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Let’s Talk CBD

September 17, 2019

It’s been awhile since we have had a blog…so let’s make this one a good one. Let’s talk CBD products and horses. Here we go…

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A Diary From a Pasture Weeder

July 12, 2019

The other night, I spent an hour or so weeding. I was not weeding my flower or vegetable garden; I was weeding my horse’s pasture—by hand. We had moved in about a month ago, and I had already planned out where I wanted to put fencing, how I wanted to divide my pastures, and what fencing I was installing. My horse was moving here the next weekend, and I still had a lot of work to do. There are many things to think about when converting an acreage into a safe home for your horse. I had already planned for many things, but until I moved in, I hadn’t had a chance to take one final step. I had to ensure my pastures were free of noxious weeds. After an extensive survey, I located three potential hazards: hoary allyssum, night shade, and maple trees.

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The Biting Bugs Are Back!

June 17, 2019

Ahhh the lazy hazy crazy days of summer are here! And for us in Minnesota this year, it means A LOT of bugs. The wet warm weather has produced a cash crop year for the flying and crawly creatures that drive us all mad. So I’d like to take this opportunity to remind everyone about the types of bugs that drive us and our horses crazy.

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How do I pick out a supplement for my horse?

May 17, 2019

The equine supplement choices can be overwhelming. There are so many choices. Supplements for joint pain, calming the anxious horse, hoof growth, shiny coat….it goes on and on and on. So how do you know what to choose?

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Summer Fly Control Starts Now-Tips on how to reduce fly populations without insecticides

February 20, 2019

It’s still cold outside here in Minnesota with over a foot of snow on the ground and more coming in the next week, but it’s not too early to start thinking about summer fly control on our farms.

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What To Expect When Your Mare Is Expecting

January 25, 2019

It’s the time of year when we start to see newborn foals….the equine foaling season usually lasts from January 1 to late June. I thought this might be a good time to outline some guidelines for owners with expectant mares.

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An Equine Veterinarian’s Christmas Wish List

December 6, 2018

It’s the holiday time of year. That gets us all thinking about what we are thankful for and what we’d like to get for Christmas. At Weitz Equine we are so thankful for our amazing clients and patients. You and the way you care for your horses, help us love coming to work everyday (even when the weather is cold and snowy). Thank you for being the best horses and horse owners around.

In the spirit of the season, here is an equine veterinarian’s Christmas Wish List:

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