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Horse Care and Fun for Winter Weather

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This weeks newsletter summary …

1.) Returning your horse to more natural feeding

2.) New online tool for lameness

3.) Equine Massage Basics

4.) Herbie and Jabby Puppy Love (video)

5.) Blanketing Your Horse – Does Blanketing Prevent Horse’s Winter Coat Growth?

6.)  Hay alone not enough for winter

7.) The Christmas pony that changed my life

8.) Teaching, Not Coercion, is Key to a Well Behaved Horse

I’ve set these up with short descriptions and a link to the original article including …

 

1.) Returning your horse to more natural feeding
Terrific article about returning your horse to a more natural
feeding system by offering your horse grain and hay over many hours
but in small amounts at a time.

2.) New online tool for lameness
New online tool for lameness. Shows causes, signs of lameness, tips
from a vet, short videos to see if you can recognize lameness and
cool game to see what you remember. http://bit.ly/ukfNj7

3.) Equine Massage Basics
If you are interested in giving your horse a massage for Christmas
this video shows the basics of a massage.
http://youtu.be/uFkjCZjynjM

4.) Herbie and Jabby Puppy Love
Cute video of horse puppy love. The puppy is soooo cute.

5.) Blanketing Your Horse – Does Blanketing Prevent Horse’s Winter Coat Growth?
Came across this interesting article about how the sunlight grows your horse’s coat and not the temperature of the air. Hope you find it interesting as well. http://bit.ly/slVRKD

6.)  Hay alone not enough for winter
Information about how just feeding hay for winter isn’t enough to give your horse the required nutrients they need daily.
http://bit.ly/sXMqiA

7.) The Christmas pony that changed my life
Great story about how horse moms aren’t just women. Have a look it will warm your heart.
http://bit.ly/sT39KX

8.) Teaching, Not Coercion, is Key to a Well Behaved Horse
Came across this research that shows training your horse with techniques that align with the horses view of the world instead of forcing them gives you better results. You can read more with this link http://bit.ly/vzO8nn

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Comments

  1. I think that it is important to be able to take great care with a horse. I think that taking care of them is really important. That way they still stay healthy.

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