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.

$25,000 Added Circle Y Ranch Derby Debuts at NRCHA World Championship Show

The championship competition at the National Reined Cow Horse Association's first-ever World Championship Show will not be the only exciting cow horse action taking place in Stephenville, Texas February ...The championship competition at the National Reined Cow Horse Association's first-ever World Championship Show will not be the only exciting cow horse action taking place in Stephenville, Texas February ...

Henson and Cervi inducted into Pima County Sports Hall of Fame

Rodeo clown Chuck Henson of Tucson, Ariz. and barrel racer Sherry Cervi of Marana, Ariz. will be honored for their outstanding achievements by the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame. Henson and Cervi ...Rodeo clown Chuck Henson of Tucson, Ariz. and barrel racer Sherry Cervi of Marana, Ariz. will be honored for their outstanding achievements by the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame. Henson and Cervi ...

Appaloosa Horse Club to host Daniel Boone (Sheltowee) Trail Ride

The 24th Annual Daniel Boone (Sheltowee) Trail Ride will be held September 21- September 27, 2003, in the beautiful state of Kentucky. The trail ride maps the route Daniel Boone took while establishing forts in the state. Sheltowee,...The 24th Annual Daniel Boone (Sheltowee) Trail Ride will be held September 21- September 27, 2003, in the beautiful state of Kentucky. The trail ride maps the route Daniel Boone took while establishing forts in the state. Sheltowee,...

Virus kills 13 horses at University of Findlay

An especially virulent form of the equine herpes virus has charged through the barns of the University of Findlay, in Findlay Ohio, leaving 13 horses dead, 30 seriously ill, and many more feeling some degree of illness. Students and teachers have been devastated by ...An especially virulent form of the equine herpes virus has charged through the barns of the University of Findlay, in Findlay Ohio, leaving 13 horses dead, 30 seriously ill, and many more feeling some degree of illness. Students...

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 ...

Rookie Cory Melton wins Phoenix PBR event

March 16 was a memorable day for rookie Cory Melton of Keithville, Louisiana, who took home $24,383.40 in earnings at the Professional Bull Riders Phoenix Bud Light Cup at the America West Arena. The event was the 12th stop on the PBR's 2002 Bud Light Cup Series presented by Las Vegas.March 16 was a memorable day for rookie Cory Melton of Keithville, Louisiana, who took home $24,383.40 in earnings at the Professional Bull Riders Phoenix Bud Light Cup at the America West Arena. The event was the...

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...

Howard takes top honors in Amsterdam

Leslie Howard of Westport Connecticut won the Grand Prix and the World Cup Class at CSI-W Amsterdam held December 13-16, 2001, riding Higher Ground Farm's Priobert de Kalvarie ...Leslie Howard of Westport Connecticut won the Grand Prix and the World Cup Class at CSI-W Amsterdam held December 13-16, 2001, riding Higher Ground Farm's Priobert de Kalvarie ...