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  1. Research Shows Equine Therapy Helps Children with Autism

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    Research from Washington University in St Louis indicates that treating children who have autism in occupational therapy sessions using the movements of the horse, commonly called … READ MORE »

  2. Study: Horses Are Good Therapy for Alzheimer’s Patients

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    In the first study of its kind, researchers have determined that spending time with horses eases symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia. A collaboration between The Ohio State University, … READ MORE »

  3. Equine Guelph: When Disaster Strikes, Plan to be Prepared

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    Ice storms, blizzards, floods, or tornadoes – it seems that over the past few years, horse owners have seen them all. Disasters often strike without warning … READ MORE »

  4. Recent Equine Rabies Cases Highlight Importance of Vaccinating

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    Two recent equine rabies cases in Tennessee and one in New York serve as reminders that rabies is a real threat to the lives of horses, and that … READ MORE »

  5. Horse Rescue Report: The Story of Max, the Dangerous Horse

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    Have you ever had a dangerous horse? Rescue horse advocate discovered she had her hands full when she took on the project of Max, a rescue … READ MORE »

  6. Consumers Direct the Marketplace: Shopping for Horse Stuff

    Horse Journal's 20th Anniversary edition in digital format.

    As Horse Journal marks its 20th Anniversary, Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Foley reflects on the trends she’s seen while editing the foremost equine consumer publication. Note: Horse Journal … READ MORE »

  7. Dr. Juliet Getty: What Is Vegetable Oil (and What Kind Are You Giving to Your Horse?)

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    Do you read the labels on your horse’s feed closely? Do you know specifically what kind of fat he’s getting? It’s an important issue, and equine … READ MORE »

  8. Equine Science: Because You Don’t Know Everything About Your Horse

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    O.K., horse person, it’s time to test your know-how. Ready? What’s the total range of vision of a horse? What’s the difference between a dun and … READ MORE »

  9. Feeding Straw to the Insulin-Resistant Horse May be a Mistake

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    Have you ever thought about letting your horse nibble straw as a low-sugar way to keep him busy? As  equine nutritionist Juliet Getty points out, you … READ MORE »

  10. A Home for Every Horse Introduces the Equine Comeback Challenge

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    How far can a rescue horse go? A Home for Every Horse (AHFEH) is going to find out with its 2014 Equine Comeback Challenge. AHFEH will team 10 … READ MORE »

  11. Sure, We Know Our Horse “Thing” is Healthy but This Book Helps Others Understand it, Too

    Smart Woman's Guide to Midlife Horses

    It’s O.K. to admit it here, because I am the same way and you know I will not judge you: If you love horses, then you … READ MORE »

  12. Test Your Pasture For Peace of Mind

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    Do you think spring is the only time you have to worry about the sugar level of the grass in your horse’s pasture? Think again. As … READ MORE »

  13. What Is An n-3 PUFA? And Why Should You Care? (Hint: It Has to do with Horses)

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    We are big fans of equine nutritionist Dr. Juliet Getty here at MyHorse Daily. In addition to truly knowing all there is to know about equine … READ MORE »

  14. Those Tall Ears! Those Expressive Eyes! Isn’t It Time to Consider a Donkey?

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    You love equines of all kinds, but don’t think you can afford a horse. Have you considered the more diminative donkey? After reading The Donkey Companion: … READ MORE »

  15. A Home for Every Horse Rescue Success Story: Hope and Jack

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    For Patricia Beck of Astoria, Oregon, two donkeys are better than one–especially when the critters in question are brown-and-white Hope and a gray fellow named Jack … READ MORE »

  16. Dr. Juliet Getty: Restricting Forage is Incredibly Stressful for Your Horse

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    If your horse has too much padding over his ribs, cutting back on his hay is only going to create another host of problems, according to … READ MORE »

  17. Parelli: How to Pick the Perfect Equine Partner

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    You love your horse. But are the two of you a good fit? Natural horsemanship trainer and clinician Pat Parelli offers some questions for you to … READ MORE »

  18. Put Healing Hands on Your Horse with the Help of This Manual

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    If you’ve ever considered acupressure or acupuncture to make your horse healthier and happier, consider these benefits listed by the authors of the Equine Landmark Anatomy & … READ MORE »

  19. The Horse Grimace Scale: Researching Horse Expressions

    We spend hours trying to discern the meaning of every equine behavior.

    Do you know how to read your horse’s expressions? Can you tell if your horse is in pain by his ears, eyes or mouth? Horse Journal‘s … READ MORE »

  20. Have a Pudgy Horse? Or a Senior Horse? Check Out Dr. Getty’s Presentations at Equine Affair

    Dr. Juliet Getty with horse

    The Massachusetts Equine Affaire, November 7-10 in West Springfield, draws thousands of equestrians eager for knowledge. On Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, Dr. Juliet Getty will be … READ MORE »

  21. Veterinary Viewpoint: The Horse Prepurchase Exam

    Dr. Grant Miller, Horse Journal Contributing Veterinary Editor

    Dr. Grant Miller, Horse Journal Contributing Veterinary Editor, wants you to understand the equine veterinarian’s side of the prepurchase exam.  It’s an interesting look at how veterinarians … READ MORE »

  22. Dr. Getty Notes: Cecum Exit on the Horse Defies Gravity

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    As respected equine nutritionist Dr. Juliet Getty  points out, your horse’s digestive system is a complicated thing, and affects how you should feed him. Here’s Dr. … READ MORE »

  23. Equine Stomach Ulcers: A Threat to Horses of All Ages

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    It looks like young horses have a great life of play, play, play. So can they still get stomach ulcers, which are usually caused by stress? … READ MORE »

  24. How to Sunproof Your Horse’s Coat

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    Remember from childhood how we thought it was cool the way sun bleached our hair over the summer?  But it’s not so cool when it happens … READ MORE »

  25. Equine Rabies Cases Reported in 2013

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    With 12 cases of equine rabies already confirmed in 2013, horse owners should be vigilant about vaccinating their horses against this fatal disease. Those equine cases are … READ MORE »

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