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And They're Off: Dec. 1, 2010

And They're Off: Dec. 1, 2010

Lenny and Steve present And They're Off featuring Horse of the Year positions, 2-Year-Old Ky Derby Talent, Trainers and the Zenyatta Send Off. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. Watch Video

Rehabilitating Chronically Laminitic Feet

How veterinarians and farriers manage the chronically laminitic foot can often determine whether that horse can live a useful, relatively pain-free life. During the Sept. 17-18 Laminitis West Conference in Monterey, Calif., Bob Agne, DVM, an equine podiatrist at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., discussed how the Rood & Riddle podia...

Soaking Hay Can Lower Dust Concentrations

For horses that are sensitive to inhaled irritants, eating hay can be a problem. Even the cleanest, highest-quality hay is likely to contain a moderate amount of fine material. When a horse plunges his head into a pile of hay or pulls mouthfuls out of a haynet, he inhales countless small particles of dust, mold spores, and fibrous plant material. Collecti...

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