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Articles from Author Eleanor Blazer

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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,...

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Eleanor Blazer and My Kustom Kruzer
March 8, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

Deadly Feed Additives

"Tainted Feed Kills Horses" are headlines that appear too frequently.
Is your horse at risk? Yes, if you purchase feed from manufacturers that use a drug called an...

Eleanor Blazer, THE WAY OF HORSES
Eleanor Blazer and My Kustom Kruzer
February 4, 2016
Eleanor Blazer

THE WAY OF HORSES
By Eleanor Blazer
Copyright @ 2016

The End of the Line

Within your horse may be invaders that can cause illness. These organisms are dependent on him for sustenance and life. Your horse is their "host".
Examples of these...

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