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  • We are All Flesh

    In Australia for Equitana , Greg and I attended an art show at the Art Gallery of South Australia . One piece in particular, stopped us in our tracks. The title of the sculpture was ‘We are all Flesh’. Why? Belgian artist, Belinde De Bruyckere created this thought-provoking sculpture.  It is two real horses, hanging by a winch.  It was shocking….

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    EVERYTHING KNOWN TO MANKIND THAT CAN KILL YOU

    “EVERYTHING KNOWN TO MANKIND THAT CAN KILL YOU” Yes. This is my thought as the plane lands on the scorched, shimmering flatlands of  “The Alice”.  Alice Springs, that is – Portal to the Great Australian Outback.  Home of the 10 most venomous snakes in the world. Minuscule spiders lurking everywhere, including the toilet, that can…

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  • Have you got your Horse’s Back?

    Check another ‘Hot Spot’ when your horse seems sore When your horse looks “off”, pinpointing the root cause can be challenging. Luckily for us, there are not quite as many real problems as the touted solutions available for them. For the smart horse owner, proper horse care involves sifting out reality from dogma. Once you develop…

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  • Carole Herder Interview #290 on Horse Chats Australia
    My Voice on Horse Chats Australia!

    My second podcast this year on Horse Chats Australia is up and running online!  In episode 290 I discuss the 10 Most Essential Horse Matters…Please tune in and listen NOW!  Being asked to discuss the 10 most essential horse matters in a one-hour podcast was a daunting request, because I could spend days going over these points! …

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    Don’t Fight the Flow!

    Okay friends…there is no way to avoid what’s coming, but it makes me feel better that we’re in it together… Autumn!  Wet. Rainy. Muddy. The sun disappears (even though we never wanted to say goodbye) and, through no fault of our own, we are left with water falling from the sky! Water in the sky…

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    Navicular – Seek the Truth

    Navicular Disease is also referred to as Navicular Syndrome or Caudal Heel Pain. Overly diagnosed and grossly misunderstood; symptoms appear slowly. You will see subtle signs such as pinned ears, swishing tail, overall discomfort or an inability to pick up the correct lead. Your horse seems uncomfortable, but you can’t pinpoint why. He has a…

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    Imagining Wild Horses

    Through the mist of shrouded pre-dawn dew, tails of wispy golden amber and ebony swish rhythmically.  Two high pitched baby nickers respond immediately to the call of another.  Three new fouls joined the herd this Spring,  their gangling limbs on the move, muscling-up well, day on day.   Joyful curiosity streams through the small herd. Then…

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    Extreme Weather Patterns and the Hoof

    Watch the Video Here! Your horse’s hoofs consist of living tissue. Just as with our own hair, nails and other cellular structures, nourishment is important. Cellular strength, wholeness and integrity are affected by environmental factors. Extreme weather patterns can indeed affect the hoof, but just because the weather seems to be overreacting; doesn’t mean you…

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  • Carole Herder Interviewed on Horse Chats Australia
    Carole Herder Horse-Chats it up!

    Carole’s recent interviews with Horse Chats Australia are educational, INSPIRATIONAL and a lot of FUN! Horse Chats was created for people who have a love and passion for horses, the equine industry and related areas.  People who wish to gain knowledge and improve their skills and/or abilities. They deliver a host of current and informative content from industry experts…

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