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Dr. Robert Gukich Honored for Excellence in His Field

Local Large Animal Vet Specializing in Bovine and Equine Species Recognized for his Service When Dr. Robert “Doc” Gukich was honored with a prestigious award recently, he said he was

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Horse Management During Excessively Wet Weather

While we have all been relieved to see some rain after the recent drought, we’ve received a little more than we bargained for.  Excessively wet weather can present a number

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To blanket or not to blanket your horse

HORSES NATURALLY grow hair in response to reducing daylight as the weather cools in the fall and winter. These hairs are various lengths and trap in warm air to keep

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Equine funnies for kids

MULLIKIN THE HORSE AND FRIENDS ENJOY SOME AGRIRECREATION by JANET DELCASTILLO About the Author/Illustrator: Janet DelCastillo is a thoroughbred race horse trainer based in Winter Haven, Florida. For more information

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New home sweet home for your equine

Getting ready to move your horse to the new ranch or boarding barn DESPITE BEING known as great trekkers in the wild, many horses don’t travel all that well. If

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Strangles: In horses, it can be as bad as it sounds

STRANGLES is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract of horses. The infection is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus equi subspecies equi. The term “strangles” arose from

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An expo for the equine lover

| Featured vendors and events at the 2015 Equine Innovations Expo | HORSE ENTHUSIASTS love the equine accessories and accoutrement that go along with the sport and hobby of riding

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Taking rabies precautions for your equine

RABIES IS A NEUROLOGICAL disease of horses and all mammals. Although it occurs infrequently in horses, it has considerable public health significance. Rabies is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can

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Technology: Solid ground under hoof

| EcoRaster provides mud solution for equine, cattle, and landscaping industries | IT’S NO SECRET that new technology can bring sweeping innovations, even to age-old industries like agriculture. One such

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Helping horses with a troubled past

| Q&A on adopting rescued or rehabilitated equines | It’s not just adoption; it’s saving a life. Central Florida Ag News spoke with Dawn Bazemore, founder of Faith Equine Rescue,