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A well prepared yearling walks with a handler through the NRHA Markel Futurity Sale in 2023. * Photo by Amy Olson

Five Tips About Sales Prep

If you follow Western performance horse sales, you might find yourself marveling at how fit and polished many of the yearlings and 2-year-olds in the catalogs are. Those gorgeous coats […]
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Five Things About EPM

“We seem to often recognize it and diagnose it a fair amount in performance horses, and I think that's probably for two reasons,” Reuss said.
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5 Tips About Equine Vaccines

At bigger shows, this often means that people and horses from all around the country must come together under one roof, sharing cross ties, wash racks, tie rings, etc.
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5 Tips for Navigating a Pre-Purchase Exam

According to DeHaan, the purpose of a pre-purchase exam, also known as a “PPE,” is to help a buyer make an educated decision regarding the purchase of a horse. The PPE could shed light on potential issues the horse might face at the time of purchase or in the future.
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5 Tips For Getting Your Horse Show-Ready

There’s something about a freshly groomed horse that improves its presence in the show pen and helps make a lasting first impression. Even better, the time you put into caring for your horse’s appearance can pay off by helping you look and feel like a winner, even if you don’t place.
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5 Tips About Equine Asthma

The No. 1 non-infectious respiratory disease is equine asthma syndrome, which can present as mild-moderate or severe. If your horse develops either type, it’s going to affect the way it performs.