each month to…Continue
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The following is a statement from Cesar Parra.
Statement from Cesar Parra 3/22/12
The recent postings of the “criminal charges” against Cesar Parra on the Rate My Horse Pro web site…
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We first met Joy last December after she was taken in by the incredible people at Quest Equine Welfare in Australia.
Joy had been found at one day old, lying in…Continue
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