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Rescues have increased in both number and importance to the US horse industry, even as we come out of the economic recession. Horses enter rescues for a variety of reasons. Some are there because they have not met expectations at the track or show ring. Others...

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Participants in this webcast will learn practical things a horse owner should know, and can do, that will reduce risks to horses during fires, floods and storms. This webcast is presented by My Horse University, Michigan State University Extension and the Exten...

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Many people still believe that the old rule of "buyer beware" holds true for every transaction, including horse sales. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, buyers can have several potential legal rights with respect to horse sales, and sellers need...

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Equine herpesvirus-1 myeloencephalopathy is sporadic but is a potentially devastating manifestation of EHV-1 infection. Anecdotal field evidence suggests that EHM is becoming increasingly more common, leading to speculation that viruses with increased neurovirul...

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Excess pasture consumption is often cited as a factor associated with the precipitation of laminitis, a devastating disease affecting horses feet. However the relationship between pasture consumption and laminitis does not appear to be similar among all horses,...

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Determining a horse’s body weight is important for weight and feeding management and administration of medication.  A livestock scale provides accurate measurement of body weight; however, few owners have access to a scale.  This presentation will focus on metho...

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Many popular social media platforms can be an excellent way to communicate, share information and publicize your equine program! During this webinar we will explore how you can safely use social media to enhance and expand your programs.

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Taylor F...

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This webcast will discuss health concerns for both under and overweight horses, with an emphasis on the overweight horse. Most horse owners understand the potential issues with horses being too thin, but may not be aware of the issues associated with the other e...

11/26/2013

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Understand the physical principles of arena footing and selection of arena footing materials. After installed the arena, learn to manage the footing materials.  Each riding surface will have advantages and shortcomings. Footing will change over time learn how to...

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This presentation will highlight special considerations for winter horse care. Topics include forage quality and forage alternatives, changes in exercise routines, clipping and blanketing.

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Nettie Liburt grew up on eastern Long Island, NY and has...

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