Volume 8 Issue 1

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HOOFCARE HIGHLIGHTS

Hoof

Heel Height: The Deciding Factor

By Pete Ramey

The most common cause of hoof sensitivity, and the biggest crux we face, actually lies in the back of the foot. The wild horses show us that the hoof should have an arch from front to back, like the arch of your foot, and that the heel bulbs/frogs and heels should bear the initial impact force together…

 

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SPECIAL FEATURES

Horse Head

Reclaiming Intuition

By Marta Williams

Animals recognize the survival value of intuition and never disconnect from their intuitive awareness. We too possess intuitive ability, but we were conditioned to suppress it as we grew up.

Photo by Betsy Allen    

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FEATURE ARTICLE

Horse

Skin: The Boundary between Earth, Heaven, and Horse

By Barbara Chasteen

The skin and hair of a horse are far more important than mere decoration. How we manage our horse's skin has a profound influence on our horse's health and performance.

 

 

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YOUNG NATURALS

Horse

Kids with Horse Savvy!

By Nancy Faulconer

How do you view savvy? It is important to have a clear picture in your mind of what your desired outcome should be BEFORE you get started. I realized when my children were born, that I would have to make some serious adjustments in my horse life to accommodate toddlers…

 

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CONTRIBUTORS:
Bob Rogers, DVM
Lisa Ross-Williams
Marta Williams
Barbara Chasteen
Shari Frederick
Nayana Morag
Esther Sager
Lasell J. Bartlett
Pete Ramey
Ferdinand Santana
Ute Miethe
Raian Kaiser
Jock Ruddock
Nancy Faulconer
Mary Ann Kennedy
Harold Roy Miller
Su Zi
Meg Harrison Doyal

On the cover: Rex, enjoying a brisk wintry morning. A horse's whiskers, even when ice-coated, convey vital sensory information to him. The bright morning sun will soon melt away the ice from these important sensors.
Cover Photo © Julie Benedetto
Furry Productions
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Brooklyn NY, 11218
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julie@furryproductions.com
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