Tuesdays with Tony

A weekly blog for horse owners written by Tony, the official Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic cat.

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It’s Hurricane Season, again..

It’s Hurricane Season, again..

Tuesdays with Tony Yes, I know I do this every year around June 1st, but it’s because you humans are very bad at listening. Hurricane season has officially begun. It’s time to play, “Let’s get prepared for a disaster!” The Farm Version.  Dump Run  Hurricanes love to...

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Euthanasia

Euthanasia

Tuesdays with Tony There are certain things held sacred here at Springhill Equine. One of those is the mission to make the world a better place for horses. Sometimes that mission means the kindest option we have is euthanasia. Wow, that got heavy in a hurry. The life...

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White Line Disease

White Line Disease

Tuesdays with Tony“No hoof, no horse”. Since you’re a horse person, you’ve probably heard this old saying, and it will always ring true. Let me purr-suade you to learn a little more about a common hoof problem – White Line Disease. You may have even seen it without...

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Sunburn

Sunburn

Tuesdays with Tony I am always up for a full day of laying around in the sun. I hear some people even worship the sun.  Horses also seem to enjoy a good nap laying out in the middle of the field. Half the time I think they enjoy scaring you into thinking they’re dead,...

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The Seed Heads Are Coming!

The Seed Heads Are Coming!

Tuesdays with TonyThere’s a plague arriving soon. Well, some think it’s a plague, some are grateful, and most of you are in between. I’m talking grass seed heads. Here in North Central Florida, these pop up on a stalk, looking like the letter V waving in the...

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Farm Emergency Preparedness

Farm Emergency Preparedness

Tuesdays with Tony Farm Emergency Preparedness Be prepared. I was never a boy scout, but I have certainly taught myself what it means to be prepared. Be prepared to eat, be prepared to sleep, be prepared to groom and be prepared with giant cat eyes in order to get...

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