Fun reads to catch up on:
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FUN NEW THINGS TO PONDER AND DISCUSS:
Legumes are delicious, grasses are full of fiber. There is actually a little bit more than that.
And yes, you need to start at the tail end. These fast and easy daily practices by top Grooms keep their amazing show horses in top health and shape.
This gorging emergency definitely warrants a call to the Vet - then perhaps some meds, and lots of paying attention to vitals and hoof health.
Witch hazel is great for a few things at the barn, but not wounds, and definitely not drinking!
This itchy rash plant is harmless to our animals, but horrible for us. A few simple ways to erradicate this itchy monster around the barn!
Pay attention to the outside and learn a lot about the inside.
Time for all out war. Many bugs - like mosquitos and horse flies - can totally ignore fly sprays. Awesome.
Basically blood, sweat, and tears.
Ideas on how to win a Groom's Class and how to be grateful for working with horses!
The basic necessities of the barn fridge and freezer - and what other goodies you can pack in there. Think twice before storing some meds in the same place as your lunch!
You can't predict everything (darn it!) but you can manage your horse's lifestyle to reduce some of the risk of colic. Regular Veterinary care is part of this puzzle!
Pro Groom Kerri - GO TEAM USA! More about Kerri, the barn dogs, and how to pack for the biggest horse show in all of the land!
Kerri's journey as a Pro Groom almost never happened... and look where she ended up!
Formula for success - goop, patience, make a plan.
Photosensitive horses might look sunburned...but they may have an underlying liver problem. Sometimes it's a big deal, other times not. But worth investigating!
And, they come in all sorts of awesome colors and sizes.
Zebra prints won't make your horse look fat.