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Learning The Why of Horses
21st Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
There is so much to learn about horses. Truly, you could spend your whole life studying them and still need a few more lives to cover even a fraction. For example here are a few questions that start with why... ...
Horse Eye and Behavior Relationship
21st Jul 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
If you look at different horses, you will start to notice that beyond color, markings, height and build, there are many more subtle differences between them. You might think that all horseís eyes are exactly the same. But, weíve seen that there are different colors of eyes. And, ...
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Horses and Lyme Disease
30th Jun 2016   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Singer Avril Lavigne has been battling Lyme Disease for over a year and my vet and I have discussed Lyme Disease vaccine for my dog. My daughter has found a tick logged on the belly of one of her horses. For both humans and animals, including dogs and horses, Lyme Disease can be ...
Horse Eye Problems and Infections
6th Dec 2015   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
The simplest first aid treatment for any eye problem is washing the area with a saline solution. You can easily make this at home with cooled boiled water and sea salt. There are lots of recipes online and you canít go too far wrong with one recommended for humans or other pets. ...
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The Flood Horses of South Carolina
10th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
There are some really dramatic videos of horse rescues in flood stricken South Carolina. Several days of torrential rains left S.C. residents on flood alert if they are not already under water. Rivers are spilling over their banks and dams that should control flooding arenít suff ...
Euthanizing A Blind Horse
11th Aug 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
I suggested that it would be humane to euthanize some blind horses as their blindness could result in stress and pain. Many of them claimed to have successfully ridden, shown and even jumped their blind horses. Because I truly believe that it is unwise for a beginner to consider ...
The Horse Eye and How A Horse Views Our World
4th Jul 2013   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Many people think that animals, including horses see in shades of grey. This isn't true. Horses may not see some colors as vividly as we do, because they can only see two visible wavelengths in the color spectrum, whereas we can see three. That means their vision is similar to pe ...
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Do You Wear Makeup To The Barn
5th May 2013   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Iíll admit it, Iím a little vain. I like nice clothes, to have my hair done, and I wear makeup. I even wear makeup to the barn, even though I donít wear my Ďgoing to town clothes', and my hair is usually tucked under a ball cap. I only wear a bit of makeup, enough to prevent my e ...
One Eyed Bandit - Horse With One Eye
16th Mar 2013   |   Horse Stories   |   RememberMeForThis
I met Bandit, a 13.3 piebald gelding at my trainerís barn two years ago around August 2011. He was a crazily fast half-blind piebald who was a mini-me to a horse named Nippers. Bandit thrived as a lesson horse; he was fit, happy and well ridden at the small barn. No one knows the ...
How To Diagnose And Treat Equine Eye Injuries
20th Apr 2011   |   Care and Grooming   |   Ghost
Powerful, sinuous and of unparalleled speed, stamina and agility, it is always daunting to remember how equally delicate and sensitive a horse can actually be. I was reminded of this duality quite recently when my accident-prone thoroughbred decided to hit his eye on something. I ...
Assistance Animals - The Seeing Eye Horse
12th Apr 2011   |   General   |   Artista
You might have heard of seeing eye dogs before, but what about a seeing eye horse? Seeing Eye horses (Also called Assistance Animals, Guide Ponies, etc.) aren't a huge trend in the world of assistance animals, but in special cases, they do exist. Just like seeing eye dogs are ...
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