Trail Savvy: How to Purify Water

Avoid Waterborne Disease in Remote Areas This isn’t the stone age, and we’re civilized. We shouldn’t drink out of ponds, puddles, or streams anymore. When we extend our adventures and visit remote areas that don’t have reliable, clean water sources, we need a dependable way to ensure that our drinking …

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Humane Society of the U.S. releases urgent statement ahead of Preakness horse races

(Photo by Mathew Schwartz on Unsplash) Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, released the following statement regarding tomorrow’s Preakness race in Baltimore:  “With the outrageous string of horse deaths in racing, how shameful that the misleadingly named National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has repeatedly blocked …

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Small Farm Makeover: Essential Equipment for Farm and Ranch

A good tractor with a bucket on it can do a lot of the heavy lifting around an equine property. Photo by Kim Roe.

The Tools I Can’t Live Without Having horses at home is wonderful. We can fuss over them whenever and however we want, go for a ride without getting in a car, and give them the life they deserve. But keeping a horse property, whether small or large, involves a lot …

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Outbreak Alerts: May 16, 2023 – Equine Infectious Anemia – El Paso County, TX

West Nile Virus

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission Confirmed Case(s) – Official Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: UnknownNumber Exposed: UnknownBreed: PaintHorse Status: EuthanizedComments: Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in one paint horse on an El Paso County premise. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements are …

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