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Whoa Podcast About Horses Horsemanship

May 28, 2019

Kellie Auld, Her Mare, Little Girl, and Lameness

Kellie Auld

I've been asking you to share your stories about making medical decisions with your horses.  Kellie Auld from California sent me this email of a story she wanted to share about her mare, Little Girl.

Kellie bought Little Girl as a 2-year-old.  Her registered name is Skip...

May 21, 2019

Coming Back To Horses

Coming Back To Horses 

Women are coming back to horses after raising a family.  There is a lot of life left after your children leave the nest.  Many people use these "Golden Years" to follow their dreams of once again owning a horse.

Long-time listener Susan Hoskins raised eight children.  As they gradually left home...

May 14, 2019

Decision to Have Colic Surgery

Hearing the words colic, navicular, founder, or strangles strike fear into every horse owner.  Colic happens when a horse's intestinal tract gets blocked.  In most cases a vet can open/dissolve/remove the blockage with a variety of different techniques.  When those fail however, one of the...

May 7, 2019

Lameness and My Mare Jessie

The topic is:  How do YOU decide medical issues involving your horse.  How much weight do you place on quality of life issues?  How much do you place on usability of your horse?  And, finally, how much weight do you place on the cost of evaluation and treatment?

I want you to tell me about...