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Health & Wellness

New Foal Exams

Dr. Michele Roseburg, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital Spring has finally reached Spokane! Running between melting drifts of snow are the first few foals of 2019. Ideally the veterinary-patient relationship with each new foal should begin in the first 12-24 hours of life. This is an ideal time to evaluate…

Has Anything Changed on the Vaccine Front?

By Dr. Bob Peters, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital It is not very often that there are any big changes with respect to horse vaccinations. Really the last big thing was the addition of West Nile to our vaccination protocols about ten years ago. This upcoming spring we are switching…

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Training

Ann Kirk – Selecting a Trainer

The new year is here. There is snow on the ground and cold in the air so it’s hard to think about summer riding but the days will fly by and spring will arrive before you know it. So I want to share some tips for selecting a trainer or…

Sensible Round Penning – “Eyes on Me”

By Ann Kirk I would like to continue where we left off with the round-pen lesson. It should be noted that this lesson as taught is for the mature horse, 2 years and up. The younger horse needs a modified lesson to prevent physical injury. We had taught the inside…

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Baxter Black

The Gift

By Baxter Black, DVM Seems like I ride a lot of borrowed horses. At folks’ ranches or trail rides, ropings or brandings they mount me ‘cause I’m usually a long way from home. I often bring my own saddle. They offer to lend me a saddle as well, but I…

Ol’ Roanie

By Baxter Black “How ya doin’ Skip?” I asked. “Okay, I guess,” he said. “Remember my good rope horse?” I remembered. Skip, like me is left-handed and therefore requires a left-handed heelin’ horse. Whenever I’m in southern New Mexico he lets me borrow ol’ Roanie. Last time I had been…

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