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ATV July

[originally published in the July 2017 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. Is pulling a mane harmful to the horse, and if yes, are there products that aren’t harmful?
2. How can you tell the age of a horse by the teeth? Also, I bet you know


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ATV June

This BONUS episode of Ask the Vet features Dr. Andy Kaneps of Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery as our special guest.


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[originally published in the May 2017 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. I have a horse that was diagnosed with anhidrosis. Aside from medication, is there anything I can do to help him? I once saw a horse like that at a barn I was at before,


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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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