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45 degree angle
July 10, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

Train A, traveling 70 miles per hour (mph), leaves Westford heading toward Eastford, 260 miles away. At the same time Train B, traveling 60 mph, leaves Eastford heading toward Westford. When do the two trains meet? How far from each city do they meet?

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Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
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June 13, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

The Way of Horses

Grooming our horses serves a number of functions. It gets the dirt, dust and mud off, it improves circulation and the condition of skin and coat and helps warm up muscles before we ride. It also gives us a chance to spend personal time with our...

Eleanor Blazer
May 16, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2017

The Coughing Horse

The sound of a coughing horse can make things come to a halt. Conversation stops, chores are paused, training and riding lessons are interrupted as heads turn to look at the...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
LAR strap around stifle
April 24, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2017

Large Animal Rescue

Many of us grew up watching “Lassie”. The poor collie kept busy leading rescuers to accident-prone Timmy after he fell down cliffs, got stuck in quicksand or ended up in...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
April 5, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

The Way of Horses
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2017

4-H

Encourage your child to join a gang--it can lead to success!
Youth join gangs to achieve a sense of community, self-esteem, recognition and moral code. 4-H provides all of these...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
drawing salve
February 14, 2017
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2017

Ichthammol – The Wonder Ointment

Several million years ago horses grazed on plants that would be the basis of an amazing ointment. Known as icthammol, black ointment or drawing salve, it is used...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Caelan
October 25, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

The Way of Horses
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

Managing and Feeding the Weanling

Caelan (a warmblood) is a weanling with a challenge.

Every full sister and brother acquired developmental orthopedic disease (DOD).

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Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Socks bandaged
September 21, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

Equine Wound Care

Horse owners joke about wrapping horses in “bubble-wrap” to protect them from injury. Unfortunately we can’t, so we have to deal with the resulting wounds when our beloved...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Vaccine given in neck
June 3, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

Equine Vaccination Reactions

"Do you give your own vaccinations?"
It's a question I get asked frequently, and the answer is, "No".
I could, but if I call my vet at 7 am on a Sunday...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Aedes Aegypti
May 25, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

The Way of Horses
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

Mosquitoes are found on every continent except Antarctica. There are more than 3,500 species in this insect family, and they all carry disease. Of interest to horse owners are the genera: Aedes,...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES