Tag: horse

Ask the Vet – Club foot, best fencing, girth and saddle fit & more! – November 2018

Ask the Vet – Club foot, best fencing, girth and saddle fit & more! – November 2018

DAN: Hi, SmartPak fans. I’m SmartPaker Dan. She’s Dr. Lydia Gray, SmartPak Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director. And we are here to answer your horse health questions asked and voted on by you. Now we’ve got a ton of great questions for this month. DR LYDIA GRAY: We did, yeah. DAN: I know there’s a …

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Simple Maintenance Tasks for High-Tensile Electric Fencing by Zareba®

Simple Maintenance Tasks for High-Tensile Electric Fencing by Zareba®

Congratulations on successfully installing your Zareba High Tensile fence! Your High Tensile Fence System is now ready to provide safe and effective animal control for many years to come. Make it a habit to walk your fence regularly to check insulators, and keep wire free of debris. Look for tree branches or weeds that may …

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Ask the Vet – Best type of fencing for horses in turnout

Ask the Vet – Best type of fencing for horses in turnout

DAN: “What type of fencing is best for 24/7 turnout, i.e, electric tape, rope, barbed wire, no climb, wooden, et cetera? Thank you! I absolutely love your videos and look forward to them each month.” And she even put little heart emojis for you. [LAUGHTER] DR LYDIA GRAY: Nice. Or for you. So you can …

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How to Take a Soil Sample

How to Take a Soil Sample

My name’s John Lamb. I’m with the University Minnesota Department of Soil, Water & Climate. So our objective today is to demonstrate how to take a good soil sample or a representative soil sample for nutrient recommendation. Now why is that important to get a good soil sample? Most of the lab analysis are very, …

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Horse jumping fence that measures the force

Horse jumping fence that measures the force

We’re developing a technique to measure the force the horse’s uses in the jump-off and landing. The technique we’re going to use is a big scale, that we’re going to dig down underneath the ground. We are measuring the force generated by the horses when they jump and when they land. We’re doing it because …

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High Tensile Wire Tensioning Tips from Zareba® Systems

High Tensile Wire Tensioning Tips from Zareba® Systems

In this segment, you will learn where to place strainers. How to install in lines strainers and tension indicator Springs. You will learn how to apply tension to a wire and repeat the process for all of the wires of your fence. You’ll learn the proper technique for safely tensioning wire. How to accurately measure …

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