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Leo came to town

He stepped off the trailer with his head high and ears pricked. There was a slight tremble in his muscles, a hint of nervous excitement. He walked gracefully, almost catlike, down the ramp and across the drive. His fuzzy winter coat glistened…

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Flying squirrels and giant lizards

I had quite the chuckle the other day. Oreo and I were hanging out in the dry lot, enjoying some hay and having a chat—you know, like horses do. “I think I am retired now like you,” Oreo said. I just looked at him. “ Why do you think that? How old are you?” “Nine,” he answered…

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Water

As an ex-racehorse and ex-event horse turned dressage horse (recently retired), I have an interesting history with water. I have been bathed in it, I have galloped through it, jumped over it, jumped into it, and on the race track…

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Is your horse ready for winter?

As the winter season approaches, it is time to evaluate your horse’s body condition score. It is important to make sure your horse begins winter in the best condition possible. If your horse has special needs it may be necessary to alter your feeding program during the winter months.

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