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I love playing with the colours and composition of an image, sometimes I tilt while cropping and it adds a little extra energy to a busy photo....
I love playing with the colours and composition of an image, sometimes I tilt while cropping and it adds a little extra energy to a busy photo....
His daughter Oceanex has just nabbed the first confirmed spot for the 2020 Melbourne Cup, so I figured I'd upload a pic of the handsome boy! You might recognise this as the pic I edited with a black b...
His daughter Oceanex has just nabbed the first confirmed spot for the 2020 Melbourne Cup, so I figured I'd upload a pic of the handsome boy! You might recognise this as the pic I edited with a black b...
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Saddle Up Series - Understanding Your Horse's Back - Part One
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When it comes to selecting a saddle, any knowledgeable horse person will tell you that this is a task not to be taken lightly. The fit of a saddle can make or break a horseís performance, and a poorly fitting one can cau ...
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African Horse Sickness Outbreak
14th Jun 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Over the past few decades, several different countries have had to deal with a deadly horse disease believed to have originated in Africa. Currently Thailand has been hit with the virus, called African Horse Sickness or AHSV. Experts believe it was carried through the country by ...
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Tick Prevention and Removal
18th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Tick season is here along with spring weather, although for many of us ticks are now a year round worry. Luckily our dogs and cats can be protected from these pesky little blood suckers, but we have to watch our horses closely, since there is little in the way of tick prevention ...
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400 Horses Killed Each Month Due to COVID Lockdown
17th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Polo the Weirdo
The elongated shutdown of racing brings with it many great consequences, many of which are already beginning to show as owners, breeders and trainers alike are forced to begin euthanasia of horses they can no longer afford to keep. ...
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We Are The Virus While Nature Heals
15th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
There are news stories of how animals are returning to areas once busy with human activity. Elephants have broken into a distillery making corn wine and slept off their hangovers in a nearby tea garden. Deer and turkeys are wandering city streets. Orcas are showing up in areas th ...
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Horse Care During COVID-19
9th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Stables are dealing with restrictions and recommendations from various government agencies around the world. Depending on where you live, your stable might be closed to visitors altogether. But that doesnít mean your horse isnít being looked after. ...
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Equine Industry Financial Impact From COVID-19
4th May 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Thereís no doubt the competition season has been put on hold, at least in the northern hemisphere, while we deal with the effects of CoVID-19. And that has a lot of repercussions for the horse industry. The possible financial fallout of the lockdowns is also something that those ...
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Horse Patrol Used In Covid Enforcement
30th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In Al-Weer Dubai, mounted officers are watching for people who are not following the rules, and using horses to access narrow lanes and alleys where vehicles might have difficulty traveling. The horses used are ex-racehorses and the officers are tasked with determining if residen ...
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The Terminator COVID Horse Tweet
16th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Whiskey and Lulu are spreading the message about not spreading the virus. The tweet, videoed from the comfort of Schwarzeneggerís kitchen table, has the Terminator actor and his two equine companions urging the public to stay at home as much as possible and ...
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How to Stay Sane During Lockdown - A Guide for Equestrians
11th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Polo the Weirdo
With our current global pandemic, many equestrians the world over are suddenly being forced to face a horseless reality as entire nations enter lockdown. It is a miserable and testing time, but equestrians are tough. Weíre gonna make it. Unfortunately, we are also certifiably mad ...
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Horse Racing During COVID Lockdown
10th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Weíre all social distancing and any event that involves more than a few dozen people is probably cancelled. Horse racing, like so many other sports, is having to adapt quickly. Some tracks are running races without crowds in the grandstands. Others are shut down or are currently ...
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Equestrian In Lockdown
5th Apr 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Polo the Weirdo
On the first day of lockdown, most of us sat in our homes. Silent, shellshocked, looking through old pictures of our horses and trying to come to terms with the fact that we had to be without them for 3 whole weeks. Worrying about them getting bored standing in their paddocks. Wo ...
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Horse Diagnosed with COVID-19 In Arizona
30th Mar 2020   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Covid19, the new coronavirus that has turned into a global pandemic is affecting almost everything and certainly dominating the news. Itís likely to be that way for weeks, and possibly months to come. Coronaviruses take up residence in the lungs, and are zoonotic, which means the ...
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New Mexico County Takes Preemptive Action Against VSS Spread
23rd Jul 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In an effort to control an outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in horses, Sandoval County in New Mexico is proceeding with an aggressive mosquito control program. Vesicular Stomatitis is a viral disease carried by biting insects. It can lead to high fever and ulceration of the ...
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Hoof Pain and Sore Feet in Horses
18th May 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
There are a lot of reasons why a horse may be lame. Soft tissue injuries, joint inflammation and bruises of all types, can all make a horse lame. These are often obvious, and present with not just lameness but heat you can feel and swelling that is obvious. What isnít quite as ob ...
What is That Smell
1st Jan 2019   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Your horseís ears usually smells like the rest of the horse, with a waxy odor. If there is a foul odor, itís probably a sign of Otitis Externa. This can be caused by allergies, ticks and other biting insects, an injury, a foreign object or injury like a scrape. ...
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What is That Noise
22nd Dec 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Whinnies and neighs are normal horse noises and often the sounds that horses make are one of the few things that a non-horse person knows about horses. But horses do make other noises. Some are vocal, and some have other origins. Horses have a larynx that is similar to ours, and ...
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Equine Mange Mites
11th Dec 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Mange is a skin condition caused by mites. There is actually a few different types of mange, each caused by a specific type of mange that may affect certain areas of the horseís body. Some are more rare than others. Sarcoptic mange is uncommon, but if the mites that cause it it t ...
Types of Horse Wormers
26th Oct 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
We know that part of a good horse care includes developing our own deworming program. Gastrointestinal parasites, commonly called worms, can cause big health problems for your horse if they get out of hand. ...
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Equine Botulism Symptoms and Causes
19th Jul 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
A women in Nova Scotia is fighting for the life of some of her horses after already losing two and is worrying about a disease affecting the other horses in her equine rescue facility. The cause of the deaths, and the severe illness affecting the sick horses is botulism poisoning ...
Cannabis For Horses
9th Jun 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Marijuana legalization is a hot topic. Here in Canada, itís about to be legalized. It already is in several states and countries. Iím not going to comment about the pros and cons of legalization, or of its use in general. After reading about the effects of dogs (and looking throu ...
What is That Cough
6th Jun 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In Eastern Canada, a contagious disease is quarantining stables and shutting down events. Streptococcus Equi, a bacterial infection better known as strangles, has even shut down the famous RCMP musical ride. Strangles presents itself with a sudden high fever, runny nose, swollen ...
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EHM Outbreak
19th May 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
In the last month outbreaks of EHM have been reported in Michigan, California and North Dakota. One horse was diagnosed and euthanized on the same day. Other horses were placed in quarantine. While this is far from being an epidemic, itís important to understand these types of di ...
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Neonatal Foal Diseases
27th Feb 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
On the inside, a foal is protected from viruses and bacteria that might make it ill. But, itís born without a fully functioning immune system. Getting the first milk, called colostrum is essential for a foal, as this carries immune building antibodies. If a foal doesnít get this ...
Managing Equine Health Problems with Diet
12th Feb 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
A basic diet of hay or grass and water, along with a salt block is the standard for most horses. But, if your horse has a health problem, you may need to adjust what you feed to help treat or manage the disease. Here is a look at some of the common health problems that benefit fr ...
Manitoba Maple Poisoning
20th Jan 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Manitoba maple seeds are known to cause something called seasonal pasture myopathy, also known as atypical myopathy in Europe. Sadly, SPM is fatal in most cases. There is only about a 25 percent chance of a horse surviving poisoning from Manitoba maple seedlings, even with prompt ...
Why Does My Horse Stumble
24th Nov 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
We all stumble sometimes, and thatís perfectly normal. So it follows that our horses are going to take a misstep now and then. They have twice as many legs as we do after all. The occasional trip up isnít something to be worried about. But, if a horse stumbles often, there is pro ...
Horse Quarantine Basics
22nd Aug 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
If you own a horse, especially if you keep it at home, you need to know how you would keep one in quarantine if the need arises. You may want to bring a new horse home and make sure that it doesnít have any transferable health problems like viruses or lice and other skin diseases ...
Tricks to Deworm Your Horse
1st Jul 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
At some point in your horseís life, itís probably going to need medication of some sort, even if it only ever needs parasite control drugs. Depending on the how the medication is delivered, it can be tricky to get medications into your horse. Horses can get suspicious about takin ...
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Equine Sickness by the Season
20th Jun 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Each season brings with it a change in how we look after our horses. And each season brings with it problems we must watch for, and things we can let our guard down about. No sense in worrying about Lyme Disease in January when the snow covers the grass, but winter means we might ...
Equine Harmful Genetic Mutations
9th May 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Scientists have examined ancient horse DNA and discovered that horses were once much more genetically diverse than they are now. Domestication may have preserved horses from extinction, but the downside for the modern domestic horse is that they seem to have far more genetic muta ...
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