From the category archives:

Horses

Horses & Chiropractors

by DFS-Pet-Blog on December 9, 2011

Incredibly interesting story of pet that got immediate pain relief.

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To Shoe or Not to Shoe…

by DFS-Pet-Blog on November 28, 2011

Should horses wear their shoes throughout the winter months, or should they go barefoot?

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All pet owners can relate to how therapeutic our furry family members can be for us when we’re having a bad day!

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Learn about dental equilibration or ‘teeth floating’, and why it is important for horses.

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Tomorrow, horse racing fans & animal lovers may see history made as Zenyatta, an undefeated thoroughbred, will run her 20th race. Includes videos showing her DRAMATIC ending to every race.

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Moving On

by DFS-Pet-Blog on October 18, 2010

After much thought, an old horse awaits a new home where she’ll work with special needs children, and a younger horse gets a new home.

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Special interest story: Wendy Ward (LPGA player) lives on a cattle ranch with her husband, 3 horses, 4 dogs, and 1 cat. Meet her Border Collie who rounds up cattle!

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Horse Weekend

by Terri S. on October 26, 2009

Story about one of those great weekends that every horse lover lives for. Their family passion for horseback riding provides much laughter, fun and (of course) riding.

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Pet lover tells her personal stories of pet loss, and having to put aside her feelings and hurts, and think about what is best for her beloved animals. Create a support network by leaving a comment with your story.

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Continuing story of a beautiful baby horse, Notta, who is not yet weaned. His daily fun and games will bring a smile to your face.

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Wearing an ASTM/SEI certified helmet when you ride a horse can save your life, as this horse enthusiast found out first hand.

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The Waiting Game

by DFS-Pet-Blog on September 17, 2009

**Guest post from Monica S.** A newborn foal is one of the cutest babies in nature. The fuzzy nose and super soft fur is so adorable. Who wouldn’t melt at the sight? This year I have been lucky enough to be around four pregnant mares, one of whom lives at the barn I board my mares […]

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I don’t know how my farrier does it. He trims 20 horses on an average day. I didn’t realize how much physical strength that would require until I tried it myself a few weeks ago. I try to get my horses trimmed every 8 weeks, so there I was the first week in July and […]

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