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Testing my new camera out with backlit subjects. This image is largely unedited (only minor tweaks made to sharpness). The colour is SOOC and I'm a little in love with how rich it is!...
Testing my new camera out with backlit subjects. This image is largely unedited (only minor tweaks made to sharpness). The colour is SOOC and I'm a little in love with how rich it is!...
Another barrel racing pic. It was awesome seeing the sprinting power of these Quarter Horses in action. Western isn't a hugely popular sport in New Zealand and it's spectacularly different to watching...
Another barrel racing pic. It was awesome seeing the sprinting power of these Quarter Horses in action. Western isn't a hugely popular sport in New Zealand and it's spectacularly different to watching...
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Moonfire - Fixing a Rearing Problem - Part 1
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It all started around November 2011 – I couldn’t tell you what caused it. Sometimes there is no cause – young horses are constantly going through phases, which are seldom triggered by anything at all – and this was just ...
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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, it’s important to understand these types of di ...
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How to Improve Your Intelligence and Other News
28th Apr 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horseback riding may improve your child’s intelligence. So says a study reported in a Country Living Magazine. The study, done by the Tokyo University of Agriculture, claims that the vibrations created by the horse while riding benefit the brain. Does this means those of us who r ...
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Security at Horse Events
7th Apr 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horse show season is ramping up for many of us. Especially if you are in North America, you’ll be noticing the show schedules being posted and perhaps lists of trail rides and other events you might be interested in attending. Although preparing for a competition of any type, or ...
How Your Horse Protects Itself From Flies
14th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Bug season around here is slowly tapering off, but until the first hard frost eradicates those pesky pests they will still be around to annoy us all. Late summer and early fall is when the tiny mosquitos that carry the West Nile Virus show up. The Bot fly uses the lazy days of la ...
Horse Vaccines Are Not Necessary
22nd Feb 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Equine anti-vaxxers believe that vaccinations overload or over-stimulate the horse’s immune system and cause long term neurological or allergy problems. We have to remember that our own, and our horse’s immune system is being assaulted every day by the dirt and germs around us. ...
Fall Equine Virus and Disease Concerns
20th Sep 2014   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
While riding the other day, I noticed there were few bugs. The only thing I noticed were very small mosquitoes landing on my horse's neck. We tend to think of early summer as peak mosquito season. But the mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus are more likely to be active in t ...
Which Vaccinations Does Your Horse Really Need
17th May 2014   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Spring is when many horse owners call their veterinarians and arrange to have their horses vaccinated. There are a handful of vaccines for various diseases in North America, but your horse really doesn’t need all of them, and it wouldn’t be advisable to give a horse all of them. ...
Horse in Texas Team Roping Competition Tested Positive for Rabies
7th May 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
It seems to be shaping up to a rather odd spring when it comes to outbreaks of diseases in horses. EHV is still a concern in some areas, while in other places, EIA has been a problem. Another disease that has hit the horse headlines is rabies. A horse in a Texas team roping compe ...
2014 EHV-1 Symptoms and Outbreak Locations
24th Apr 2014   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Another disease has made the lives of horse owners and their horses miserable in recent weeks. An outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus began at the beginning of March, and horses in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa were affected, with three requiring euthanasia. This week, a horse in Virg ...
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Six Horses in Tennessee Quarantined After Testing Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia
30th Mar 2014   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Six horses in Tennessee have been put in quarantine after testing positive for Equine Infectious Anemia. Horse owners in the state are being advised to test for the virus. Equine Infection Anemia is most commonly spread from horse to horse through mosquitoes. The insect draws blo ...
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10 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Horse
23rd Mar 2014   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
When we're working around horses, we tend to share a lot of germs with them. Who else but a horse owner would eat a sandwich with one hand, while brushing their horse's tail with the other? We've all done it and probably haven't come to any harm. We're more likely to get a broken ...
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Website Tracks Spread of EHV Virus
22nd May 2011   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Artista
mediMAP.org was developed to help you track the spread of the deadly EHV-1 virus. Launched by Ponybox.com member, Artista, we hope mediMAP can help people keep track of the virus in real time, mediMAP is free to use, and has no sign up requirement. You give only the informa ...
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