Children with Cancer to be Celebrated, Honored, and Remembered at the Dallas Fort-Worth CureSearch Walk
Friends, Supporters, Families, and Survivors Raise Funds for Innovative Children’s Cancer Research
By Karen E. Davison, Ph.D., Equine Nutritionist and Sales Support Manager, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC
A mare’s death is a tragedy that will be compounded if her foal isn’t quickly placed on an effective feeding and care program. However, with proper nutrition and veterinary support, orphaned foals can be managed and successfully developed into healthy adults. To help orphans through the tough early stages of life, an emergency feeding program was developed at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center.
Horses evade the bit when they are uncomfortable in their mouths. That can happen for a number of reasons. The most common one is that the rider has unsteady hands. The rider's hands may be seesawing or pulling or constantly bumping the horse's mouth and the horse looks for a way to get away from the annoyance.
Kelli Cruciotti of Parker, CO, was crowned the Artisan Farms Under 25 Grand Prix Series Champion following the final event held Saturday, March 26, at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
Spring is almost upon us in most of the country, so it’s time to revisit that critical topic: spring grazing.
Showing halter horses used to be a pretty simple affair. A guy would pull his stud from the gelding pasture, do a little washing and clip around the edges. About the most complicated part was making sure the horse would trot with a slack shank and stand square when the judge walked by. Usually, once the halter class ended, the guy threw on a saddle, bridled his horse and trotted off for the other events.
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