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Prevent Dehydration During Cold Weather

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

Prevent Dehydration During Cold Weather

We’ve all heard the old saying, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” Well, that’s true. Low grade dehydration is definitely a problem in the winter. In fact, keeping your hor …

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Feeding herbs to animals

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

Feeding herbs to animals

Herbs come in many forms: liquids, tinctures, teas, powders, fresh plants…….so, what’s best for my horse, dog, or cat?There are many ways to feed herbs to animals. What’s best depends partly on the sp …

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Hay Equals Warmth – Winterize Your Horse

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

Hay Equals Warmth – Winterize Your Horse

If you observe what your horse eats in the winter, it’s usually more hay. Allow them to have more hay if the weather is really cold. Why is this important and an effective approach to winterizing your …

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Water: The Important Nutrient Everyone Forgets

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

Water: The Important Nutrient Everyone Forgets

Water is the number one nutrient fed to any animal and is often the most overlooked nutrient in any species’ nutritional program. By weight, horses consume two to three times as much water as food. If …

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CBD for Horses with Laminitis

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

CBD for Horses with Laminitis

EDUCATION IS KEY TO CBD FOR HORSES WITH LAMINITISLaminitis is a common disease of the equine hoof, but it is often challenging to effectively prevent and treat in all horses, donkeys, mules, ponies an …

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Lavender can be used in making horse treats

Posted by Joyce Harman, DVM on Jul 21st 2022

Lavender can be used in making horse treats

Q:I just got some lavender extract paste can I make horse treats with it? If I can what should I put in them?–Jamie A:Lavender can be used in making horse treats of almost any type you wish. Most hor …

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