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Food (Hay, Grain, How often, How much, Storage)

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ALEX: I think first, once we’ve decided we’re going to have a horse, and then we’re going to decide on how we’re going to use that horse is really going to determine a lot on what type of feed and … Continue reading

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Conformation

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ALEX: There are a few things that are really important in selecting a horse, and probably one of the most important things is conformation. Conformation based on specific breeds. And Steve, if you could, please elaborate on the conformation of … Continue reading

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Vet Soundness Exam

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STEVE: The vet check can be paramount to the use of the horse and the longevity of the horse because a lot of things that they’re going to find in the process of examining it, and try to uncover potential … Continue reading

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Farrier (How to choose, What to expect)

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ALEX: In selecting a farrier, it’s important to note first off that a horses’ hoof is one of the most important parts of their anatomy, so it’s important to find the right farrier because a horses’ hoof needs attention pretty much on … Continue reading

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Veterinarian (How to choose, What to expect)

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ALEX: Deciding who your veterinarian should be is really about what region you’re in. If you’re in a highly dense population of horses, it’s going to be easier to find veterinarians. A lot of veterinarians are mobile — they come … Continue reading

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Breeding

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STEVE: When you’re considering breeding horses, you need to decide what it is that you’re going to breed for. If you’re breeding racehorses, you certainly look at pedigrees, conformation, performance records, things of this nature. If you’re going to breed … Continue reading

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