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Soft Tissue And The Dressage Horse

Dressage places unique demands on the tendons, ligaments, fascia and muscle The exquisite control and at times suspension required of a dressage horse seems effortless during a good performance but in reality requires tremendous muscular strength, nervous system coordination and … Continue reading

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Should you Get a Goat?

The price for an equine of all ages, breeds and sizes continues to climb. Adding one to your family as a companion for your horse also doubles all your equine expenses. An alternative is to pick another species to be … Continue reading

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Can You Recognize Muscular Performance Issues?

There is no missing it when a horse ties up, or even has a severe localized muscle injury, but generalized muscular dysfunction is more difficult to recognize and can cause significant pain, poor performance, gait and/or behavioral issues. Sustained daily … Continue reading

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Opinions

There’s a saying that opinions are like noses – everybody has one.  Not very respectful but not a bad place to start in evaluating opinions, including our own. Another good one is that the right to have an opinion does … Continue reading

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Every Horse Deserves to be Happy

Try to think back to your earliest memory of horses, when you were a kid.  If you could have any type of horse picture you liked on your wall back then, what would it be?  The Black Stallion?  A horse … Continue reading

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