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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered

Q. I've just adopted a wild horse and have heard that they often don't need shoes. She is in a quarter-acre dry lot connected to a 10-acre irrigated pasture for turn-out. Do we need to shoe her?

A. Read the Vet's Answer

Horse Sense (and Sensibility)

Making the Best of Stall Rest

Four weeks of mandatory stall rest can be a tough for any horse, much less an energetic off-track Thoroughbred. From haynet experiments to enrichment toy trials, Here's how Stephanie and Happy coped.