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Show Notes for Episode 16 of Riding To Excellence: Optimizing Gut Health Through Nutrition

Monday, January 27, 2020

On Episode 16 of the Riding to Excellence Podcast we kick off a two-part series on how to optimize your equine athlete’s gut health through nutrition! You can listen via any podcast app of choice by searching “Riding to Excellence”…

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Winter Wellness: Nutrition and Supplementation

Monday, January 13, 2020

Update: It is still cold… but we are going to continue our Winter Wellness series anyways.    This week’s topic: Nutrition & Supplementation!   As we said in our post last week, good quality forage should be the base to…

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Keeping Your Horse Comfortable This Winter

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Brr – we aren’t done with winter just yet! It is set to be very cold this upcoming week in Alberta! Here are some friendly reminders and tips to keep your horse comfortable throughout cold spells: Provide Adequate & Safe Shelter:…

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Meet Matt Humpage, Energy Equine’s In-House Farrier

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Meet Matt Humpage, Energy Equine’s In-House Farrier. Matt Humpage, of Iron Force Farrier Services, has been an associate of Energy Equine for the last two years. Matt’s passion for podiatry, working alongside veterinarians and owners, and tackling hard-to-diagnose cases has…

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Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA): What You Need To Know

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Coggins test. Many of you reading this may know why horses need routine Coggins testing, however, some of you may just see it as a pesky nuisance required to cross the border. At Energy Equine, Coggins tests are on…

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Helping Teach the Future!

Thursday, April 4, 2019

During their fourth year of veterinary school, students from the University of Calgary spend the year working in community veterinary practices around the province. These practices are known as Distributed Veterinary Teaching Hospitals – Energy Equine is proud to be one of…

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Safeguard For Spring: West Nile Virus

Thursday, March 28, 2019

As spring approaches, the topic of West Nile Virus comes up more and more. In 2016 there were 10 confirmed positive cases of WNV in Alberta, in 2017 there were 11 and last year, in 2018, there was a huge…

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Optimal Nutrition for the Performance Horse

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Show season is right around the corner and there are so many factors that go into building the champion equine athlete. From the very beginning there is one factor that we are completely in control of as owners – Nutrition….

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5 Facts About Equine Dentistry

Thursday, January 10, 2019

1. Horses’ teeth are unique. The main difference between a horse’s teeth, and dog or cat teeth, is that the horse’s teeth are not completely covered in enamel. What you see in your horse’s mouth is not meant to last…

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#AskYourVet – September

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Horses, they seem to leave us with more puzzling questions than answers most of the time. When faced with a sick or lame horse, Energy Equine always advises to pick up the phone and give us a call. As a…

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