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care-for-your-horse-in-hot-weather
•Provide shade, airflow (use fans) and free access to clean water during hot weather. •Avoid riding your horse when the combined air temperature (F) and relative humidity is over 150, especially if the horse is not acclimated to the heat. •To cool an overheated horse, sponge it with cool water. Repeat this until the horse is cool. •If near a water source, use a hose to spray the horse continuously with cool water. •Contact your
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chataqua
We shared a piece of our heritage and history with Will and Alice James! We raised funds for our WJS Scholarship program and made a little history doing it! I would like to express my thanks and heart felt appreciation for all who attended the Will and Alice James Chautauqua June 26th in Minden about Will James and his wife Alice. This is a first for the Will James Society and we are so proud
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Horses-in-the-American-Civil-War
By Kim Harris I have oodles of friends and neighbors who have horses. I always “borrowed” one when I rode in the annual Pony Express Re-Ride. Personally, I’m holding out for a cute Ass. Hey…I’m talking about a BLM rescue donkey! However, I do get plenty of chances to talk with my friends  about how they care for their equine pets, so I can’t help but reflect on a time when everyone was dependent upon
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Wild-Horse-Tales
Temperatures are rising, we are sweltering and our wild horses look thirsty. We all love them, love seeing them and want to make them happy and comfortable. Please find the self-control to resist the temptation to put out water for wild horses at your home or business. We know you love them…. we know you care. But I promise you will destroy the very thing you love if you provide them with feed or water.
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horse-trivia
1. The horse, Clade Equidae, originated in North America 55 million years ago. 2. The caballine or “stout-legged horse” belonging to the genus Equus, and Haringtonhippus Francisco, the “stiltlegged horse.” Recent studies of ancient DNA suggest that the North American caballine horses included the ancestor of the modern horse. 3. At the end of the Last Glacial Period, the non-caballines went extinct and the caballines were extirpated from Americas. Multiple factors that included changing climate
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