Volume 6 Issue 3
Table of Contents
Can We Save The Historic Abaco Wild Horses?
Too much of a good thing: These nearly extinct wild mares of Abaco Island found a haven after their forest home was ravaged by Hurricane Floyd. But knee deep in rich forage planted for cattle, they have become overweight, under exercised, and plagued with hoof problems and founder. Rescue efforts are under way but more help is needed to save this unique breed.
Cushing's/Metabolic Syndrome In Horses
Equine Cushing's Syndrome, also referred to as Equine Metabolic Syndrome, has been diagnosed in horses in record numbers in recent years, with the condition also now being seen in younger horses. This disorder is difficult to successfully treat with conventional medicine but recent research suggests that dietary, nutritional, and stress factors contribute to the disease, and that it is a malady of the modern, domesticated horse.
Digestion: An Approach to Health in Horses
The equine digestive tract is a complex and intriguing system. Its optimum function is essential for a healthy horse, and depends on many factors, the most important being what lives and thrives in it, and what passes (or doesn't) through it.
Getting Rid of Neck and Shoulder Pain
YOUR neck and shoulder pain doesn't have to affect your horse. It doesn't have to affect you either. With some simple warm up E-cises before riding, you can enjoy your ride. And with some simple strengthening E-cises, you can get rid of that pain.