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Rider rein perception

Interesting article from thehorse.com by Christa Leste-Lasserre called Riders’ Perception of Rein Tension found its way to my inbox recently. I agree that riders probably judge themselves to have much more contact than they do, but found it interesting that … Continue reading

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Pastern Dermatitis

I was excited to see this article from thehorse.com  in my inbox this morning (I know, it doesn’t take much to make me happy). Ever since Jake was first diagnosed with it years ago, I searched for something to explain it. … Continue reading

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One more reason to fear snakes…

Now I realize snakes have their place in the world, namely keeping down rodents, but now when I see one it will make me think twice.  TheHorse.com just put out an interesting article on snakes carrying equine encephalitis virus.  The … Continue reading

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Stifle stretches

I know I’ve mentioned Sugar’s stifle issues before.  She’s really not too bad; her gait’s a little off, she drags her back right toe a little when she trots, and she clicks as she walks.  It’s not like she has … Continue reading

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Lameness and hoof shape

Another article I came across recently discussed the relationship between hoof shape and lameness. I thought it was interesting – if a horse could be identified as having a possible lameness issue in the future based on current hoof shape, … Continue reading

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