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one step at a time

The Wisdom of Tomorrow-Self

The wisdom of tomorrow-self is this: Focus on one thing you can do today to make tomorrow easier. Repeat.

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Chuck Norris vs Mares

If you replace “Chuck Norris” with “Mares” in jokes about him it’s scarily accurate… Lets check it out:

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Is Your Horse in Pain?

One of the biggest questions horse owners have when things aren’t going right is whether its a pain induced response or a behavior. Many times Veterinarians are called out to examine the horse and if an obvious reason isn’t found then the horse is considered to have learned a bad behavior. Other times the behavior is brushed off and its said that is just how that horse is, when in reality that horse is trying to tell you that they are in pain.

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Why do we Measure Horses in Hands?

 Horses are measured in hands, but hands have been a measurement tool for centuries before standardized measuring systems existed. The hand was standardized to mean 4” for measuring horses during the rule of Henry VIII in 1540.

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Should I Feed a Bran Mash?

You might have heard to give your horse a warm bran mash when the temperature drops to prevent colic in horses, but is this the best way?

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Winter Trailering

Are you going to take your horse to a winter show or clinic? Follow these tips to make sure you get there healthy and happy!