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Four maintenance tips that you can incorporate into your routine to maximize your horse’s suppleness and strength in his shoulders.


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SmartPak’s Dr. Lydia Gray answers your springtime questions including topics of shedding, shots, pasture, and more!


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SmartPak ATV March

[originally published in the March 2017 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this SPECIAL  episode:
1. If a horse is broken in the 3rd vertebrae, is the neck actually broken?
2. I have a horse who was recently diagnosed with navicular disorder. Can you explain this in simple terms? He’s


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No matter your horse's age, it's important for him to undergo a physical exam once a year. [photo via SmartPak.com]

A veterinary-directed wellness plan is an easy way to care for your horse.


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PleasureHorse.com and Show Horse Today caught up with Dana Hokana while in Vegas for the Silver Dollar Circuit.


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ATV Feb

[originally published in the February 2017 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What is the difference between founder and laminitis?
2. During the winter, it is hard to find hay for sale in my area, so I feed my 12-year old mare beet pulp. I have read


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ATV - January

[originally published in the January 2017 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What is the difference between hot and cold therapy (i.e. sweating the leg and icing or cold hosing, respectively), and under what circumstances should each be used?
2. How do you break down and interpret


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Check out these tips for keeping your senior horse’s joints in top shape.


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ATV Dec

[originally published in the December 2016 Issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What is the fungus horses get on the front of their cannon bones on their back legs, and how can I get rid of it?
2. What’s the best way to control/remove bot eggs from


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Make sure your warm-up plan includes these necessary elements.


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Igg

Make sure your foaling checklist includes an IgG test to be administered during the first 24 hours.


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Nov ATV

[originally published in the November 2016 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. Since October means Halloween, I was wondering about warts in horses. A horse I am looking after for a friend has a white wart in his ear. How can warts be treated, prevented, and kept


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TMJ issues can be affecting your horse’s performance.


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ATV October

[originally published in the October 2016 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What do you think everyone should know before owning a horse – medically, that is?
2. When does supplementing become too much? I’ve talked to vets and they’ve said different things. What is your opinion,


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Dana Hokana provides daily training tips here on PleasureHorse.com!


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