Standlee Barn Bulletin

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Feed Your Passion, Feed Your Horse

Feed Your Passion, Feed Your Horse

It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned equestrian or you ride for pleasure, most of us have been fortunate to have had or still have a “heart horse.” That’s the horse that may have shaped your riding career or...

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Adopting a Rabbit This Easter…What You Should Know

Adopting a Rabbit This Easter…What You Should Know

Easter is around the corner, and many households are considering the adoption of a rabbit.

Bunnies are...

  • The 3rd most popular pet in the US
  • Super adorable
  • Quirky and playful
  • Require less habitat space
Four rabbits in the grass

Unfortunately, however,...

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How to Avoid High NSC Intake for Horses in the Spring

How to Avoid High NSC Intake for Horses in the Spring

Research has shown that pasture-induced laminitis occurs at times of rapid grass growth, which happens to be in the spring particularly. Therefore, we must carefully manage pasture turnout and forage intake in horses and ponies that are at risk for...

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How Can I Get My Stubborn Cushing’s Horse to Take Medication?

How Can I Get My Stubborn Cushing’s Horse to Take Medication?

Cushing’s Disease & Ensuring Medication Intake

What is it?

Cushing's disease, also known as PPID (pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction), is a progressive disorder that begins with the dysfunction of the pituitary gland. This gland, at the base of the...

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