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Horse Poor

  Just this morning I visited a farm where the owners told me that they were considering stopping their rescue operation. Increasing expenses have made it hard for them to continue providing just the basic daily care for the animals they have saved. The times are hard financially. It’s especially…

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The Cooker

  One of the many, many amazing things about the body is how it maintains a very narrow temperature range so that all the body systems function optimally. In people this range is about a degree above or below 98.6 F.  Horses have a somewhat wider range, which is generally…

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A Great Time to Buy

Money wise, there hasn’t been a better time to buy a horse for years. The same could be said about buying investment stocks.   Both are true.  In the case of horses there are two market forces going on. One, of course, is the economy.  Lynda McCann, owner and editor of…

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A Plea

Awhile back I had an appointment at a barn to take a Coggins test on a mare.  Prior arrangements had been made with the owner for us to meet during the noon hour.  It was a beautiful fall day, and I was enjoying Cumberland County as I drove toward the…

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Spring Vaccination Protocol

As spring approaches (we can dare to hope, right?) so, too, approaches the time for your horse’s annual vaccines.  Following a protocol of regular vaccination will help protect your horse and assure them a healthy life.  At the same time, it protects you from the pain of facing a costly…

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