Derby

The first time I saw Derby, he was standing in a cobblestone courtyard, head held high, like he was proud of something that no one else knew about. A thoroughbred, at four years old,The first time I saw Derby, he was standing in a cobblestone courtyard, head held high, like he was proud of something that no one else knew about. A thoroughbred, at four years old,

Equisetum hyemale toxicity

Recently I saw my horse (6 years old) digging in the snow and eating a particular weed. After research I found the name of a weed in my pasture... Equisetum hyemale (horsetails). I know that horsetails are toxic to horses.Recently I saw my horse (6 years old) digging in the snow and eating a particular weed. After research I found the name of a weed in my pasture... Equisetum hyemale (horsetails). I know that horsetails are toxic to horses.

Boxwood? Toxic?

I was recently informed that an ornamental bush I have on my property may be toxic to my horses. It is referred to by greenhouses and nurserys as a Boxwood. It is small, has round waxy leaves, and though ...I was recently informed that an ornamental bush I have on my property may be toxic to my horses. It is referred to by greenhouses and nurserys as a Boxwood. It is small, has round waxy leaves, and though ...

Paso Fino with problem

I bought a 6 yro. Paso Fino Stallion about a month and half ago. When I brought him home to the ranch he had a runny nose and he was underweight and had a melonoma on his shoulder. I had him gelded ...I bought a 6 yro. Paso Fino Stallion about a month and half ago. When I brought him home to the ranch he had a runny nose and he was underweight and had a melonoma on his shoulder. I had him gelded ...

Getting the correct leads

I have a young gelding that goes perfect one direction but not the other. Counter clockwise is his difficult direction. When asking for a lope, I have tried cueing him with the out side leg & rein, I have tried small circles, I have also tried turning is ...I have a young gelding that goes perfect one direction but not the other. Counter clockwise is his difficult direction. When asking for a lope, I have tried cueing him with the out side leg & rein, I have tried small circles, I have also...

Bilateral Bridging

In June I was giving a 3 week old foal. I knew he had a long road ahead of him but wanted to give him every chance to be normal and happy and not in pain. He was a foal that was born with crooked legs.In June I was giving a 3 week old foal. I knew he had a long road ahead of him but wanted to give him every chance to be normal and happy and not in pain. He was a foal that was born with crooked legs.