Harmany Equine Clinic
Phone: (540) 229-1855
1214 North Poes Rd
Flint Hill, VA 22627

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SUMMER GRASS ISN’T DANGEROUS, RIGHT?

Dr. Joyce Harman offers tips to keep your horse healthy during summer grazing There’s no denying that summer is here, bringing with it the changing responsibilities of a horse owner. You might change out troughs more often to keep your horse’s water cool and fresh, or you might cold hose him on those brutal July […]


Ask Dr. Harman: Clipping whiskers, yes or no?

Q: My 5-year-old gelding, who I compete in hunters, won’t let me clip his whiskers or under his jaw even when twitched or sedated. (He rears up and strikes out when I try.) I don’t think he’s afraid of the horse clippers themselves because I can clip other parts of his body, and having the clippers […]


Muzzles and grass, blessings or curses?

Spring grass brings blessings to some and curses to those with easy keeping and fat horses. We are going to take a look at some of the ways to manage all that spring grass. The main choices to manage grass intake are to reduce time on grass or to reduce the amount of grass eaten. […]


Insulin Resistance, cinnamon, herbs

As spring approaches in most parts of the country, we have to turn our thoughts to the flush of spring grass. For many of us, that beautiful spring green has become a curse as our horses gain weight and consider foundering or becoming Insulin Resistant (IR). We spend hours researching the latest information and wind […]


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