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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Keeping Horses Safe from Toxic Plants

Keeping your pet safe from harmful food or plants is an important part in every pet care routine. That’s why Dr. Leslie Easterwood, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, recommended all horse owners keep their fields clear of plants that can be toxic to horses.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Renovated Thomas & Mack Center to Include The ‘Shoe, a Bold New Fan Hospitality Area

In 2015, the Thomas & Mack Center underwent a multimillion dollar renovation that included new seats, a wider concourse, upgraded restrooms and more concession stands.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Local Mounted Archery Competitors Win in Asia

"It is Official we will be going to Korea to represent the United States in the World Martial Arts Masterships on the CIMAC Team to compete in horseback archery there and we will also be competing in Mongolia in the Asian Championships,"

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Snaffle Bit Futurity

Duals Lucky Charm and Kelby Phillips Win Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship. Saturday, October 1, was the long- awaited National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Finals day.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Pet Talk: Cat Food for Thought

Anyone who owns a dog or a cat knows that they will typically eat anything they can get their paws on. While it is not harmful for a dog to eat a cat's food, it can be potentially hazardous for a cat to eat a dog's food.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Never Rake Your Lawn Again: Leaf Control Made Easy

Here’s the best news you’ll read all day: You should never rake your fall leaves again. That’s right, leaf removal is a waste of time, effort, and money (if you hire someone to do it).

Sunday, November 13, 2016

What are the Benefits of Early Christmas Gift Shopping?

I know people complain about those people that buy their Christmas presents in the January sales but there is something to be said for getting organised. It really depends on two main factors - time and money.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Keep an Eye on Body Condition of Horses Through the Winter

Horses can lose a significant amount of weight during a hard winter. It takes a lot of energy to stay warm in severe weather, and owners may not notice their horses losing condition if the process if gradual.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Horse Stable Flooring Materials and Drainage

There are many options for suitable floors in a horse facility and the fitness of a horse's legs and feet can be greatly affected by the type of stall flooring chosen.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Cold Weather Care

It is hard to believe that winter is just around the corner. The good news is that horses are inherently well equipped to handle practically anything that winter can dish out as long as they have a way to get out of the wind.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

7 Do-It-Yourself Upgrades To Your Barn

These seven upgrades are functional, cost effective and can enhance your property value. These projects can be accomplished by most do-it-yourself-ers and the results will be appreciated by both the two- and four-legged users!

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Training Tip with Clinton Anderson: A Staple Exercise

Lunging is one of the most used and abused exercises in the horse world. You can go to any horse show or training facility to see what I mean. Often you'll see someone in the middle of an arena lunging a horse on a 60- or 70-foot lead rope.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Horse-Training Methods for Desensitization

Help your horse get used to being touched around his ears, eyes and mouth with these horse-training tips. The head is a very delicate area, and many horses show confidence problems when touched here.

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