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Fully Charged: Electrolytes for Horses

Fully Charged: Electrolytes for Horses

Horses lose key electrolytes and proteins through sweat at a much higher rate than humans, and if not adequately replenished, can significantly hamper performance and potentially cause dehydration. Racehorses, endurance horses and show horses...

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Sound Advice: On Call With Dr. Wally

Sound Advice: On Call With Dr. Wally

It takes a team to keep a champion barrel horse firing on all cylinders, and Nellie Miller has one of the best.

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John Wilkinson
Meet the Makeovers: Shannon and Jake

Meet the Makeovers: Shannon and Jake

For the second year in a row the large animal surgeon and professor at the University of Missouri’s MU Equine Hospital made the trek to the Thoroughbred Makeover in Lexington, KY with a former patient turned personal project. Tips for re-starting an OTTB in a second career. 

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John Wilkinson
Keys to Healthier Hooves

Keys to Healthier Hooves

As a veterinarian AND a certified farrier, Dr. Vernon Dryden is one of the most sought after hoof experts in the country. We caught up with Dr. Dryden to discuss how horse owners can improve the quality of their horses' feet, without having to make drastic changes in treatment.

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