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June July 2016
Vol 38 No 1
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INSIDE the June / July 16 issue
Vol 38 No 1 $7.50 AU, $7.95 NZ, App (for all devices) $5.99
 

COUNTING STRIDES FOR FLATWORK by Liz Tollarzo
Counting strides can be useful when riding circles and schooling a horse, allowing the rider to focus on various transitions and exercises in their training regime.

SARCOIDS
by Dr Jennifer Stewart
The most common skin cancer of horses and donkeys, sarcoids are a tumour that is tricky to diagnose, and unpredictable in every aspect of their development.

Read the Oct Nov 2012 DEFEATING THE SARCOID DEATH SENTENCE article on-line here. This reader’s story documented the search by Cheryl McGaffin for something to help manage her gelding, Daniel, after he was diagnosed with sarcoids.

WHY DOES MY HORSE NEED MASSAGE?
by Anicca Main
A treatment that’s becoming a regular occurrence in many horses’ overall health regime, massage can identify and prevent problems and improve a horse’s health and wellbeing.

MASSAGE TECHNIQUES FOR HORSE OWNERS
by Anicca Main
There are a number of techniques that owners can incorporate into their horse’s maintenance program.

GROUND WORK FOR RIDERS by Sarah Warne
Success in the saddle requires more than just time spent riding, it requires a commitment to work on a range of areas that can influence how well that next dressage test will go.

   
Sarcoids are tricky to diagnose and unpredictable in their development.5 Most Common Horse Feeding Mistakes.   5 Most Common Horse Feeding Mistakes.   Please Explain - Should you remove the horse's whiskers?

THE WORM HAS TURNED by Kaye Meynell with Dr Ann Nyland
Worming practices are being questioned as research brings a greater understanding of the worms that pose the most risk to horses, and the consequences of what horse owners could be doing with their worming regime.
PLEASE NOTE: An error appears in the WORM CHART in the printed magazine - View extract of article and corrected chart

TECHNOLOGY AIDING WORM MANAGEMENT
by Erika Gough

The latest technology is being utilised in many areas of horse keeping with a number of new tools that will allow for more effective deworming programs to be implemented when needed.

FIVE MOST COMMON FEEDING MISTAKES
by Erika Gough

There’s no one size fits all approach to horse keeping, and what suits one horse may not suit another. This guide identifies where it’s easy to go wrong when catering for your horse’s nutritional needs.

HAIR by Kit Prendergast
Horse hair is more than just a decorative covering on the horse’s body
that has to be brushed or clipped.

HEALING SOFT TISSUE INJURIES by Kaye Meynell with Dr Kerry Ridgeway
Soft Tissue injuries can affect a considerable number of equine athletes and seriously hamper their training and performance. Upon diagnosis they can be time consuming and challenging to treat, and even prevent the horse meeting its potential for life.

MOBILE VETS by Harriet Leahy
When the services of a vet are required it’s often at the property where the horse resides. With nearly a third of equine vets providing a mobile service, there’s a lot more to the role than what you may think.


REGULAR FEATURES

To win a selection of books - simply tell us which article you read first in this issue and which article you read ( or will read) last.
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Horses Who Heal by Sue Spencer RRP $29.99
Clinton Anderson's Downunder Horsemanship RRP $39.99
Do I Call the Vet and what to do in the meantime by Richard Chapman BVSc

PLEASE EXPLAIN
Queries addressed this issue include: SHOULD I TRIM MY HORSE'S WHISKERS? CLIP OUT HIS EARS?
HOW TO TELL IF YOU ARE RIDING ON THE RIGHT DIAGONAL? AND, DOES IT MATTER IF MY HORSE DRINKS HARD OR SOFT WATER?

PRODUCT NEWS Product informationa dn what's new in the market place.

HORSE FRONT News, veterinary advances and horse happenings around the world.

THE GREEN HORSE - horses and the land
View the range of articles in the Green Horse that cover Greasy Heel and re-cycling horse manure, Common horse pasture pitfalls, Helping nature prevent flooding, Making your own herbal poultice
(with Angela Davison Horse Herbalist), Arena dust and how it may affect your horse, Caterpillas and spontaneous abortion in mares.
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Vol 34 - 3 DEFEATING THE SARCOID DEATH SENTENCE
by Cheryl McGaffin

This reader’s story documented the search by Cheryl McGaffin from the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria for something to help manage her gelding, Daniel, after he was diagnosed with sarcoids.
Cheryl tried numerous conventional treatments and natural therapies before she took steps to import a topical cream that was available in the USA.

Vol 36 - 6 BIOSECURITY
by Dr Jennifer Stewart

Would your horses be protected if there was an outbreak ofdisease within Australia? Biosecurity is what you do to reduce.

Vol 27 - 4 ROSS RIVER VIRUS by Dr Jennifer Stewart
Paving the way to understanding and addressing the transmission of Ross River virus into the equine population.

Vol 28 - 2 EARLY DETECTION OF FOALING PROBLEMS
by Dr Cameron Collins ( Equine Veterinarians Australia)

Early recognition of problem signs during a ,are's pregnancy, during the birthing process and in the first hours of a foal's life can be the difference between life or death outcome.

 

 

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