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DryGuy, Strathcona Ventures, waterproof horse blanket, waterproof horse boots, waterproof riding boots, waterproof blundstone

Strathcona Ventures has done it again with another great product under their umbrella of equine brands: DryGuy Waterproofing. Having spent most of my life living on the “wet coast” here on Vancouver Island, I appreciate a product that helps keep me and my horses dry. It’s also environmentally friendly and safe for humans and animals, so I was keen to test it.

At Integrated Bio Systems in Abbotsford, B.C. they really know how to deliver relief. Using a combination of tried and true natural oils in a moisturizing cream base they have come up with a muscle rub balm for both humans and horses that soothes and relieves muscle pain and tension.

In the US military base Camp Al-Taqaddum in the Iraqi desert, donkeys weren’t part of the paraphernalia around the runway where Purple Fox CH-46 helicopters landed and took off all day. The military camp provided logistics support for combat operations and several helicopter squadrons.

Gold medal award winning author Valerie Ormond’s Believing in Horses, Too takes thirteen-year-old Sadie Navarro to new challenges. Sadie wants more than ever to make her father proud by riding in her first show on her gelding, Lucky. Her father, Lieutenant Commander Navarro, is deployed to Afghanistan. She always fears for his safety and during the first six months of his deployment, Sadie had preoccupied herself by taking on the challenge of saving ten horses on their way to an auction and a very uncertain future.

Since 1997, Hurst has operated Cyberfoal.com, which is dedicated to helping orphan foals by connecting horse owners and breeders who are in need of colostrum, or have colostrum and nurse mares available.

In The Compassionate Equestrian published by Trafalgar Square Books, veterinarian Dr. Allen Schoen and trainer Susan Gordon explore the profound values of compassion, peacefulness, and centered awareness in developing a holistic relationship with horses. Their approach is based on 25 principles that are as ancient in wisdom as they are modern in contemporary thought.

In the introduction of The Art of Liberty Training for Horses, Jonathan Field reminds us to “Let go of whatever is going on in your life and ‘be present’ in the moment with your horse.” This statement resonates because learning with and from our horses begins and ends with being fully present with them in every way.

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