Category Archives for Equine Articles

To Blanket or Not to Blanket… Here is a good answer

This is the best, all encompassing science on why horses should not be blanketed or groomed in winter and fed free-choice grass hay 24/7. Well done! Natalija! All documented and referenced at the end. By: Natalija Aleksandrova Holistic Horse & Hoof Care In order for a mammal to survive, internal body temperature is kept within […]

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Truly amazing dressage

Post by Lesly Robson.

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Equestrian Essential Skills: How to Take Your Horse’s Vitals

found at www.ofhorse.com When you go to your doctor’s office the nurse will almost always take your vitals, without question. A lot about your health can be told just through vitals like blood pressure and pulse. Your horse is no different. I believe that any equestrian should learn how to take a horse’s vitals just as […]

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Firewise for Horse Owners

Firewise for Horse Owners, By Alayne Blickle, Horses for Clean Water Many horse owners live in rural areas surrounded by trees or open rangeland with grass or shrubs. In a dry year these materials can easily become fuels for wildfire; high temperatures, limited summer rainfall, strong winds and lightning storms all lead to very high […]

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Let The Good Times Roll

by Corey Fagan I can’t believe that, once again, my favorite time of year is almost here! Summer is approaching its end, and we can look forward to the smells and colors of fall! It comes with the harvest and the desire of gathering. A place for gathering has been going on for generations at […]

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Dr. Matt Woodington – Clinic March 24, 2012

Dr. Matt Woodington – Woodington Veterinary Lecture at the Idaho Horse Park: On Saturday March 24th we will be discussing conditions such as EHV-1 and 4 (herpes/rhino) and how they have impacted the horse industry. Prevention, diagnostics and treatment along with biosecurity precautions the average horse owner can use to protect their animals. Other wellness […]

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10 Ways to Help Your Horse Past Colic

Ways to Help Your Horse Past Colic March 13th, 2012 This useful guide brought to you by: The Intentional Horse Dedicated to Empowering Horse Lovers http://TheIntentionalHorse.com (and you may not need the Vet!) Yikes! Your horse is showing signs of digestive discomfort – biting at the stomach (flanks), pawing the ground, laying down and rolling, […]

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EHV-1 One Year Later

By Robin Knight DVM, DACVIM As the spring show season nears, I greet it with a great sense of optimism tempered only by memories of last year’s devastating outbreak of EHV-1 at the Ogden cutting show that caused so much disruption of horse events as well at the loss of some phenomenal equine athletes. While […]

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Idaho Equine Clinic March 19, 2011

Idaho Equine Hospital, joins Gold Buckle Champions, to further the education of equine health and safety. March 19, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM they will offer a reduced fee clinic. $75.00 includes 3 way with WNV, flu/rhino, office call. This is a savings of $30.00. They will also offer a great price on […]

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Idaho Equine

Idaho equine will host a clinic during the March 2011 ICHA event to provide Coggins, health certificates, and vaccinations to all youth organizations.To find out more information or to get your group involved, sign up for our newsletter on the right sidebar.High School Rodeo4-HFFAJunior Rodeo GroupsEh-Capa Bareback RidersDr. Billy Maupin was proud to volunteer Idaho […]

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