Cannon splints

I own a 2 yo.,16.1 hand, 1/2 han, 1/2 arab colt that I stable at home. He has a wonderfull disposition, and has, or rather had exemplary conformation except for the fact that last fall, his yearling year, he out of the blue came up with a large splint on the inside of his cannon about 1/2 way up.I own a 2 yo.,16.1 hand, 1/2 han, 1/2 arab colt that I stable at home. He has a wonderfull disposition, and has, or rather had exemplary conformation except for the fact that last fall, his yearling...

Out of the blue

It was like he rode in from out of the blue. When Shawn Renshaw and Smokums Prize showed up at the 2000 NRHA Futurity, they were practically ...It was like he rode in from out of the blue. When Shawn Renshaw and Smokums Prize showed up at the 2000 NRHA Futurity, they were practically ...

When strangles strikes, Part II

In the face of an outbreak, most people feel that vaccinating the unaffected horses (those that are not showing any clinical signs or have developed a fever) will help reduce the severity of the disease if they do contact it. It may not prevent them from acquiring it, but it will provide some immunity...In the face of an outbreak, most people feel that vaccinating the unaffected horses (those that are not showing any clinical signs or have developed a fever) will help reduce...

White Spots

I have owned my 5 year old Quarter Horse mare since she was 10 months old. She was solid chestnut until about three month ago when she suddenly started developing a star on her forehead. The only exception ...I have owned my 5 year old Quarter Horse mare since she was 10 months old. She was solid chestnut until about three month ago when she suddenly started developing a star on her forehead. The only exception ...

Keep you and your barn safe

For horse lovers, the barn is a favorite place - a comfortable, familiar refuge from the real world. You spend a lot of time in the barn, so don't take its safety for granted. Following are suggested ways to keep you and your barn safe.For horse lovers, the barn is a favorite place - a comfortable, familiar refuge from the real world. You spend a lot of time in the barn, so don't take its safety for granted. Following are suggested ways to keep you and your barn safe.

horsepersonalities and…Kim LloydThoroughbred Trainer

The great Brazilian poet and singer, Antonio Carlos Jobim, certainly did his part to advertise the beautiful women that come from his native land when he wrote the classic song, "Girl from Ipanema." Trainer Kim Lloyd is hoping that his four-legged ...The great Brazilian poet and singer, Antonio Carlos Jobim, certainly did his part to advertise the beautiful women that come from his native land when he wrote the classic song, "Girl from Ipanema." Trainer Kim Lloyd is hoping...

Best way to judge a horses age?

'm wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?'m wondering if there's another way of judging a horses age instead of looking at their teeth? I was mislead by a seller, he said 17 and the vet said 25-30. Could a horse just be born with bad teeth?