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UC-Davis
A dedicated team of professionals at UC Davis work around the clock to help newborns beat the odds. Posted by UC Davis Center for Equine Health Horse Report | Jul 8, 2017 | Article, Foal Care, Veterinary Practice One of the most thrilling and heartwarming experiences in the equine world is seeing a healthy foal stand within minutes of birth. However, sick foals can have some of the highest mortality rates in veterinary medicine. Therefore, the effort to save them takes a
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rich-strike
In the May 7th Saturday race at Churchill Downs, Rich Strike, which closed at 80-1 odds — the longest of any horse in the field of 20 — won by 3/4 of a length over Epicenter and third-place finisher Zandon. It was the second-largest upset in the race’s history Saturday. Rich Strike’s team won $1.86 million of the Derby’s $3 million purse. The only time a horse overcame longer odds to win the race was in
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cilly-pepper
UPDATE – Kimmy has a new sister. Ms. Kisses was found injured on the range. She had been attacked by a predator (as best we can tell). So the 1st TWO orphans of the season are here. Both needed vet care and are eating and drinking well. KIMMY is Here. She is an abandoned, orphan foal. She was found scared, alone, hungry and cold in the mountains. We are heading to Doc right now, but
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Halter-Breaking-the-Young-Horse
Horses that have not been halter broken are virtually impossible to handle or do anything with. The halter is a basic piece of equipment which is placed on the horse’s head and used to tie the horse, lead the horse and convey basic commands to the horse. Halter breaking is the first step in training a horse. In an ideal situation, a foal should be handled by humans almost immediately after his birth. It is
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md-barnmaster
We have some exciting news!   If you have heard that our local MD Barnmaster builder had recently retired, you were right.  But there is no need to worry about the ability to purchase or build the MD Barnmaster barn of your dreams.  Seeing a need for providing Nevada with turn-key services in designing and building MD Barnmaster barns, Erv Johnson of ERJ Construction has teamed up Dan Robinson of Dan’s Backhoe Service and the two
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