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books, this internet site & others, check conflicting info w/vet
4/21/2009 10:11:54 AM
The horse.com is the most comprehensive source of equine health information I've found. Bravo!
4/20/2009 10:50:40 PM
Make that TRUSTED industry sources like AAEP and WEVA studies.
4/20/2009 9:47:46 PM
4/20/2009 8:23:29 PM
4/20/2009 8:05:03 PM
farrier, vet, reading
4/20/2009 7:51:16 PM
4/20/2009 6:33:49 PM
4/20/2009 6:18:01 PM
Myself - I am a nutritionist - equine specialist.
4/20/2009 5:58:57 PM
4/20/2009 4:17:19 PM
Read everything horse related I can get my hands on and personal experience!!!
4/20/2009 4:06:28 PM
Acombination of research data,veterinary, and practical experience.
4/20/2009 3:59:21 PM
Books are my biggest source, no matter what the price! Vet Texts are the best!
4/20/2009 3:52:04 PM
Professional Animal Scientist/Equine Nutritionist
4/20/2009 3:39:12 PM
books and internet
4/20/2009 3:24:23 PM
I read a lot but when it comes down to it, I trust my vet.
4/20/2009 3:21:32 PM
this website is a great one; also books, magazines: Horse Journal
4/20/2009 3:21:23 PM
TheHorse.com and textbooks
4/20/2009 1:24:02 PM
books, internet, experience
4/20/2009 11:05:35 AM
4/20/2009 7:48:51 AM
4/20/2009 12:15:31 AM
vet is primary but I get information from a wide range of friends & media
4/19/2009 11:06:51 PM
4/19/2009 7:18:50 PM
Scientific Journals and news mags (I am veterinarian)
4/19/2009 4:49:55 PM
Your newsletter, Equus & Horse Illustrated magazines.
4/19/2009 12:30:52 AM
4/18/2009 9:52:28 PM
Some horsey friends/breeders have been more help than vets
4/18/2009 4:25:42 PM
the horse dot com, magazines, specific web sites.
4/18/2009 7:10:01 AM
Research on line also.. The Horse.com! Thanks!
4/18/2009 6:40:27 AM
I belonged to the Yahoo Equine Cushings group and subscribe to several equine publications.
4/18/2009 12:34:54 AM
each year 4 times per yr my vet review my horse health & I attend clinic given by vets
4/17/2009 10:18:19 PM
I always take question about what I read to my vet. I follow his advice
4/17/2009 7:28:40 PM
I like to keep up to date with the sophisticated information available in the media
4/17/2009 6:21:25 PM
I have a few vets I consult with in addition to my regular vet
4/17/2009 6:10:09 PM
4/17/2009 5:32:39 PM
I glean as much verifiable information as possible but my relationship with my vet is #1.
4/17/2009 4:44:14 PM
media is ok but a good vet will be on the cutting edge. We have one of these vets.
4/17/2009 3:52:06 PM
The Horse.Com of course!
4/17/2009 3:00:57 PM
I use a combination of vet, internet, friends and horse owners
4/17/2009 2:42:29 PM
We use a combination of media & veterinarian.
4/17/2009 2:33:50 PM
I have a TON of vet books that I read constantly. I am also on The Horse.com everyday
4/17/2009 2:28:29 PM
Combo - vet, trainer, media
4/17/2009 1:51:35 PM
books, magazines, internet
4/17/2009 11:57:07 AM
I read alot, then follow up curisoties with questions to my vet.
4/17/2009 5:38:01 AM
Research! Research! Research! I read everything I can find, pick brains, watch videos, ask the vet.
4/17/2009 1:31:20 AM
frfomthe artical on the computer and medical books and horse and rider
4/17/2009 1:26:08 AM
4/17/2009 12:20:53 AM
4/17/2009 12:00:47 AM
Vets are trained in equine health issues where other info is not always correct & could do more harm
4/16/2009 11:53:07 PM
4/16/2009 11:38:26 PM
the Horse, both online and the magazine are my maine source right now.
4/16/2009 9:49:21 PM
EQUUS and The Horse
4/16/2009 9:21:31 PM
internet & articles & tapes & CD'S
4/16/2009 8:58:26 PM
my years of experience, plus I am an equine tech; then my Vet
4/16/2009 8:39:39 PM
4/16/2009 8:21:49 PM
I use multiple sources for health information including internet, literature, and vet.
4/16/2009 7:53:02 PM
my black smith sees my horses every 6 weeks he can see if something is wrong if i don't see first
4/16/2009 6:45:52 PM
Books, Magazines and Internet Web Sites
4/16/2009 5:54:10 PM
I also read equine magazines and veterinary journals
4/16/2009 5:43:36 PM
I look up info on the internet and a horse health/vet book and trust my vet
4/16/2009 5:23:36 PM
We are blessed to have HDM and R&R in Lex to provide quality info on horse care and vet services
4/16/2009 5:15:21 PM
Reading and experience are my primary source of info.
4/16/2009 4:37:21 PM
Veterinarian coupled with good research skills.
4/16/2009 4:34:12 PM
I hear/read about issues, validate with the vet.
4/16/2009 4:10:35 PM
4/16/2009 4:03:16 PM
Vet AND research. Check out current research with vet - he's usually "on it."
4/16/2009 3:31:26 PM
And equine publications, not the fluff magazines.
4/16/2009 3:02:24 PM
I've been in the horse business for more than 50 years and know more than many vets today!
4/16/2009 2:34:21 PM
Internet, yahoo groups, seminars
4/16/2009 12:32:47 PM
Vast amounts of info/articles on Internet/horse mags-all should read/educate themselves all the time
4/16/2009 10:11:57 AM
I use dvm's writings on the internet example foalcare.com
4/16/2009 10:09:12 AM
Dr. Eleanor Kellon-EC website
4/16/2009 9:59:18 AM
my vets, also through literature (books/internet)
4/16/2009 8:05:03 AM
I do read many articles on horse.com and use this in making decisions about my horse
4/16/2009 7:26:15 AM
Although I always research health issues, my vets are the bottom line for final treatments
4/16/2009 7:22:28 AM
books and the internet
4/16/2009 6:07:54 AM
4/16/2009 5:47:54 AM
there is no one best way, I use them all depending on the situation
4/15/2009 11:29:07 PM
I'm an Equine Management student at Midway College
4/15/2009 10:29:29 PM
Friends and lots of horse magazines and email articles.
4/15/2009 9:57:41 PM
4/15/2009 9:04:45 PM
4/15/2009 8:45:57 PM
The Internet, used wisely, is an amazing resource!
4/15/2009 8:26:40 PM
4/15/2009 8:17:32 PM
4/15/2009 7:31:39 PM
Parents first, then trainers, then vet for complex issues
4/15/2009 6:32:44 PM
4/15/2009 6:19:19 PM
The Horse .com & my vet
4/15/2009 6:02:13 PM
Equine veterinarian as opposed to Large Animal Vet
4/15/2009 5:05:09 PM
4/15/2009 4:16:10 PM
4/15/2009 3:51:07 PM
THE HORSE HAS IT ALL
4/15/2009 3:33:44 PM
4/15/2009 3:03:23 PM
I am a farrier and take many classes beyond hoof care.
4/15/2009 2:59:25 PM
4/15/2009 2:53:46 PM
Wish I could choose more than one. Mine is split between vet, industry media, other horse owners
4/15/2009 2:37:33 PM
theHorse.com is a great resource that I use & print out or email articles to friends.
4/15/2009 2:01:59 PM
Internet and book research.
4/15/2009 1:37:49 PM
Years & years of experience & vet will will answer a question w/phone call
4/15/2009 1:20:04 PM
I learn of new things, then ask my vet about them
4/15/2009 1:13:25 PM
and my secondary is The Horse!
4/15/2009 1:10:54 PM
I research alot myself and I also use a medical intuitive. She is amazing!
4/15/2009 12:48:26 PM
40+ years experience. Now use internet first, then vet.
4/15/2009 12:33:41 PM
internet - bulletins, forwarded articles from friends, veterinarian
4/15/2009 12:20:17 PM
Variety of sources-my vet & research & reading. We should never rely on 1 source.
4/15/2009 12:03:56 PM
instructors, friends, vets, barn manager, text books, i use everyone!
4/15/2009 11:44:40 AM
Journal articles by Veterinarians
4/15/2009 11:39:52 AM
4/15/2009 11:30:02 AM
my teacher who is also a vet
4/15/2009 11:16:36 AM
Ourselves after 50 years with horses. Use Vet for law required coggins, insp., severe emergency
4/15/2009 11:07:51 AM
The Horse Magazine/&.com
4/15/2009 10:56:47 AM
College/universities offering equine courses--vet is equally as important.
4/15/2009 10:03:55 AM
I look for good sound independent research on any equine issues.
4/15/2009 9:58:09 AM
A lifetime of reading , experience, and a great equine vet.
4/15/2009 9:54:23 AM
I usually talk to other horseman, then my vet.
4/15/2009 9:47:24 AM
I get it from where ever I can
4/15/2009 9:22:15 AM
Horse.com " The Best "
4/15/2009 8:43:15 AM
Duh!! Trained professional
4/15/2009 8:40:49 AM
The Horse and my vet
4/15/2009 8:32:44 AM
Readiong, reading, reading all sources involving horses and horse care.Plus, my vet.
4/15/2009 8:09:12 AM
Read every book and magazine on horses can get my hands on.
4/15/2009 8:08:06 AM
BHS & NVQ3 training
4/15/2009 7:38:50 AM
magazine articles internet mostly. My own experience with horses, vets are never there when you ne
4/15/2009 7:00:53 AM
4/15/2009 6:34:56 AM
4/15/2009 6:14:27 AM
Vet first, horsey friends, internet
4/15/2009 5:35:16 AM
Other: It would have to be a combination of above
4/15/2009 1:58:45 AM
4/15/2009 1:17:59 AM
Magazines and websites like The Horse.Com!
4/15/2009 1:11:41 AM
I search the web
4/15/2009 12:37:16 AM
Just so happens, I prefer The Horse!
4/15/2009 12:23:46 AM
4/15/2009 12:12:23 AM
4/15/2009 12:11:54 AM
I read everything I can get my hands on about equine health. Mostly The Horse Magazine, News Letter
4/15/2009 12:03:26 AM
College courses, my vet, and study books and also thehorse.com
4/15/2009 12:01:11 AM
I depend on the info on RFD TV and The Horse since it's info is so specific and up to date.
4/14/2009 11:45:24 PM
4/14/2009 11:11:14 PM
I gather info/questions & present them to my vet for her opinion
4/14/2009 10:55:46 PM
The Horse.com of course
4/14/2009 10:20:43 PM
I have BS from UC Davis + 40 years experience
4/14/2009 10:12:37 PM
Everyone always gives advice!
4/14/2009 9:42:24 PM
A combination of all; none alone are sufficient.
4/14/2009 8:44:33 PM
barn manager knows a lot and is always willing to help, so are friends with their own horses
4/14/2009 8:41:40 PM
Veterinarian books in my library
4/14/2009 8:29:49 PM
4/14/2009 8:28:43 PM
4/14/2009 8:23:34 PM
reference books as well
4/14/2009 8:17:35 PM
stem cells and bone repair
4/14/2009 8:17:29 PM
I go either way. I search the industry media then I consult several veterinarians for the right answ
4/14/2009 8:00:12 PM
my personal experience if I don't know something I look to books, friends or my vet
4/14/2009 7:53:45 PM
Seminars put on by vets and various drug companies and feed companies.
4/14/2009 7:51:16 PM
4/14/2009 7:32:23 PM
reputable sources on the internet
4/14/2009 7:31:39 PM
I get more info from internet research
4/14/2009 7:29:52 PM
all my text books.
4/14/2009 7:24:07 PM
lifelong WORKING experience that can not always be found on the internet
4/14/2009 7:19:59 PM
4/14/2009 6:58:22 PM
The Horse magazine and web site
4/14/2009 6:38:44 PM
I do lots of research on the internet.
4/14/2009 6:38:30 PM
4/14/2009 6:29:58 PM
I will also research stuff on the internet but confirm it all through my vet
4/14/2009 6:26:14 PM
Vets have been trained to treat animals.Why ask anyone else?
4/14/2009 6:18:00 PM
Vet first also knowledgeable horse owners and peer reviewed research papers
4/14/2009 6:13:21 PM
Online bulletin boards
4/14/2009 6:09:46 PM
Reputable and/or scientific sources on the Internet
4/14/2009 5:58:52 PM
Can't beat "The Horse" for great, timely info
4/14/2009 5:57:33 PM
A handful of long-time horse owners (20+ years each)
4/14/2009 5:55:21 PM
The Horse, Equus, The Horse e-mail newsletter, my vet
4/14/2009 5:53:16 PM
I work in an animal diagnostic lab. We HAVE to stay current.
4/14/2009 5:51:56 PM
4/14/2009 5:41:29 PM
My vet always tells me "call anytime advice is free of charge" I love him...i also use the internet
4/14/2009 5:37:08 PM
Trustworthy Internet sites & my reference books.
4/14/2009 5:26:05 PM
followed closely by The Horse!
4/14/2009 5:22:48 PM
Besides my vet I check on COTH
4/14/2009 5:11:51 PM
I read, read, read! Mags, computers, books, EVERYTHING. Ppl ask me stuff ;0)
4/14/2009 5:08:02 PM
I ask my vet lots of questions however I commend thehorse.com as I get lots of great info here..
4/14/2009 5:05:12 PM
Also my horse trainer.
4/14/2009 5:03:28 PM
Internet. If I have a question I research it online.
4/14/2009 5:01:22 PM
4/14/2009 4:59:56 PM
4/14/2009 4:58:22 PM
WEB Site Horse Advice.com
4/14/2009 4:58:12 PM
The Horse of course!!
4/14/2009 4:55:31 PM
I discuss our farm health practices with my vet and keep up on other options as well.
4/14/2009 4:53:09 PM
studies done by university or other non-biased research
4/14/2009 4:48:05 PM
4/14/2009 4:45:23 PM
I listen to my Vet, but I also research on my own so I can ask the right questions.
4/14/2009 4:45:01 PM
My vet and reading horse publications and on line news
4/14/2009 4:44:14 PM
my local feed/ tack shop
4/14/2009 4:43:53 PM
google, email list friends, multiple sources - don't trust just one.
4/14/2009 4:40:54 PM
My father-in-law but he is a vet so really my other veterinarian!
4/14/2009 4:40:27 PM
4/14/2009 4:39:41 PM
Vet and publications, Internet search
4/14/2009 4:38:04 PM
Internet/my own research
4/14/2009 4:37:13 PM
TheHorse.com--my vet is always in a rush
4/14/2009 4:37:10 PM
Thehorse.com! and other online and print magazine articles,
4/14/2009 4:36:39 PM
In addition to my vet, theHorse.com also plays a major role.
4/14/2009 4:33:06 PM
4/14/2009 4:32:24 PM
My vet is my primary, but I am an avid reader and attend clinics when possible.
4/14/2009 4:28:31 PM
I rely on more then one source. Among these are vet/staff, media,hourse club & courses/seminars
4/14/2009 4:28:18 PM
A mixture of all the above.
4/14/2009 4:26:29 PM
4/14/2009 4:21:46 PM
my vet and website information
4/14/2009 4:21:19 PM
I try to keep informed on equine health issues via reading but my vet is my most trusted source
4/14/2009 4:19:32 PM
plus what I have as resource books
4/14/2009 4:19:20 PM
I talk with other owners about my horse, but the vet is my primary source of information.
4/14/2009 4:16:24 PM
The Horse and other good media sources
4/14/2009 4:14:38 PM
I read constantly...journals, studies, articles, etc.
4/14/2009 4:11:19 PM
Research on the Internet
4/14/2009 4:11:02 PM
So many friends, so many years, so much knowledge.
4/14/2009 4:06:54 PM
Past experience, Merck Vet Manual, and vet school websites
4/14/2009 4:05:36 PM
TheHorse.com is the best. I also refer people to it.
4/14/2009 4:04:45 PM
TheHorse, of course!
4/14/2009 4:03:10 PM
4/14/2009 3:56:07 PM
I talk to and use a number of veterinarians. I do not rely on one.
4/14/2009 3:52:52 PM
4/14/2009 3:47:01 PM
Also, equine nutritionist and Professional Animal Scientist, I happen to be one
4/14/2009 3:46:55 PM
The Horse.com of course!
4/14/2009 3:45:42 PM
Vets should be a good horse owners first source.
4/14/2009 3:36:32 PM
I research what I read, check with the vet and use common sense
4/14/2009 3:34:19 PM
Seen a lot of bad advice given by people who don't have medical training. Let the vet handle it!
4/14/2009 3:32:36 PM
4/14/2009 3:21:51 PM
Online veterinary websites
4/14/2009 3:20:45 PM
+ fellow riders of NATRC.org
4/14/2009 3:19:18 PM
TheHorse.com introduces me to lots of new information & I do all my initial research here!
4/14/2009 3:16:37 PM
4/14/2009 3:15:33 PM
I research on my own but never act without veterinary advice.
4/14/2009 2:49:49 PM
I've found the internet gives better advice than 2 area vets I've used lately
4/14/2009 1:53:49 PM
4/14/2009 1:19:04 PM
My trainer and my vet - invaluable!
4/14/2009 10:48:39 AM
You should get info from professionals
4/14/2009 10:09:05 AM
My Vet and Articals wrtten by Vets
4/14/2009 9:20:19 AM
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