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My Path to Cera Shoes

My Path to Cera Shoes
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Pros & Cons of CERA Shoes Vs’ Steel Shoes
Recently I was approached to write an article on the pros and cons of plastic shoes (CERA Shoes) vs’ steel shoes.
Written by Clare Fleming distributor of
CERA Shoes in Australia.
Phone: 0400890446
http://ceraenduranceshoesaustralia.yolasite.com

Tying horses up

Tying horses up
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Upon a request from a horse owner who had a dangerous and traumatic situation arise with their horse being tied, I was asked to write an article about tying horses.

Mel Fleming
www.melfleming.com.au
mel@melfleming.com.au

Explaining Acupuncture

Explaining Acupuncture
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An acupuncturist talks about his experiences and gives some explanation on how acupuncture works with horses.

Feed Poisonings in Horses and the Dangers in Hays, Chaffs and Grain

Feed Poisonings in Horses and the Dangers in Hays,  Chaffs and Grain
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The most common causes of feed-related poisoning in horses are bacteria, moulds (which produce mycotoxins) and plants – the most common of these are the mycotoxins produced by moulds.

Beware The Caterpillar !!

Beware The Caterpillar !!
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Nothing is more devastating than going to the effort of getting your mare in foal , seeing that belly grow and then having your mare abort  with only a couple of months pregnancy to go.

Beating the Hoof Bugs

Beating the Hoof Bugs
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There can’t be many horse owners up the East coast of Australia who have not had to do battle at some point with seedy toe (white line disease) and thrush. Both conditions, caused by invasion of the hoof structure by bacteria or fungi, are rife in humid conditions

Respect

Respect
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Respect is something that is earned and given freely. It can’t be bought and it doesn’t come via force, we cannot demand it. Respect has no fear in it. It means to admire, hold in high regard and show courtesy toward.

Using Euphoria Peplis to Treat Cancers in Horses

Using Euphoria Peplis to Treat Cancers in Horses
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The first person to tell me about the effectiveness of the white sap of Euphorbia peplus was my late father-in-law, the well known plant pathologist Professor Neville White.

The Mystical Gypsy Cob

The Mystical Gypsy Cob
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Kelly Hinton from Dellifay Gypsy Cobs and Performance Horses. Kelly’s stud is based on the Gold Coast and her stallion Gypsy Elite Anthony’s Quinn graced the cover of our 2010 Winter edition.

Spring Sprung Early with a Bang for Us this Week

Spring Sprung Early with a Bang for Us this Week
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On Friday 13th August, we were contacted by a veterinary clinic who reported that an abandoned foal was wandering the Beerburrum State Forest (last seen on Red Lane), and passed on the number of a contact in the Forestry department, who had the details.

SPORTALOOSA KNABSTRUPPER the horse with CHARACTER

SPORTALOOSA KNABSTRUPPER the horse with CHARACTER
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For hundreds, perhaps thousands of years, the spotted horse has flourished throughout Europe. Breeds as we know them today didn’t exist back then. Horses were rather selected and bred for a purpose, for example a war horse, a carriage horse or for training in high school.

SPORTALOOSA: Breeding a foal involves a lot of time

SPORTALOOSA: Breeding a foal involves a lot of time
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Breeding a foal involves a lot of time, money and long term commitment. Breeders have a moral responsibility to ensure the best future for the young horse brought into the world, which means breeding quality to begin with.