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The English Equestrian club at Syracuse University competes in Zone 2, Region 2 of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association

We accept all levels of undergraduate riders from walk/trot through 2'6"+ fences.

  • 15 January 2019
  • Author: canpubco
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The English Equestrian club at Syracuse University competes in Zone 2, Region 2 of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
Our team, generally comprised of 12-17 students from Syracuse University as well as SUNY ESF, rides weekly with our coach Denise VanPatten

Caring for Skin During Winter

Winter means a break from insect related skin issues, but it has its own set of unique problems.

  • 15 January 2019
  • Author: canpubco
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Caring for Skin During Winter

The cold, dry air in winter leads to a major cause of delayed healing, which is the dehydration of exposed tissue. A moist environment is important for cells to migrate across the wound and for white cells to do their work cleaning up the wound. Suturing wounds that warrant it, and keeping other wounds covered with a protective salve, will guard against dehydration.

Riding to Hounds

Limestone Creek Memorial Hunt

  • 4 December 2018
  • Author: canpubco
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Riding to Hounds
The following excerpt was taken from the The American Heritage Magazine written by Caroline Jones, 45 years ago, October 1973 edition, Vol. 24, Issue 6.  Horse Bits Magazine recognizes Hunt Clubs have modified regulations over the years, however most of the traditions covered in this article remain unsullied today.

Madeline Keyes Captures American Quarter Horse World Championship

Local Rider competes in Oklahoma

  • 22 September 2018
  • Author: canpubco
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Madeline Keyes Captures American Quarter Horse World Championship

 

Vaccinating Fido Against Rabies? Don’t Forget Your Horse

While dogs are vaccinated against rabies without question, the majority of horses – who are often at higher risk – are not vaccinated.

  • 28 June 2018
  • Author: canpubco
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Vaccinating Fido Against Rabies? Don’t Forget Your Horse

Horses are nearly four times more likely to contract rabies than dogs.1-3 Across the U.S., the majority of horses are not vaccinated for rabies and often have a higher risk of exposure than dogs.4 

While it’s likely Fido is vaccinated against this fatal disease, the question looms – is your horse protected?

 

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