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Signs That Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 4

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

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All horse owners know their horse very well.  The slightest indication that your horse is not doing well sends out the red flag.  So if you see facial swelling, a one sided nasal discharge with an odor or notice any mouth odor, a dental problem […]

Signs That Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 42017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Signs that Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 3

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

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Horses are creatures of habit.  They want to eat at the same time every day. They routinely sleep in the same area of the pasture each night.  Understanding your horse’s normal behavior patterns will aid you in keeping your horse healthy his entire life. When […]

Signs that Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 32017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Signs that Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 2

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

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In our previous newsletter, we covered the basics of what to look for when your horse needs a dental exam.  In the next few letters we will have a series available explaining in more detail the things to look for if your horse is having […]

Signs that Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 22017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Feed By Weight, Not Volume

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

newsletterA basic guideline to making sure your horse receives the correct amount of feed and hay is to weigh them. The following is a simple way to measure how much feed/hay your horse is getting in its ration.

First, purchase an inexpensive food scale that will weigh […]

Feed By Weight, Not Volume2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Signs That Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 1

2017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

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Equine injuries such as wounds or soft tissue swellings are typically easy to recognize.  Problems that aren’t visible to the eye, however, can go unnoticed.  Take dental issues, for example.  These often go undetected because the cheek teeth can’t be readily seen and are dangerous […]

Signs That Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam Part 12017-07-02T01:49:37+00:00

Estimating Weight of A Horse Without a Scale

2017-07-02T01:49:38+00:00

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The most accurate method for estimating a horse’s weight using a weight tape is the formula method, which requires two measurements be made in inches. When a weight scale is not available or practical, the formula method is the method of choice.

  • First, measure heart girth and […]
Estimating Weight of A Horse Without a Scale2017-07-02T01:49:38+00:00

No Teeth, No Horse!

2017-07-02T01:49:38+00:00

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All horse owners have heard old timer’s say, “No feet, No horse!” Well think about this…No Teeth, No Horse!

Horses must eat to survive. They are continuous grazers and usually eat 16-18 hours daily when hay or pasture is available. Horses, more than any other large domestic animal, […]

No Teeth, No Horse!2017-07-02T01:49:38+00:00