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Virginia horse tests positive for West Nile Virus – first case since 2015 in VA

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)  announced on July 10, 2017 the state’s first positive case of […]

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“For the Love of Equine” Art Show and Opening Reception July 8, 2017

Stop by Allure Art Center, White Stone, VA this coming Saturday, July 8, 2017… a group of ten Virginia equine […]

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A New Direction for Horse Talk

We are excited to announce that as of July, 2017 Horse Talk will be completely digital! In this new age […]

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Washington International Horse Show announces all new footing for 2017 event

The Washington International Horse Show is pleased to announce the upgrade to all new footing for this year’s event at […]

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Ashleigh Dove of Purcellville, VA wins the Randolph Scholarship during the 2017 Upperville Horse Show

UPPERVILLE, VA – Ashleigh Dove, a Purcellville, VA resident who discovered foxhunting while she was a Foxcroft School student and […]

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Riders, Falls, and Concussions

Written by Mary Beth Jackson for our May/June 2017 Issue
There’s that moment after you come off your horse where you […]

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Animal Awareness & Assistance 4th Anniversary Party – June 24th

Celebrate their 4 year anniversary with Animal Awareness and Assistance, a local nonprofit, with FREE food, games, and more!
A great […]

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Toxic Pasture Plants

Green pastures make for happy horses and happy horse owners, but do you know what’s really growing in your fields?  […]

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Ecovet Fly Spray Is New Standard in Equine Insect Control

EcoVet is a revolutionary, safe Fly Repellant for Horses. A spatial repellent, Ecovet safely and effectively stops insects (including mosquitoes, flies, ticks and no-see-ums) from landing on the horse. If insects don’t land on a horse, they don’t bite the horse.

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Ecovet Fly Spray Is New Standard in Equine Insect Control

May 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Ecovet Fly Spray Is New Standard in Equine Insect Control

EcoVet is a revolutionary, safe Fly Repellant for Horses. A spatial repellent, Ecovet safely and effectively stops insects (including mosquitoes, flies, ticks and no-see-ums) from landing on the horse. If insects don’t land on a horse, they don’t bite the horse.

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Versatile 46+ Acres Farm in VA Hunt Country

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Versatile 46+ Acres Farm in VA Hunt Country

Desiderate Farm in Rixeyville, VA is offered for sale.
This Versatile 46+ Acre farm in Virginia’s Hunt Country […]

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Capitol Sheds has quality shelters for your expanding herd, 4 locations in Virginia

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Capitol Sheds has quality shelters for your expanding herd, 4 locations in Virginia

When you need a quality shelter for your horses, you can count on Capitol Sheds for the right building for your horses needs.

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AT AUCTION- 4BR, 3.5BA home with Barn, Pond & Fencing on 5+ Acres in Madison Co. VA

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on AT AUCTION- 4BR, 3.5BA home with Barn, Pond & Fencing on 5+ Acres in Madison Co. VA

To Settle the Estate of Gail G. Auer: Nicholls Auction Marketing Group has been contracted by the executors to market […]

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Make a Difference in a Life – Support Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue

January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Make a Difference in a Life – Support Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue

You can help a horse in need by participating in one of the RVHR fundraisers - currently they are selling tickets to the April 8th celebration "Save A Horse, Taste Some Bourbon".

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The Horse Barn Tack Shop makes Holiday Gift Giving Easier!

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on The Horse Barn Tack Shop makes Holiday Gift Giving Easier!

The Horse Barn Tack Shop in Falmouth, VA has all your Holiday Gift needs including 10% Off Dublin Winter Wear during the month of December.

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Ashland Equestrian LLC is a top-notch boarding, lesson and training facility in Warrenton, VA

September 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Ashland Equestrian LLC is a top-notch boarding, lesson and training facility in Warrenton, VA

Located in beautiful Warrenton, Virginia, Ashland Farm pre-dates the Civil War. The property includes two barns, an indoor ring, […]

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RARE FIND! Townsend, DE – All the upgrades you want with room for your horses too!

September 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on RARE FIND! Townsend, DE – All the upgrades you want with room for your horses too!

This is a must see property and absolute masterpiece resting on over 3 acres in the heart of Townsend, Delaware, located on a private secluded drive.

Equine Health

  • Virginia horse tests positive for West Nile Virus – first case since 2015 in VA

    Virginia horse tests positive for West Nile Virus – first case since 2015 in VA

    The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)  announced on July 10, 2017 the state’s first positive case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse in 2017. It is the first case since […]

  • Toxic Pasture Plants

    Toxic Pasture Plants

    Green pastures make for happy horses and happy horse owners, but do you know what’s really growing in your fields?  Fortunately, when offered adequate forage and feed, most horses preferentially avoid toxic plants.  However, knowing […]

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    Control your Ectoparasites

    Warmer, drier  weather is approaching quickly.  As we come out of our winter hibernation and eagerly make plans with our horses, so too are flies, ticks, and mosquitoes making plans to be a nuisance.  The […]

  • GOT RAIN ROT? The Remedy may already be in your Medicine Cabinet

    GOT RAIN ROT? The Remedy may already be in your Medicine Cabinet

    Writtten by Penny Hawes, and appeared in our Sept./Oct. 2016 Issue
    Got Rain Rot? It’s a common scenario – you’re grooming your horse and you notice a couple of scabby bumps along his back or croup. […]