There is so much to caring for a horse and, to providing for them and making sure their needs are met. Some things may seem like common sense but our knowledge and understanding of horses is always changing and evolving.

While it is always important to follow the advice of your veterinarian and farrier, it is also equally important to be as knowledgeable as one can be about horse care. Unfortunately, some of the most worrying cases of horse neglect start with a basic lack of knowledge.

One of our goals at MDHPIC is assist horse owners with developing their knowledge and skills to help them prevent health and other such problems from starting in the first place. Here you will find a variety of resources with loads of information.

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Natural Farrier Help For Foundered Ponies – Before & After

Foundered horses and ponies need regular trimming, proper diet, exercise, and horsie friends. Here are some before and after pictures of a foundered pony who is now quite sound. The pictures are from Summer of 2017 when she was very lame and on grass. The 2nd and 3rd sets of pictures are from after she […]

Web-based Information for Horse Owners

A PowerPoint presentation containing resources and links for horse owners. MDHPIC Presentation

Operating a Horse Rescue

Many people rescue abused, unwanted or slaughter-bound horses with the best of intentions, but eventually fail because they have not followed the necessary requirements to start-up and operate a successful rescue. MDHPIC offers sound advice for people wishing to start up a horse rescue. Download MDHPIC Horse Rescues PDF