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Horse eating hayHay horse owners! Want to learn more about your horse? Your Alabama Cooperative Extension System presents a special bonus meeting of the Horse Owner Resource, Science and Education (H.O.R.S.E) series of educational meetings for Spring 2013!

Tuesday May 28, 2013 – 6:00pm – Forage Production for Horse Owners

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Formal Place SettingDo you know which nutrients are important building blocks for healthy hoofs? Read ‘Feed the Feet‘, an article by Dr. Eleanor Kellon, VMD, in the August 2011 issue of HorseLink Magazine – a free online publication.

(Also in this issue, Clinton Anderson shows you how to teach your horse to flex his neck, and top clinician Julie Goodnight tests five saddlebags.

Plus, find out the latest cribbing research, learn about electrolytes, get your horse squeaky clean, and ride Kentucky with Darley Newman of Equitrekking.)

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Do hoof supplements really work? Do some work better than others? Which ingredients should I look for?

To find out, read this article from the May 2009 issue of Horse Journal, documenting results from a field trial of 28 hoof supplements:

Horse Journal Field Trial of Hoof Supplements


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Free Purina Nutrition Workshop at Harvest Feed Mill 6pm Thurs 3/25/2010

Print the newsletter linked below, bring a friend, and you’ll both get a $10 off coupon!

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pull the string to open a feed sack

Find and pull the magic string to open your feed sack by unraveling the stitching.

Yep, there’s a right way and a bunch of wrong ways.  If you’ve never quite been able to get the hang of figuring out which string to pull to open feed sacks quickly and easily – stay tuned!

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