Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

 

Thursday’s SCOOP from Eastern Hay

Today’s SCOOP sponsor: Eastern Hay is the premier source of hay bales in Eastern USA.

 

Worldwide bits and bites

Germany:

Paddock politics: No horsing around when it comes to equine friendships – Horsetalk.co.nz Researchers identified three factors which can be used quickly to point to the strength of social bonds.

 
Ireland:

Sprint to oblivion? Breeding selections pose threat to hardy Thoroughbred stayers – Horsetalk.co.nz The need for speed could result in the demise of the hardy stayer unless breeders are given incentives.

 
Sweden:

Study: Slight Side-to-Side Saddle Movement Appears Normal – The Horse Recent study results suggest that it’s totally normal for saddles to shift left to right during the stride, as long as the movement is so slight it’s hard to actually see.

 
United Kingdom:

5 top tips for improving your riding fitness (while you’re in the office) – Horse & Hound If you work full time and can’t ride before or after work in the winter, there are ways to exercise at your desk to help with your riding fitness.

 


 
United States:

Can I Maintain My Semi-Retired Horse on an NSAID? – The Horse A horse owner asks if bute or firocoxib is better for her older performance horse. The answer? Maybe neither.
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