Ask Our Expert - Al Dunning

Al DunningProfessional horseman Al Dunning lives and trains out of the Almosta Ranch northeast of Scottsdale, Arizona. An avid and successful competitor in reining, cutting and cow horse events, Dunning has won more than $912,000. Though he specializes in Western performance events, this multiple-association-approved judge of 27 years offers horsemanship advice to all riders through his online mentoring program, Team AD International.

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What Is Horse Colic

Horse ColicColic. This one short word encompasses an array of digestive-tract problems and strikes fear in the heart of horse owners. Mark Finke, DVM, discusses ways horse owners can prevent colic complications.

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Ask Our Expert - Ron Emmons

Ron EmmonsCalifornia reined cow horse trainer Ron Emmons prepares horses for major events such as the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Snaffle Bit Futurity and World’s Greatest Horseman. Emmons and Olena Oak won the World’s Greatest event in 2012, and successfully defended their title in 2013. The professional horseman grew up on his family ranch in California, and today resides in Ione with his wife, LaDona.

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Foal Watch

With proper management, both mare and foal can come through the foaling process safely. Photo: Darrell DoddsNo horse is identical to another, and no broodmare shows pregnancy signs in the same manner as another. Here, Dr. Khris Crowe outlines the warning signs owners should know to prevent a potential disaster.

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