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“We’re for the Horse”

because we know you are too


Friend, companion, and confidante – some might even say soul mate – your horse is this and so much more to you. What does your horse mean to you? Tell us your story here.

Hollywood Magic Gelding
Born 1997
1000 lbs.
14 hands
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Katherine K. Has 1 horses
Resides in CA view profile
Reggie Gelding
Born 1994
1025 lbs.
16.1 hands
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Patriot Gelding
Born 2001
1125 lbs.
16 hands
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Majestic Red Gelding
Born 2005
1400 lbs.
6 hands
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Autumn Smoke "Alice" Mare
Born 2010
1000 lbs.
14.1 hands
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Zippo the Impressive / Chas Mo Gelding
Born 2008
lbs.
hands
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Mike & Kristine H. Has 2 horses
Resides in IA view profile

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La Fresca HP Mare
Born 2008
1150 lbs.
16.25 hands
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In-depth educational information, articles, videos and webinars – connect to the resources you need to provide the best care possible for your horses.

Allow your veterinarian to view and update horse health records and access expert information from industry leaders.

Quick Tip: Mare & Foal

An active broodmare needs more frequent vaccination against certain diseases such as EHV-1 and other diseases that threaten pregnancy and/or the foal (e.g., rotavirus, botulism).

Quick Tip: Young

Young horses are highly susceptible to most internal parasites so be sure to conduct timely fecal egg counts in case your horse requires a change in deworming regimen.

Quick Tip: Performance

Don’t buy a performance horse without having a comprehensive pre-purchase exam done.

Quick Tip: Pleasure

When having your horse vaccinated, be sure to have a physical examination, as well, which includes a dental exam, body condition scoring, general fitness exam, ophthalmic exam and soundness exam.

Quick Tip: Senior

Signs of Cushing’s and Equine Metabolic Syndrome can include unexplained bouts of laminitis, changes in haircoat, increased drinking and urination, excessive sweating, as well as many other physical changes.

Online Tools & Alerts


Every horse is unique in character and purpose. Customize a profile that's specific for each of your horses.

Health notifications and alerts are emailed to you.

Health Records

Track growth, vaccinations and deworming for each horse.

Special Alerts

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Timely Reminders

Reminders for vaccinations, check-ups and deworming sent to you when you need them.

Product Information

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Additional Resources

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