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My Paddock Paradise

Jaime Jackson’s book, Paddock Paradise inspired me to implement a new approach to keeping my horses that encourages more movement and in the spring/summer, will enable me to control grazing so laminitis events are kept under control. My Track I constructed an inner electric fence around the perimeter of my 10-acre paddock to form a […]

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Stringhalt in horses

In Australia, stringhalt in horses is commonly seen in summer and autumn as drought-stressed pastures are overtaken with weeds such as false Dandelion (also known as Catsear or Flatweed) and Capeweed. Toxins from these weeds affect the nervous system resulting in an exaggerated high stepping action in one or both hind legs. In mild cases,

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