Chester Weber talks about his Shoo-fly Automatic Insect Control System

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Chester Weber talks about his Shoo-fly Automatic Insect Control System

Multiple World Champion Four-In-Hand driver Chester Weber took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about the importance of his Shoo-fly Automatic Insect Control System both at home at Live Oak Stud and on the road. A Shoo-fly customer since 1981, the Live Oak Stud counts on their Shoo-fly system to protect not only their valuable horses, but their employees as well.

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Top 5 Most Common Poisonous Plants for horses

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Top 5 Most Common Poisonous Plants for horses

There are many dangerous and poisonous plants in the world, however these five plants are not only harmful to horses but can be considered extremely lethal.   Hemlock – A multi stemmed weed that causes nervousness,depression and can eventually lead to respiratory failure. There is no treatment for large doses, however if consumed in a small amount animals including horses can recover with supportive care. Geographically this weed is located in mostly grasslands, while the weed does grow in many parts of the world including Asia,...

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Shoo-Fly Urges Horse Owners To Tag Their Horses!

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Most people have dealt with the physical loss of an animal, whether that be a dog or cat. We are human and as humans we often can misplace animals or items, shockingly enough that includes a horse sometimes. Now you may ask how on earth can I lose something as big as a horse? Often times natural disasters such as a hurricane or storm can fracture or completely destroy the building or fence that you are keeping that horse in. What happens after this is the horse can walk right out of your holding area or even run from being frightened. The...

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Popular horse supplements and the benefits of each one!

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Vitamins and other feed supplements can be a huge health advantage for horses that take them. Some of the most popular supplements for horses include: Blue Algae: Lowers stress, cellular repair as well as a supportive digestion system. Omega 3: Improved cote quality, joint support, reproductive benefits as well as anti-inflammatory benefits. Selenium: A very potent antioxidant, that can also help metabolize fat into good energy for the horse. Glucosamine: Is the most studied joint supplement the basic building block of all connective tissues,...

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The survival guide to surviving a hurricane! Horse Owners Edition.

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The survival guide to surviving a hurricane! Horse Owners Edition.

June 1st is the official starting date for hurricane season. As a common lover of horses and other animals Shoo-Fly is bringing you a survival guide to help you outlast the worst type of storm a hurricane! Everyone knows hurricanes are unpredictable, but just because hurricanes are doesn’t mean you have to be. Here is how you can protect your loved ones from the smallest to worst storms possible. Step 1. Preparation Being prepared for a hurricane is about taking precautions, for example having a disaster plan ready in place could do...

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5 Tips to make your next Monday the best ever!

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5 Tips to make your next Monday the best ever!

Beep! Beep! Everyone knows that feeling they get when the alarm first goes off on a Monday morning. If your anything like how I used to be, I would dread having to wake up Monday morning as soon Sunday arrived! However I am going to share with you 5 secret tips of mine that turned my dreaded Monday into the best day of the week. Accept that today is Monday and start your day with a good healthy breakfast. Wear your favorite outfit, assess your options and dress for success. Eat out for lunch, go to your favorite restaurant. Splurge because it...

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Dengue Fever cases at yearly low, but for how long?

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The first record of a case of probable dengue fever was during the Jin Dynasty (265–420 AD), recorded as a water poison caused by flying insects. Throughout the history of man, there have been many Dengue Fever epidemics, especially during the 1700’s. While most of these were infrequent and random at best, during the 1770’s and early 1780’s this really changed with cases becoming more recurring. The National Environment Agency’s states that the latest number of cases last week dropped by 61 fewer than the previous...

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Equine Encephalomyelitis The Sleeping Sickness

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According to both Dr. Jenifer Nadeau, University of Connecticut Equine Extension Specialist and Dr. Sandra Bushmich, University of Connecticut Extension Veterinarian EEE, WEE also known as Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis is produced by the Togaviradae virus. EEE was first recognized in Massachusetts, USA in 1831, when 75 horses died mysteriously from viral encephalitis. This virus is originally found to be in wild birds and is then transmitted to horses and humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Depending on the virus,...

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Blue Green Algae A More Natural Way

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With over over 65 vitamins, minerals and enzymes blue green algae is a nutrient dense super food! Known for its entire spectrum of essential and non essential amino acids, blue green algae provides one great nutritional punch in one serving! Protein intake is a huge topic in the health industry today, most users of blue green algae will tell you that the 6 grams of protein per 100 grams is a good amount to supplement with between meals. blue green algae is a super-food for super people! While blue green algae comes in many varieties,...

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