Equine Health News Category

March GoMag Spring Shows Issue Now Online

Spring is in the air and the March issue of GoMag is a celebration of all things spring. While many people celebrate Spring Break, St. Patrick’s Day or college basketball’s March Madness, in the horse world we celebrate breeding season, babies being born and being able to show at some of the biggest events of […]

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Botched Births: Addressing Common Foaling Problems

You have prepped your beloved mare, spent hours researching bloodline crosses, booked the stallion, created the embryo and waited for about 320 days. The anticipation is a combination of excitement and anxiety. Will it be a filly or a colt? Will it be bay or sorrel? Will it be plain or have chrome? And you […]

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Don’t Let the Pre-Purchase Exam Own You: Tips for a Seamless Sale, Part 2

In Part 1 of our very popular series, “Don’t Let the Pre-Purchase Exam Own You: Tips for a Seamless Sale,” GoHorseShow provided some in-depth advice on what to consider during a pre-purchase exam.  In Part 2, our experts look further into the process with an emphasis on the trust factor and getting the buy-in of everyone […]

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Don’t Let the Pre-Purchase Exam Own You: Tips For a Seamless Sale, Part 1

The purchase of a new horse brings the buyer elation, excitement, and hope for their future with their new partner. The purchase of a new horse can also be exasperating and a pre-purchase exam is an often under-discussed component that can often make or break the deal. Whether you are the buyer, seller, trainer, or […]

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Safe Hauling: Young Equestrian Appeals to Drivers to Exercise Caution

Author’s Note: As a very active equestrian who travels for lessons and shows an innumerable amount of times, I have realized the dangers of ignorance on the roadways by non-horse people. In the midst of show season, many equestrian-related auto accidents occur. Unfortunately, many non-horse people do not understand the risk they put horse riders […]

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Equine Omega Complete for Equine Athletes of All Levels and Disciplines

Equine Omega Complete (EOC) is a specially formulated blend of all-natural, GMO-free, mechanically expelled soybean oil, human grade fish oil and natural vitamin E. The perfect addition to your equine athlete’s diet, Equine Omega Complete is an oil with nearly 100% crude fat, helping to build a healthy horse from the inside out. EOC helps […]

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Tips to Get You and Your Horse Safely to the Show

We travel hundreds of miles to go to horse shows, whether that be by car or plane. Sometimes those long trips are filled with blasting your favorite song, calling anyone who will answer their phone, or peering out the window wondering when you will ever get there. Anything can happen while driving and, of course, […]

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Jacobs Family Join Forces to Promote dac®

“Well, considering that my mom went into labor with me during the Congress, I guess you can say that I was born into the industry,” says Molli Jacobs, when we asked her how she got involved with horses. Molli is the daughter of recently retired World Champion halter trainer, Randy Jacobs of Dover, Ohio. “With […]

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A Long Wait: 10 Tips to Surviving Your Horse’s Injury

As the prognosis comes from your vet’s lips, a knot forms in your stomach, tears well up, and your lower lip begins to shake. You’ve just been given the news that your horse has an injury or condition that will require significant time off – colic surgery, soft tissue injury, or deep wound. You’ve been […]

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AQHA European Championship Starts Despite Infectious Outbreak Fears

The 2015 AQHA European Championship kicked off on Friday with several classes including the trail and reining. However, many trainers and exhibitors decided to stay home due to an outbreak of Infectious Anemia in Bavaria, the German region where the show is held. Chatter on social media increased fears and concerns throughout the European Quarter Horse […]

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