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 almost as much as they love the horses themselves. With that in mind, Eques Solutions, Inc., an equine marketing and promotional company, is hosting the

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Katie Hennessy

What is equine recurrent uveitis?

Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU) refers to a reoccurring pattern of inflammation in the eye of a horse.  Another name for this disease is “moon blindness,” which comes from when it was believed that the phases of the moon correlated to the condition. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”]

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Developing the future of horsemanship

| Instructing local students while strengthening the relationship between rider and equine | The location may have changed, but the enthusiasm and excitement that happens each summer for students in the Florida 4-H Horsemanship School never dwindles. From June 9-14 (for Western Riding) and June 23-28 (for English Riding) of this year, students ages 11-18

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What is laminitis?

Laminitis is a serious disease of horses that occurs due to either inflammation, decreased or increased blood flow, or metabolic unbalance. It can result in the separation of the connections (laminae) that attach the hoof wall to the coffin bone in the foot. When separation occurs the coffin bone rotates away from the hoof wall

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Getting Into the Equine Spirit

TiAnViCa Volunteer Shares her Joy of Helping Others Only one visit to TiAnViCa Riding Academy in Lakeland turned Grace Doran into a regular volunteer for the therapeutic, horse-riding facility. Working her way up from “pooper-scooper” to certified Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Incorporated instructor in three years, Grace enjoys helping children and adults with special

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