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Clinic Report: Learning to Connect

January 28, 2015

Sound Horsemanship Clinic 1

Chronicle of the Horse blogger Lily Foregger shares lessons from Ruthann's first in the Essentials of Sound Horsemanship Clinic Series...

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Sound Horsemanship Clinic Near Boston Saturday

January 21, 2015

Sound Horsemanship Clinics

I’m up on the latest greatest! This Saturday I'll expand on winter, soundness, handling, bandaging and braiding information...

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Maintaining Arena Footing

January 14, 2015

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Heritage Farm's Gerardo Escalera shares best practices for maintaining arenas.  Good footing is pivotal to keeping horses sound. Twenty years running one of the most successful show stables of all time has revealed some surprises...

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Bathing Alternatives

October 26, 2014

Heating Water

Cold backs and muscles make horses prone to soundness problems. Soap MUST be rinsed well, or skin irritations will ensue.  So, without warm running water, bathing is not a wise option. YET, those competing or getting clipped need to be clean. There are two very viable options for bathing without wetting horses.

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