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The Gift Guide for Every Horse in the Barn

The Gift Guide for Every Horse in the Barn

No two horses are exactly alike, but hang around long enough and you start to learn "the types." Certain traits and circumstances will differ, but the need for good nutrition is universal. 

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John Wilkinson
"There's Your Equithrive Working"

"There's Your Equithrive Working"

Mak, my 11-year-old thoroughbred, has always had pretty terrible feet. His right front foot has a negative angle (collapsed heels) while his left front is upright. He has historically had very minimal sole depth, doesn’t tolerate frog pressure, and in his younger years, he constantly abscessed. So, what did I do? I found a team. I found a farrier I could trust to make the best judgment calls for this heart horse of mine and treats Mak as if he were his own.  I also have a vet I can turn to. Dr. Heather may hate Mak’s feet, but she...

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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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