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Join Harvest Feed Mill & Purina for their annual Horse Owners Workshop! This Thursday night 5/9/13 at 6:00pm – a free BBQ dinner will be provided. Please RSVP by calling Harvest Feed Mill @ (256) 837-3039. Please bring a folding chair.

Featuring presentations from Purina nutritionists and veterinarian Dr. Vikki Trupin, and lots of great door prizes!

When: Thurs. May 9, 2013, 6:00pm


RSVP: (256) 837-3039

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Horse eating hayHay horse owners! Want to learn more about hay and pasture for your horse? Your Alabama Cooperative Extension System presents the Alabama Hay & Forage Field Day for Horse Owners!

Saturday, May 19, 2012
Registration begins at 8:00 am—Program begins at 9:00 am
Morgan County Agricultural Center
3120 Hwy 36 W Hartselle, AL 35640 Read the rest of this entry »


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Wondering whether you’re feeding a surplus of supplements? Are your ponies at a healthy weight, or are they a little too roly-poly? How much hay does a horse need, anyway? Now’s a great time to learn the answers to those questions and more.

Through Jan 23, 2012, Dr. Eleanor Kellon is offering a buy one get one free special on ALL of her online classes on equine nutrition and management. Free course to be same length as the purchased course – 10 week course or 2.5 week short course. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Except maybe the in-faux-mercial colic rap video on FreeColicReport.com, a website created by students at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Watch the (funny but educational) video about equine colic! Each segment covers a different type of colic. Can’t quite make out all the words? Read the lyrics.

And check out these articles:

Straight Talk about Colic – an article from July 2007 Equus magazine. Includes descriptions of different types of colic and their causes, a wonderful illustration of the equine digestive tract, and what to do if you suspect your horse is colicing.

Colic Precautions – an article from the Equus Wellness Guide by Equus magazine. Six steps to avoid colic and help keep your horse’s digestive system healthy.

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