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At the first sign of Colic
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You Say – Not My Horse!!
Features directions to riverside State Park equestrian area by Ken Carmichael ................................... 8 Veterinary Knowledge Ageless Horsemanship the Scoop on West nile Virus & your Horse Dr. Freya Stein, DVM ............................... 16 Sensible trailer loading, Part One by Ann Kirk ............................................. 22 baxter black On The Edge of Common Sense Horse Psychology.................................... 26
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‘Wake Up Horse Owners’! IT CAN and WILL happen to you! (or someone you know) What you should know about impaction colic: The main reason for impaction colic is simply, the horse eats too much dry feed or does not drink enough water. Not drinking enough water may simply be caused by a severe weather change. Horses drink when weather is warm, but if it suddenly drops overnight to 20 to 30 degrees or lower; the horse does not feel thirsty, so they do not drink adequate amounts of water. Impaction Colic is the number one killer of horses. If your horse does not drink an adequate amount of water, the digestive flow will move very slowly. This results in trapped food stuffs in the small colon. The small colon keeps doing its job of pulling out the moisture to rehydrate the horse and make fecal balls. When movement of digestion is slowed down, the colon actually pulls so much water out of the feed stuff, that it is now sticking (adhering) to the mucosal lining. If given mineral oil as a treatment for impaction colic, this may not work
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Directions to Riverside State Park Equestrian Area By Ken Carmichael The Riverside State Park Equestrian Area may be the best kept secret in the Spokane equestrian community. This area, at the south end of the park, provides camping, arena, round pen, trail course and miles of equestrian trails. But it can be hard to find. People come to this area for many reasons. Horse trainers are using the facilities, along with riders that just do not have these facilities at home or equestrian groups that want a place to meet and maybe hold some drills. In addition, there are some great equestrian shows, training and fundraisers put on by local equestrian organizations. Some of the later that come to mind are: September 17: Free Rein Therapeutic Riding 2nd Annual Ride/Hike-A-Thon. This hiking & trail riding event helps support the equine therapy programs for children and adults with disabilities. It’s a great program. Contact: www. freereinspokane.org.
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The Scoop on West Nile Virus and Your Horse Freya Stein, DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital
West Nile Virus has appeared in the Northwestern horse population. These are the first horses in the Inland Northwest to test positive and die from West Nile Virus. As horse owners we are understandably concerned about our beloved steeds. The best way to protect your horse is Freya Stein DVM, through knowledge McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital of the disease and its prevention. The virus was first detected in Uganda in 1937 and arrived in the eastern U.S. in 1999, quickly spreading across the country and causing disease in humans, birds and horses, with rare reports of disease in dogs and alpacas in the years since. Birds are the host for the virus (meaning the virus can live and replicate in the animal), and mosquitoes acquire the virus from biting infected birds. Mosquitoes, in turn, infect humans and horses, neither of which are capable
of transmitting the virus to other animals. Thus, WNV is not a communicable disease and affected horses are not contagious to other horses or humans. The virus can cause a range of neurological signs, resulting in anything from mild, transient illness to death. The virus directly infects and destroys neurons and supporting cells, as well as causes inflammation within the central nervous system, eventually causing flaccid paralysis. Clinical signs of disease include depression, widespread muscle twitching (particularly noticed in the muzzle), and weakness and instability. The gait will often appear abnormal and range from dragging the toes to swaying from side to side at the walk and even falling down. Depending on the virus strain, some horses will develop Cataplexy, a type of transient semi-sleep state that is triggered by eating or exercise. Severely affected horses can lose the ability to stand or even lift their head or neck. Horses that reach this stage of disease are much less likely to recover, but more mildly affected horses who remain standing will usually recover with appropriate supportive care. However, return to full function may take weeks to months, and some horses will retain a degree of weakness and/or gait deficit. Case fatality rates in horses have ranged from 30-40%. There is no specific treatment for WNV, and care involves reducing inflammation and supporting normal function. Antiinflammatory drugs such as Bute or Banamine are frequently
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Ann Kirk Sensible Trailer Loading - Part1 This is an article that I’ve meant to write for a long time but haven’t because the steps can take so long to explain. Though it does not take many steps, each step needs to be done several times, advancing in baby steps to the next phase to let the horse really learn the lesson. When it is done properly, you will never have a problem loading your horse again as the horse will trust you and you will know how to insist the horse load without creating an emotional crisis. This trailer loading technique does not involve force, but instead, provides the horse with proper training for the task at hand. The horse’s anxiety will be calmed as he learns that there is no force to fear. This lesson will give the horse a specific system of cues to get him to load safely and willingly. You should never be in a hurry when you are trying to teach a horse to load. Do not use equipment such as stud chains, pitch forks, pulleys, come-alongs, butt ropes, etc. Using such equipment can cause injuries to you or the horse. Fear and force will not get the horse to calmly load into the trailer. Your priorities should be to keep yourself safe, keep the horse safe and the horse should be calmer after the lesson than when you started. Have you ever wondered why your horse reacts so strongly to things like loading that to us seem minor? When we humans approach an obstacle, we analyze it, determine its purpose and usually judge its safety fairly quickly. Things
such as a puddle on the road or an enclosed area such as a horse trailer don’t raise red flags to us. But a horse does not reason like we do. They do not think in terms of how badly they might get hurt when encountering something new. With a prey animal, it is life and death. They are always thinking of living and not dying. So, when we come upon something they are afraid of and we pressure them to just do it, we can do some serious damage to their trust and it makes them very anxious about obstacles in general. They may resort to extreme behaviors to avoid being forced into something they perceive as being deadly. Some people think that if they force the horse in once, then the horse will be okay with it the next time. But, adding fear to an already uncertain horse will only make them worse the next time. Soon, you won’t be able to even get him near the trailer, much less inside. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Teaching your horse to calmly negotiate obstacles such as the horse trailer is a great lesson for any horse, not just the ones that are going to be shown or hauled a lot to the trails. When done right, your horse will approach the trailer with an understanding of what you are going to ask him to do.
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He will trust that he will be guided, not pressured, through the correct steps. The horse learns to trust your request to approach new things. He gets this respect and trust from having been taught in a safe situation to go over things, under things and into places he is not familiar with and that he did not get hurt while doing so. This lesson is for the handler as much or more than the horse. The handler must learn how to approach this unfamiliar setting of trailer loading in a manner that allows the horse time to negotiate it calmly and safely. The horse, in turn, learns to approach the trailer in a calmer, more confident manner. It will soon become apparent that it is really not just about loading in the trailer but about teaching your horse a pattern for dealing with whatever obstacle or environmental setting
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you might come in contact with in your daily travels. Building trust is priceless and develops confidence for the future. If you approach trailer loading as a test to see what your horse has already learned, you will pay closer attention to the lessons that are solid and the areas that need work. Your horse will need to be solid on leading, giving to the halter when excited, yielding to your space, head-down cue, responding to a “go forward” cue, etc. If you can not put your horse wherever you want away from the trailer, you will not be able to put him into the tight, noisy confines of a trailer. Again, this is a lesson to be taught when not in a hurry. I have made that mistake and still make it sometimes; especially if I have the expectation that the horse will load without an issue. I can still get caught up in the rush and start insisting on compliance to soon but I can tell you it does not get the goal accomplished any faster. Trying to hurry a lesson such as trailer loading just puts the horse on the defensive and instills fears I then have to go back and “unteach” the horse before starting again on the baby steps that make for an easy-to-load horse. Next time, I will walk you through the basics of the Lyon’s method of trailer loading. Until then, stay safe and God Bless — Ann Ann Kirk is available for Sensible Horsemanship Clinics or Workshops in your area. For more information and other Sensible Horsemanship articles, go to www.annkirk.com. Beginning Sensible Horsemanship is available in a DVD series with a new addition — Sensible Trailer Loading.
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On The edge Of COmmOn SenSe by Baxter Black, DVM
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1/2 Arabian, 1/2 Quarter Horse, Granddaughter of Rugged Lark, Sire: Lark’s Celebration, Dam: B A Shadow; 13 years old, 15.1hh, 60 days of training about 4 years ago under Brandon Sprague, then just never found the time to work with her, born & raised here, up to date on shots, worming & trims, long legged girl, I am 70 now & due to my husband’s health, is time to let her go, wish someone who is experienced who can appreciate a good foundation & take her forward; former well known Spokane vet, Frosty Franklin, owned Lark’s Celebration & performed AI on my Arabian mare, I was going to register her half Arabian & had him fill out paperwork as owner of Sire, but did not follow through on registration; however, I still have the paperwork with his signature, so paper trail still exists; $1500 firm, firstname.lastname@example.org, 509/924‑ 5870 or 509/290‑0495. Serious inquiries only
Spokane Morgan Club, Get A Free membership! See stallions at stud & quality horses for sale, event photos & memberships online. www.spokanemorganclub.org or 509/796‑ 2140
Best Horse/ Livestock Panels & products, built to last a lifetime, maintenance free! Lucky Acres specializes in manufacturing all of the essential set‑ups including: panels & gates, shelters & mare motels, stall fronts & dividers, complete paddock set‑ups, working corral systems, complete arena set‑ups, round pens, countour perimeter fencing, feeders & saddle racks. We specialize in custom design. All products are made of heavy gauged galvanized steel. They will not rust! Delivery available. Visit our webstie www.LuckyAcres.net or call 208/746‑1228 for more information
HORSES Horses Wanted, Buying Horses Of all kinds, will pick up. 509/243‑ 4245, 208/413‑2192 NW Livestock Commision & Hermiston Horse Sale present NW Horse Sales, September 18. Check in starts 8am, sale begins 11am. For more info go to www.HermistonHorseSale.com or call 541/567‑ 6649. Located at the Hermiston sale yard Buying Horses Of All Kinds, Paying cash, will pick up. Have a few gentle horses. 509/846‑3377. Ask for Don. Omak Paying Top Dollar All Horses. I Will pick up in Spokane & surrounding areas. 509/202‑5836
PAINTS 2016 APHA Black & White Double homozygous tobiano stud colt, beautiful markings, very correct, world champion bloodlines, and an unbeatable disposition. Please call or text Demi for photos and more info. at 406/471‑8306 2016 APHA Sooty Buckskin/ Grullo filly, good bone, awesome disposition, very correct, and stunning color. This filly will take you any direction you want to go or make an awesome kids’ horse, $1200. Please call or text Demi at 406/ 471‑8306, or Tammy at 406/ 471‑2178 for photos or more information
QUARTER HORSES AQHA Mare, around kids easy loader, heavy duty 2100 Wilbur
Good Bloodlines, Good & dogs, easy trim, no bad habits, $1200, saddle $400. 509/641‑
Reg. Quality AQHA & APHA Horses for sale. Weanlings & up in ages available. Standing two outstanding stallions at stud, an AQHA cremello & an APHA double homozygous black tobiano. Please call 509/220‑7712 or visit our website, www.CSPaintQuarterHorses.com, for information on sale horses & stallions standing at stud, Elk, Washington
Will Rogers Saddle Co. Get Ready for Fair Season! We have everything you need for the Fair including a wide range of grooming products! Great selection of saddles including Crates All‑Around, New Martin Reiner. Used Tucker Trail Saddle, used Show saddles & several new barrel saddles. Stay safe on your Summer rides, come see our selection of helmets. Spin To Win flyers are here, our next event is Sunday, October 2 at Pleasant Valley Stables in North Spokane. We have a great selection of trade‑in, and we take them daily! Stop by & look or check our Facebook page. Need a special order? We have contacts at over 60 different companies, and we’re happy to help! Add your name to our email list so you can receive exclusive specials! Like our Facebook page for up to the minute additions & special offers, that includes you 4H groups & horse shows! We support High School equestrian teams & 4H members & offer discounts. Major credit cards accepted, convenient layaway program. Buy, sell, trade. w w w. Wi l l R o g e r s S a d d l e . c o m 509/466‑0106 Mead
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TRAINING / INSTRUCTION
Spokane Tack Trunk, We Have English & Western saddles, tack, clothes & much more. We have horse themed wines too! From the trail to the show ring, we’ve got you covered! 11515 E. Trent, Spokane Valley. 509/927‑5891 www.SpokaneTack‑ Trunk.com
Northwest Trails Boarding Happy Healthy horses. Excellent care, recom‑ mended by Deer Park Vet Clinic. Catering to those who really care for their horse’s well being. Large, lighted arena, three round pens, large paddocks & pastures with shelter. Endless miles of beautiful trail riding. Natural Horsemanship train‑ ing & lessons available, friendly, help‑ ful atmosphere. www.northwesttrails.net 509/276‑6345 Deer Park
We Can Start Your Ranch Roping horse, develop confidence in your Dressage horse & train solid trail horses; Common sense training with Rob Dotts & Sally Shepard, a team of trainers with more than 45 years of experience; no gimmicks used, just good horsemanship. Northwest Trails, Deer Park 509/276‑6345
Royal Meadows Farm Is Conveniently located in Newman Lake, Washington. We offer a full care facility with indoor & outdoor arenas. Local hay fed twice daily, 12’x12’ stalls with mats, we do daily turn‑out. Here at Royal Meadows, we treat your horse like royalty! DEmail D D JerriRoyalMeadows@gmail.com or call/ text 509/844‑4724
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Balanced Barefoot Trimming Practitioner; Pete Ramey School of Natural Hoof Care, $30 maintenance trim. Bud, 509/939‑5752
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◆ Supplements/ grain fed when supplied by owner
*Additional services upon request
50’ x 50’ Individual Runs
to puLL your heavy traiLer... Your you need a traiLer too? Horse Class 8 TruCks of spokane
provide single axle or “tandem” power units, NeedsWe sleeper units and “day cabs” to the rancher horse business. CDLs are not needed for Us! enthusiast rancher/farm business drivers.
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Please call with any questions: 509-534-9088 Search on Google: Class 8 Trucks Spokane www.Class8TruckSales.com 521 N Eastern, Spokane Valley, WA • Class8Trucks@aol.com
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Anado Ace WindDrift Farm .............................8 IBN Salvadino Shalwyn Arabians ........................24 Leitachic Mark McKinnon Quarter Horses ..16 Mama Said Dash C & S Ranch ..................................6 Mr Bo Button Meadow Starr Ranch .....................3 Poco Buenos Ghost C & S Ranch ..................................6 SA Meshach26 Shalwyn Arabians ........................24
BarnS & BuildingS
NW Cover-All – Fabri-Steel..........25 Solid Structures..............................9 Steel Structures of America, Inc ...27
C & S Ranch ..................................6 Shalwyn Arabians ........................24 WindDrift Farm Quarter Horses .....8
Ann Kirk Horse Training...............24 Hermiston Horse Sale ....................4 Hermiston Horse Sale Extravaganza ...............................10 Ponderosa Back Country Horseman....................................13 WSU Horse Course .......................7
Diamond Pine Ranch ..................37 Stethmir Arabians ........................12 Lady Raven Stable .......................38 Upriver Stables ............................18
Ray Cunnington ...........................18
Feed & acceSSorieS
Horse Sense Solutions ......... Cover,2 Lazy J Bedding.............................24 LMF Feeds ...................................15
All Terrain Fence ............................5 North 40 Fence Company..............8 Washington Idaho Fence .............11
HorSeS For Sale
WindDrift Farm .............................8
lady raven stables Call Ray & LeeAnn Hancock 509-993-7758 509-953-4511 509-466-6075 www.ladyravenstables.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Horse Sense Solutions ........ Cover, 2 HUB International .......................12 Woody’s Chimney & Masonry .....20,21
Alex Ganea .................................26 Loretta Huss ................................33 Mary Alice Gumaer .....................26 Suzy Dix.................................28-32
SaddleS, tack & clotHing
Indiana Harness Co. ...................38 Spokane Tack Trunk .....................14 Will Rogers Saddle Co. ............ Back
Ann Kirk Horsemanship...............24 Gerry Cox....................................10 Upriver Stables ............................18 Whetzel Horse Training ...............18
trailerS & trailer repair
Huber Trailer Sales.......................23 Washington Auto Carriage ...........19
McKinlay & Peters Equine............17
Indiana Harness Co. “Quality Repair at Affordable Prices”
• New & used Western & English saddles • Rodeo & pack equipment • Custom belts & wallets • Custom working & show chaps • Cell phone cases • Blanket & saddle repair • Dog collars & harnesses for walking • Custom holsters & saddle scabbards Tack & Training Aides including: Custom designed halters, bridles, breast collars, etc FREE advice for the novice horse person 40+ years experience & family owned
2425 N. Vista, Spokane WA (next to the “Big R” on Trent)
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e ll ✬ t r a s ✬ y Family Owned & Operated de u B We always have gReaT deals on New & Used saddles!
We take TRade-iN saddles & Tack dailY!
Tucker, Crates, Martin, american, double J, Billy Cook & others! NNN
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Need a special order? We have contacts at over 60 different companies, and we’re happy to help!
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our next sPiN To WiN event is sunday, october 2 at Pleasant Valley stables in North spokane. Contact us for details!
NNN We support all local 4H groups & Horse shows, High school equestrian Teams & 4H Members!
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Will RogeRs or Toll509-466-0106 Free 1-877-707-2801 saddle Co. Open Mon. - Sat. 9am - 5pm • Closed Sunday
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