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Forrest Czarnecki arrived at Colorado State University (CSU) to prepare for a career in journalism, but now he’s also pursuing secondary studies through the school’s Right Horse program, designed to help horses in transition find new careers. As part...
Owning a horse is a big responsibility. You work hard to ensure your equine best friend is well cared-for. This includes doing everything possible to protect against disease. What can be done to prevent a disease that can’t always...
Thumbs up Omega 3s Maintaining the correct balance between omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids is critical to your horse’s health. Supplementing with omega 3 fatty acids is a smart way to ensure that your horse’s good health can shine...
Bud Kamrud has been challenged by muscular dystrophy (MS) all of his adult life. But once a week he is free of the disease’s limitations thanks to a therapy horse named Claude and the staff at the Colorado State...
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As the veterinarian’s words echo down the barn aisle, there’s a clanging in the horse owner’s brain that sounds like a car alarm bleating: “Lame! Lame! Lame!” You close your eyes and see your horse in pain. Then you...
If getting in the trailer isn’t your horse’s favorite activity, making sure that you know where to be can ensure that he’ll step in with ease. When you’re aware of your body position and your horse’s behavior, you’ll be...
Edited Press Release The Right Horse Initiative is launching My Right Horse, an innovative web-based platform that connects potential adopters with available horses. My Right Horse simplifies the process of searching for and adopting a horse by collecting information on...
Fly spray tends to fall into the category of “things we use regularly, but don’t necessarily understand." If you’ve owned a horse for any length of time, you’ve no doubt used your share of fly spray. But do you know...
Years ago, Michelle McCombs ran barrels with her Quarter Horse. But she gained special insight into the potential of Thoroughbred horses when she worked at a racetrack in her native Texas. “I became familiar with Thoroughbreds—their athleticism and temperament,” she...
Show competitors know all too well the disasters that occur right as you step up to the in-gate. It can be the green stains on your white horse, a braiding blowout, or a horse that smears baby oil down...
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