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Soundness Success Story

RUSTY’S STORY Rusty is a registered quarter horse who came to me 8 years ago at age 12.  I had him vet checked before I bought him.  He checked out fine with the exception of slight lameness in a front foot and leg.  The vet diagnosed the problem as arthritis and that it wouldn’t be a problem as he was going to a non-competitive home. After riding him at home a few times he seemed to be falling down on his front end and stumbling a lot.  We took him to our regular vet who diagnosed him with navicular syndrome.  I was heartbroken.  She assured me we could mitigate the symptoms with proper corrective shoeing and daily doses of Recovery. ...

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Spring is coming :-)

SPRING! Ahhh, the time all horses and people look forward to... warmer weather, new adventures and new tack! Don't get caught in the rush - take time to check all your gear for needed repairs, updating or replacement before the leaves come out. AND Prepare for the ticks. Those harmful little guys will take every chance to cling onto to your horse and cause health trouble for your horse, and you and they are out before the snow has gone. The best defense we have found against ticks is peppermint and/or menthol. Oil or powder is effective.  Prior to venturing out, spread powder or oil directly onto your horse's lower limbs, underbelly and between the jawbones.  Gold Bond foot powder...

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Welcome!

February 1, 2016 Brrr. very cold riding today! Thanks for visiting our new website. It is a work in progress, but we sincerely hope that your browsing experience will be pleasant and easier to navigate. Please feel free to drop us a note with comments, suggestions or feedback, we are always looking to improve and deliver.  

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Choosing the right style of saddle for your horse

Once you’ve determined that your horse is a suitable candidate for a Sensation Treeless saddle, there are a few considerations to take to decide which model will suit you best.  A Sensation Ride™ rep will be able to help you determine which options will suit you and your horse’s needs the best. Some commonly asked questions or comments are: “I have really short legs. I trail ride and sometimes ride in the ring.” We suggest going with a saddle that has a dressage flap. If you are short from hip to knee, the dressage flap will allow you to comfortably find support in the knee roll. We also suggest having the standard flap shortened a bit, to help you utilize...

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