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Feeding Weanlings for Growth, Health and Soundness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Libby, [email protected] The two life stages that have the most intensive nutritional needs are mares in early lactation and weanlings. Their requirements per pound of body weight are the highest.Nutrient dense diets are those that have high levels of protein/amino acids and minerals per calorie. […]

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Why Do Horses Eat Dirt?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/17/18 Contact: Dr. Amy M Gill 859-229-2447 One of the most frequently asked question from my clients is “Why does my horse want to eat dirt? Is she missing something in her diet?” Well, the question can be answered several ways, as there is not one particular […]

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You Can Lead a Horse to Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact [email protected] Encouraging Your Horse to Drink By Jennifer Roberts Typically, if you provide your horse with adequate amounts of fresh, clean water, your horse will drink enough to satisfy their hydration needs. But what do you when your horse decides that they are […]

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EPM: The Master of Disguise

Brought to you by Merck Animal Health Stumbling. Weakness and muscle atrophy in the hind end. Behavioral changes. Lameness. Any of these could be a sign your horse has equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). It can have devastating effects on a horse’s ability to perform. A progressive and potentially fatal infection […]

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How a dewormer works is just as important as why

Fairfield T. Bain, DVM, MBA, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVP, Dipl. ACVECC, Merck Animal Health We don’t like to think about them, but we know they’re there. Those pesky parasites living large on our horses’ pastures and paddocks and – eventually – making themselves at home inside our horse, thriving to […]

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Are Safety Nets Keeping Horses at Home?

Unwanted Horse Coalition Blog Written by Jennifer Purcell

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Body Condition Scoring for Your Horse

Body condition influences everything in your horse’s life, from reproductive efficiency, to performance, to good health. By using Body Condition Scoring, you can find out what kind of shape your horse is in, and work to improve the score.

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The Nutritional Impact of Hay Quality

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Adopt a Rescue Horse

Learn the right way to adopt a rescue horse with these 10 tips. Plus: Learn about the A Home for Every Horse program.

Operating An Equine Rescue

Pauls Valley Facility - BLM

The facility is just a short drive south of OKC and can be found at the Kimberlin Road Exit on I-35. The BLM’s Pauls Valley Facility has lots of nice animals that are just right for spring training!  In addition to adoptions held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, […]