Socializing speeds recovery for horses after exertion
To help your horse bounce back from exertion, turn him out with his buddies rather than putting him in a stall.
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EQUUS Barn Stories focus on the softer side of horse ownership, serving as a reminder of why we have horses and highlighting the fellowship among riders. They are meant to be listened to on the way to the barn, while cleaning tack or simply relaxing in the quieter moments of the day. Barn Stories are not instructional, but instead seek to underscore and celebrate the way horses enrich our lives.
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