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Effective parasite control can make or break healthy development in young horses. (Journal photo by Lacey Newlin.)

Prepare young horses for a lifetime of performance

The 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, understands the importance of protecting the health and well-being of young horses well ahead of sale day.

“At times, we’ve encountered roundworm problems with some of our yearlings close to sale fitting time,” said Glenn Blodgett, DVM, 6666 Ranch. “Besides affecting their overall growth, performance and appearance, parasites also make horses more susceptible to other problems like gastrointestinal disease, colic and respiratory disease.”


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St. George cowgirl passionate about others learning benefits of horses

By Frank J. Buchman

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.”

It’s an often repeated quotation originally credited to Winston Churchill.

Diane Haffener at the D-Bar Arena near St. George often restates the remark true to heart, believes and most obviously lives it.


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