The Horse's Hoof Magazine: Summer 2018, Issue 71

The Horse's Hoof Magazine Summer 2018-Issue 71
Released on July 1st, 2018 - 58 pages!

- From the Editor: De-stress Your Horse’s Life
- Your Barefoot Horse Photo Contest Winners!
- Acupressure for Horse Emergencies by Casie Bazay
- And Then There Was Jack by Myra King (bitless riding)
- Better Bitless Control by Moving the Hind End by Cynthia Cooper
- Bitless Story Contest Announcement
- Equine Conspiracy Theory? What are they whispering? by Susanella Noble (more bitless!)
- Time for Trailer Service? by Risa Couch
- Seventy Reasons for Not Using a Bit by Dr. Robert Cook
- Feeding Miniature Horses & Donkeys: Why Slow Fed Forage is Best by Monique Warren
- Four Ways to Assist Your Horse Through Season Change by Carole Herder
- Hydration is More Than a Drop in the Bucket by Lisa Ross-Williams
- The Origin of Passion - Horse Whisperer Anna Twinney... by Vincent Mancarella
- Colleges Attacked Over Horse Welfare by Linda Chamberlain
- Can All Horses Go Barefoot? by Debs Crosoer
- A New Look at the Anatomy and Function of the Horse’s Foot by Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD (Strasser explains why the deep flexor tendon does NOT cause rotation of coffin bone - featuring great dissection photos!)

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Enter our Bitless Story Contest! Hurry, submissions due by August 31, 2018!

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What’s YOUR Bitless story? Have you gone bitless with your horse? What were the challenges, and what have you accomplished? We’d LOVE to hear! Send in your story for a chance to win YOUR CHOICE* of these great prizes:

1) Star Wheel Hackamore (includes 2 metal wheels, noseband and chinstrap) from The Horse’s Hoof Store. Choose Brown Leather Fleece or Black Leather Neoprene.Value $64.95. View here: http://thehorseshoof.com/bitless_star.html

2) Missy Wryn All-In-One Bitless Bridle, standard size, black. Training halter AND bitless bridle including headstall, browband, 12 foot lead rope, attachable reins combo with 4 Missy Wryn training DVD’s. “It is a myth to believe you need a bit to control your horse!” Value $189.95. View here: https://www.missywryn.com

3) 40” Equi-Spirit™ Ultimate Cordura Ball from Equi-Spirit Toys. Extra Heavy-Duty Ultimate ball features a durable PVC bladder and 1000 denier domestic Cordura cover. Value $185.00. View here: http://www.equi-spirit-toys.com

4) LightRider Bitless Noseband, Leather. Value approx. $55.00. Choose from any leather style here: https://www.naturalhorseworldstore.com/lightrider-bitless-noseband

*Prizes: 1st Place will receive their choice of 2 prizes from above! 2nd Place will receive their choice of the 2 remaining prizes, and 3rd place receives the final prize. All 3 receive a 2-year subscription to The Horse’s Hoof Magazine, and their story published in next issue!

Contest Instructions: Write up your own personal true bitless story. Suggested story length: between 600-2000 words, and include at least 2 photos. Story can be text or a doc file. Save photos as jpeg and email all to: editor@thehorseshoof.com - include your full name, contact info, and your horse’s name. By entering this contest, you agree to give permission to The Horse’s Hoof to publish your material. Thank you for supporting bitless horses!
Hurry, deadline for Contest submissions is August 31, 2018!
All winners will be announced in our next issue, Fall #72.


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