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Nov 20, 2014
Researchers Evaluate Riding School Horse Health
By Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA
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Riding school horses can face multiple health and welfare challenges simply because of their situation—working under various riders with varying skill levels and frequently stalled. Recently, Danish researchers undertook an innovative study to investigate how horses at 100 riding schools in that country were managed and how this affected their health.
The biggest culprits for health issues in these riding school horses? Lack of pasture time and a horse's advancing age, the researchers said. But also—and perhaps more surprisingly—the advancing age of the school manager and the limited experience and education of the instructors. More info...

Nov 20, 2014
Rehabilitating, Refeeding, and Rehoming Rescue Horses
Ask the Vet Live Event Tonight at 8.00 PM
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Rescued horses require special care to bring them back to health. Learn how you can help during our live event. More info...

Nov 20, 2014
Behind the Scenes at the Boys Ranch Rodeo Hear the story behind the 70th anniversary of the showcase event at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, with Boys Ranch Administrator Mike Pacino.

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