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In The Barn

By Horse Girls Production
Welcome to our little corner in the podcast world. Where we have real conversations about real topics that matter to you and your horse. Join us along on our journey of discovering the research (or lack of research) behind popular horse products, trends, and anything else that peaks our interest.
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54. Vitamin E: Need it or Yeet it?
Many supplements make outrageous claims, only to find an ingredients list that doesn't match. For once we found and get to take a look at a supplement that appears to not only matches its claims, but has the research to back it up. That supplement is Vitamin E; more specifically Nano E. Are the claims about it being water-soluble true, should you be using this to treat EPM, and can you really see results as soon as in four days?  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://ker.com/about-us/ https://ker.com/antioxidants/nano-e/ https://thehorse.com/128336/usef-names-kentucky-equine-research-as-official-equine-nutritionist/ https://www.drugs.com/vet/nano-e-can.html https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdfdirect/10.1111/jvim.15643https://ker.com/published/form-of-alpha-tocopherol-affects-vitamin-e-bioavailability-in-thoroughbred-horses/?highlight=vitamin%20E https://ker.com/equinews/tokyo-olympics-feed-and-forage-facts/ https://ker.com/about-us/staff/ https://kppusa.com/2012/07/24/lesson-lecithin/ https://www.drugs.com/inactive/citric-acid-anhydrous-397.html https://ker.com/wp-content/uploads/Oral-Water-Soluble-Vitamin-E-Supplementation-of-the-Mare-in-Late-Gestation-Its-Effects-on-Serum-Vitamin-E-Levels-in-the-Pre-and-Postpartum-Mare-and-the-Neonate-A-Preliminary-Investig.pdf?highlight=vitamin%20E https://ker.com/wp-content/uploads/Oral-Water-Soluble-Vitamin-E-Supplementation-of-the-Mare-in-Late-Gestation-Its-Effects-on-Serum-Vitamin-E-Levels-in-the-Pre-and-Postpartum-Mare-and-the-Neonate-A-Preliminary-Investig.pdf?highlight=vitamin%20E https://www.smartpakequine.com/images/pdf/26485_Nano-E_Research.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joe-Pagan/publication/237672521_Tocopherol_form_affects_vitamin_E/links/541dada20cf2218008d1d56e/Tocopherol-form-affects-vitamin-E.pdf https://www.drugs.com/inactive/polysorbate-80-372.html (Please reach out for the remainder of our resources! Simply can't fit them all in the description)
01:17:08
September 25, 2022
53. Hock Injections: Medical Short-cut or Necessary Practice?
Pick up your latest equestrian magazine, without fail you will see multiple, full page advertisements about hock injections. Walk down the barn aisle at your next show and simply listen to how many other riders are considering hock injections, have had them recommended by their vet, or have already begun utilizing them. Hock injections are used across the board in just about every barn regardless if you're an eventer, show jumper, dressage rider, or barrel racer. Today we ask and answer the question on when hock injections should come into the picture and what is safe on the market to inject. It may surprise you to learn that some of the most highly recommended injections are not FDA approved for the hock and others are having their ingredients illegal smuggled into the U.S. to be sold alongside other harmful drugs. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-health-literacy/idea-marketplace-journey-animal-drug-through-approval-process https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.2746/042516402776181088 http://www.hapolymers.com/about-us/ https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cms_ia/importalert_211.html https://www.bi-animalhealth.com/equine/joint-health/legend/ https://aaep.org/horsehealth/lameness-joint-medications https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/issues/proceedings-12proceedings-How_to_Make_Rational_Choices_for_Intra-Articular_Injections-Schumacher_-_John_-_Tarsal_Joints.pdf https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30242083/ https://aaep.org/horsehealth/understanding-lameness https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/evj.13397 https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/evj.12029 https://performanceequinevs.com/hock-injections-for-horses/ https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20163196310 https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.2746/042516403775600479 https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.2042-3306.2010.00095.x https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2042-3306.1997.tb03138.x https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9858417/ (please reach out for the rest of our resources! Couldn't fit them all in the box!)
01:31:10
September 08, 2022
52. Opinion: Why we aren't Wimps!
This week, we decided to take a detour and discuss some popular articles we spotted being shared across Facebook a few weeks ago. It can feel very frustrating and alienating when prominent trainers use various language to discredit you as a rider, a horse person, and call you a wimp. We take a look at what some of this language is, how it perpetuates such negative views in the horse world, and what we can do to change it. Of course, it wouldn't be an In The Barn episode without a dash of research on wether or not different training methods are valid...or if we should just stick to the same old ways, day after day.  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.researchgate.net/publication/349158303_From_the_Horse%27s_Perspective_Investigating_Attachment_Behaviour_and_the_Effect_of_Training_Method_on_Fear_Reactions_and_Ease_of_Handling-A_Pilot_Study
01:25:51
September 01, 2022
51.2 Which Fecal Test is Best?
With countless fecal test options on the market, WE the consumers want to know which is actually the best and perhaps which ones we should avoid. Between the Mcmaster, Modified Wisconsin, and Parasight, we got a good picture of what fecal tests on the market look like and what sort of complications you can expect. Not all Mcmaster tests came back the same, one company refused to disclose what type of test they run, and some tests took almost 3 weeks to get our results! Find out more in today's episode. FARMVET! They have been incredibly gracious in partnering with us for this episode and it's still a little surreal! If you want to buy the same fecal tests we used or purchase dewormer, check out their website and use our promo code to get a discount! https://www.farmvet.com Promo Code: InTheBarn Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://web.uri.edu/sheepngoat/files/McMaster-Test_Final3.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2667114X21000406 https://www.parasightsystem.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/automated-egg-counting-vs-other-methods.pdf https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Guidelines/AAEPParasiteControlGuidelines_0.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0304401710004322 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590138919300165 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080616302258 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0304401720301795 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/parasitology/article/abs/anthelmintic-resistance-and-novel-control-options-in-equine-gastrointestinal-nematodes/28BB5D58A89DF0321F3D242083F67DF4 https://www.parasightsystem.com/faqs/ https://www.parasightsystem.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/automated-egg-counting-vs-other-methods.pdf https://patents.justia.com/patent/10094829 (we have more resources, simply couldn't fit them in the box! Please reach out and ask for the rest!)
33:44
August 04, 2022
51.1 The War on Parasites: Debunking Deworming Myths
Deworming, is a topic that brings about a lot of questions and confusion. Should we still be deworming every 6-8 weeks? Why are our dewormers not nearly as effective? What happens if we go a year without deworming? We answer all these questions and more in todays episode all about the history of deworming and the practices that have lead us to where we are today!  FARMVET! They have been incredibly gracious in partnering with us for this episode and it's still a little surreal! If you want to buy the same fecal tests we used or purchase dewormer, check out their website and use our promo code to get a discount! https://www.farmvet.com Promo Code: InTheBarn Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Guidelines/AAEPParasiteControlGuidelines_0.pdf https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/2021-03/Internal_Parasite_Guidelines.pdf https://equinewellnessmagazine.com/equine-parasite-control/ https://avmajournals.avma.org/view/journals/javma/245/8/javma.245.8.944.xml https://vet-advantage.com/vet_advantage/effective-equine-parasite-control/ https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-022-05168-z https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/SenateMedicalAffairsCommittee/horse-dewormer-ivermectin-pdf.pdf https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/19630800367 https://d1wqtxts1xzle7.cloudfront.net/46130273 https://www.vetres.org/articles/vetres/pdf/2002/05/07.pdf Identification_of_foals_infected_with_Pa20151126-8981-kf96r2-with-cover-page-v2.pdf https://www.equimaxhorse.com/images/Craig-2007-Evidence-of-Ivermectin-Resistance-by-Parascaris-equorum-1.pdf https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/issues/eve-20-10-Schumacher_EVE_20-10.pdf (Once again, so many more resources just can't fit them in the box. Please reach out and ask for them!)
01:13:23
July 16, 2022
50.2 Death at the Race Track: Santa Anita pt.2
A truly unlucky race track, or did the "perfect" formula finally cause enough death and destruction to be noticed? Picking up right where we left off; it quickly became apparent that this year at the Santa Anita Race Track is shaping up to be just as deadly as the previous years. Between poor footing, obscene number of starts, and pressure coming from management. It's clear those who own Santa Anita care only for gambling and couldn't care less as to which horse dies next.  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://web.northeastern.edu/gameplan/2019/10/30/are-horse-racing-deaths-at-santa-anita-statistically-out-of-the-ordinary/ https://en.as.com/en/2021/12/07/other_sports/1638855620_335149.html https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2021-02-28/jockey-hospitalized-horse-euthanized-santa-anita https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/issues/proceedings-10proceedings-z9100110000405.pdf https://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/report-stronach-group-considering-sale-of-some-assets/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stronach_Group https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/sports/2022/05/15/second-horse-dies-in-two-days-at-santa-anita-park https://www.chrb.ca.gov/veterinary_reports/CHRB-Santa-Anita-Fatalities-Report-3-10-20.pdf https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/238315/chrb-report-on-equine-fatality-rates-criticized https://jockeyclub.com/pdfs/eid/SantaAnita.pdf https://www.sgvtribune.com/2012/03/14/hbo-suspends-filming-with-horses-at-santa-anita-park-on-luck-drama/ https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/238830/racing-executive-ritvo-leaves-the-stronach-group https://www.robesonian.com/archive/67701/view-full_story-1653602-article-fire_at_fex_plant_still_burning (we have so many more resources we used, please reach out and ask for them! simply could not fit them all in the text box)
01:14:55
June 30, 2022
50.1 Death at the Race Track: Santa Anita, pt. 1
Is it the perfect formula for money and death, or simply an unlucky race track? In true In The Barn fashion we take it all the way back to the beginning of the Santa Anita Race Track to see what history has to tell us. It may not surprise you to find out that Santa Anita has had a turbulent history long before 2019 and the general public learned of its name.  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/26/sports/santa-anita-horse-deaths.html https://www.arcadiaca.gov/enrich/arcadia_public_library/gilb_museum_of_arcadia_heritage/elias_jackson__lucky__baldwin.php https://www.newspapers.com/image/77943857/?terms=%22Lucky%20Baldwin%22%20i%20dont%20know&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/42353084/?terms=%22Lucky%20Baldwin%22Land&match=1 https://www.britannica.com/topic/pool-gambling https://www.newspapers.com/image/46464418/?terms=%22Horse%20Racing%22&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/87819627/?terms=%22Horse%20Racing%22%20Baldwin&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/465996476/?terms=%22Horse%20Racing%22%20arcadia&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/380182824/?terms=%22Horse%20Racing%22%20Arcadia&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/380182824/?terms=%22Horse%20Racing%22%20Arcadia&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/380259422/?terms=%22walker-Otis%22&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/607036262/?terms=%27fire%20arcadia%22%20racetrack&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/616900694/?terms=%22Anita%20Baldwin%22%20Vote&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/380372719/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/458150261/?terms=%22Santa%20Anita%20Track%22%20investigation&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/629634534/?terms=%22Santa%20Anita%20Track%22%20investigation&match=1 (we have dozens more resources, please reach out for the rest, simply couldn't fit them all)
01:17:34
June 23, 2022
49. Going Cross Country With FLAIR strips and Ice-Vibe Boots
With many five star events looming in the future, you know you'll soon be flooded with many ads for gear, top level riders are using. Some of the most popular items you will see popping up on cross country day are the FLAIR nasal strips, and the HorseWare ice-vibe boots. Which begs the question, do these products actually work? Can FLAIR nasal strips really help horses breath better? And do ice-vibe boots do everything their add claims it can? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://flairstrips.com https://flairstrips.com/resources/ https://avmajournals.avma.org/view/journals/ajvr/63/8/ajvr.2002.63.1101.xml https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080600702668 https://bmcvetres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12917-016-0893-3 https://flairstrips.com/content/Resources/Clinical%20Studies%20Overview%20Handout%202020.pdf https://journals.physiology.org/doi/pdf/10.1152/jappl.2001.90.6.2378 https://patents.google.com/patent/US5902256?oq=horseware+products+ltd https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/other-sports/booting-up-idea-to-soothe-horse-legs-1.1345345 https://us.streamz-global.com/blogs/articles/windgalls-in-horses-symptoms-causes-treatments-streamz-global https://www.vettimes.co.uk/app/uploads/wp-post-to-pdf-enhanced-cache/1/tendon-injuries-in-horses-treatment-and-healing.pdf https://www.hertshorseshydro.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/response_of_twenty_seven_horses_with_lower_leg_injuries_to_cold_spa.pdf https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/A-comparison-of-seven-methods-for-continuous-of-the-Eps-Orsini/1a29f104c96b97ef264fc7d52b987eb2551b3b1c https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ovj/article/download/165483/154942 http://assets.prod.vetlearn.com.s3.amazonaws.com/mmah/e9/2e359bff2c45428004ba6085778faa/filePV_24_05_418.pdf Please reach out and ask for the rest of our references, this silly text box only let's us as add a handful!
01:19:50
April 28, 2022
48. What The Actual Feed?!?
How much protein, fiber, and fat should your horse get in a day? It's a pretty simple question, that seems like it should have a readily available answer. The problem is that this answer and many more concerning our horses diets and the research about it, are kept behind a pay wall. Join us as we piece together what our horses grain should actually contain and if brands like Purina, Nutrena, Dumor, and Triple Crown are following through. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com References https://alec.unl.edu/documents/cde/2017/livestock-management/2017-basics-of-feeding-horses-reading-the-feed-tag.pdf https://www.aafco.org/Portals/0/SiteContent/Publications/Feed_Labeling_Guide_web_complete.pdf https://alec.unl.edu/documents/cde/2017/livestock-management/2017-basics-of-feeding-horses-reading-the-feed-tag.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/publication/250039339_Nutrient_needs_of_performance_horses https://academic.oup.com/tas/article/6/1/txac021/6520537?login=true https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/pdf/nutrient-requirements-for-horses/2014-09-29/nutrient-requirements-for-horses.pdf https://feedxl.com/30-understanding-protein-quality/ https://thehorse.com/164773/horse-hay-analysis-what-are-adf-and-ndf/ http://usbusinessexecutive.com/agriculture/case-studies/triple-crown-nutrition-inc-a-winning-blend-top-nutritional-value-and https://www.triplecrownfeed.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Customer-FAQ.pdf?utm_source=website&utm_medium=FAQlink&utm_campaign=PurinaFAQ#:~:text=Purina%20will%20be%20manufacturing%20Triple,7 https://www.nutrenaworld.com/product/safechoice-original-horse-feed https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/dumor-equistages-equine-feed-50-lb-bag?cm_vc=-10011 http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=215733284 http://www.horsedvm.com/feeds.php https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex9622/$FILE/feeding-young-horses.pdf We have more resources, just reach out and ask for the rest!
01:28:05
March 24, 2022
47. The Mystifying Facebook Supplements
Do you ever find yourself scrolling Facebook and spotting ad after ad of the same supplements like GutX, Biomane, or Equinity? Better yet, do you ever listen to top rider podcasts, only to hear them push the same supplement every episode? Today we tackled some of the most common supplements we see popping up all over facebook, hearing top riders recommend them, or see them all over on Instagram. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources equinety-horse-xl https://www.equineguelph.ca/pdf/infosheets/Infosheet-Nutrition_for_performance_2016.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286396523_Sweat_facilitated_losses_of_amino_acids_in_Standardbred_horses_and_the_application_of_supplementation_strategies_to_maintain_condition_during_training https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0226988 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080607003504 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jvim.16095 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206390/ https://ratemyhorsesupplement.com/2021/03/02/gut-x-by-100x-equine-llc/ https://www.hagyard.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Polysaccharide-Treatment-Reduces-Gastric-Ulceration-in-Horses.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S003452881930952X?via%3Dihub https://www.centerlinedistribution.net/stressless-ingredients/?fbclid=IwAR2rdgY-tn4wTZtziin05Cf6Vj_i7NJwDJq9tQwOemJUWEOvfcTJ8LPgBnA https://excelsupplements.com/horse-feed-tag-breakdown-the-guaranteed-analysis/ https://www.vet.upenn.edu/docs/default-source/research/equine-behavior-laboratory/jevs-2014-alphacasozepine-mare-specific-aversion.pdf?sfvrsn=40fee3ba_0 http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/35495/1/13013_Ijichi.pdf https://www.equistro.com/ingredients/casein https://healabel.com/c-ingredients/casein (We have more resources, just reach out and ask for them!)
01:09:49
March 03, 2022
46.2 USEF: The George Morris Problem, Part 2
The down fall of George H. Morris. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://phelpssports.com/statement-george-h-morris/ https://www.horsemagazine.com/thm/2017/02/george-morris-teacher-genius/ world-equestrian-games-1990 https://www.nytimes.com/1990/08/13/sports/sports-world-specials-horse-show-jumping-squabble.html https://www.nytimes.com/1990/08/19/sports/l-rider-s-case-elaborated-223690.html https://www.leagle.com/decision/1992571257njsuper3141540 https://www.chronofhorse.com/article/the-first-weg-a-new-endeavor-to-the-tunes-of-abba https://www.tampabay.com/archive/1999/03/24/morris-has-left-his-mark-on-show-jumping-in-u-s/ http://www.ridgeshowjumping.com/rhythmical/ https://www.espn.com/oly/summer00/news/2000/0924/775593.html https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2000-aug-05-sp-65149-story.html https://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/07/sports/plus-equestrian-women-dominate-for-olympics.html https://groups.google.com/g/rec.equestrian/c/kAEzheQCvP8?pli=1 https://horseauthority.co/joan-tell-william-tell-and-tellwynd-farm-inc-plaintiffs-against-george-morris-hunterdon-inc-chris-kappler-et-al-defendants/ https://horseauthority.co/userfiles/files/Verdict%20Sheet_RMHP.pdf https://arbitrationlaw.com/sites/default/files/free_pdfs/CAS%202008-A-1700%20DRV%20v%20FEI%20%26%20CA%20%26%20CAS%202008-A-1710%20CA%20v%20FEI%20Award.pdf https://www.espn.com/olympics/summer04/equestrian/news/story?id=1869484 https://www.chronofhorse.com/article/what-happens-when-you-mix-sand-felt-and-elastic https://www.chronofhorse.com/article/overall-horsemen-of-the-year-diann-langer-and-anne-kursinski Please reach out to us for the rest of our sources! Simply could not fit them all in the text box.
01:42:19
February 10, 2022
46.1 USEF: The George Morris Problem, Part 1
This is the story of someone who was once thought of as the greatest horseman perhaps in the history of the horse. His blunt sayings and his tough to please demeanor made him a legend in almost every barn in America. This is the story of a man who was always a narcissist, a bully, an abuser of both animals and people and a reckless social climber. This is the story of George H. Morris. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com References https://www.amazon.com/Unrelenting-Horses-Bright-Pursuit-Excellence/dp/1570767106/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3S52JI8VL7SEB&keywords=unrelenting+george+morris&qid=1643860790&sprefix=unrelenting%2Caps%2C153&sr=8-2 https://www.nytimes.com/1978/11/26/archives/strict-ahsa-rules-control-drug-abuse-reserpine-users-suspended.html https://www.casemine.com/judgement/us/591492baadd7b0493459d90a?utm_source=amp&target=amp_impara&fbclid=IwAR1Zm41CVdy0_y8qhB16jjBdOCdPTiIlJdQqd78JbYhzU_W5iBvNqUQV5uE 5914c186add7b049347ba063 https://www.casemine.com/judgement/us/59148abfadd7b049345171f5 https://phelpssports.com/statement-george-h-morris/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/08/sports/george-morris.html?smid=em-share https://www.nytimes.com/1952/04/27/archives/8th-mrs-manville-dies-in-auto-crash-former-georgina-campbell-was-on.html
01:25:20
February 03, 2022
45. Social Media: The Young Horse Dilemma
We're kicking the year off right with one of the most heavily debated topics out there; when should we be starting our young horses? Not only do we break down the infamous colored image of what ages a horses body stops growing, but we also tackled the heavily referenced thoroughbred studies that seem to pop-up in just about every Facebook argument. We address the most common topics people debate all across social media when starting young horse, all the way from; why does or doesn't bone density matter, are thoroughbreds meant to be started younger, and should horses be retired by 15yrs old... Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com References  https://aab.copernicus.org/articles/53/639/2010/ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080697802274 https://www.academia.edu/15631869/Mild_exercise_early_in_life_produces_changes_in_bone_size_and_strength_but_not_density_in_proximal_phalangeal_third_metacarpal_and_third_carpal_bones_of_foals?email_work_card=title https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.2042-3306.1999.tb05317.x https://avmajournals.avma.org/view/journals/ajvr/62/12/ajvr.2001.62.1859.xml https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1871141311002307 https://actavetscand.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1751-0147-49-19 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8698045/ http://www.equinestudies.org/ranger_2008/ranger_piece_2008_pdf1.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1WhibG1N-Ubfl5P0sQOpf4bjNFGIFcDjDEBv6vmUiNqy8RTs9Oipjzx2M https://www.hoofrehab.com/ArticlesPDF/Timing%20and%20Rate%20of%20skeletal%20maturation%20in%20Horses.pdf https://univet.hu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/BONES-OF-THE-THORACIC-LIMB.pdf https://springhillequine.com/the-young-horse-myth/ http://archiwum.ighz.edu.pl/files/objects/7519/66/str131-142.pdf https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00534.x https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19165934/ We have so many more references we used but simply could not fit in the text box, if you wanna see them, just ask!
01:29:04
January 13, 2022
44. Ovarian Manipulation vs. Gelding Scar Manipulation
Mares and geldings, ovarian manipulation and gelding scar manipulation, myth or fact? Both of these seem to be two different sides of the same coin. On one hand we have our mares that find themselves in critical pain when their ovaries become unhealthy or twisted. On the other hand we have geldings that undergo a traumatic surgery that results in potentially harmful scar tissue developing. If you ask Facebook, everyone will yell from the roof tops, that some type of manipulation is necessary. But what does the research say? Do these conditions actually exist and are these viable solutions to help our horses? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://ivcjournal.com/osteopathy-displaced-ovary/ https://www.atsu.edu/museum-of-osteopathic-medicine/museum-at-still https://eevs.com.au/ovary-manipulation/ https://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/about-veterinary-specialists/ https://www.pcom.edu/about/what-is-osteopathic-medicine.html:// https://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/confusing-credentials-and-definitions/ https://www.equineosteopathy.org/find-a-member https://supportingthehorseandrider.com/janek-vluggen-d-o/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11023/ https://www.courthousenews.com/horse-medicine/ http://texasveterinaryrecords.com/Groves%20Lu%20Ann%202013-86.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7401554/ https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/11/1/232/htm www.equitopiacenter.com/the-trouble-with-gelding-scars/ https://eevs.com.au/all-horse-vet-service/castration-scar-manipulation/ https://healthyhorsehappyhound.libsyn.com/episode-3-castration-scar-manipulation-in-geldings-with-dr-louise-cosgrove https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=2965736067075128&set=pcb.2965737607074974 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9364230/ https://www.yalemedicine.org/conditions/ovarian-torsion
01:06:14
October 28, 2021
43. Bemer: Good MLM or Bad MLM?
With many 5* events of the year firmly in the review mirror, we can all look back at the products we saw all over top riders Facebook pages and Instagram feeds. One of those products seen over and over again, was Bemer. The performance enhancing and new wave of therapy. And to be fair it sounds like a fun, simple, product upfront... until you discover that the company is an MLM, which sparks a heavy debate on whether Bemer is a good MLM or bad MLM? It begs the questions; Does the product work, is there research behind it, or do we have another LulaRoe on our hands? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com References https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/pulsed-electromagnetic-field-therapyhttps://maketimeonline.com/is-bemer-group-a-scam https://patents.google.com/patent/US8216121B2/en?assignee=Bemer+International+Ag https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4615-4867-6_205 https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/j.2042-3306.1989.tb02145.x https://journals.lww.com/jorthotrauma/Abstract/2000/02000/Effects_of_Pulsed_Electromagnetic_Fields_on_Bone.4.aspx https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/pulsed-electromagnetic-field-therapy https://www.fda.gov/media/141850/download https://www.zedanranch.de/equimag_EN.php https://www.wtm.at/smart_users/uni/user94/explorer/43/WTM/Archiv/2014/WTM_07-08-2014/WTM_07-08-2014_Artikel_1_Art.1334.pdf https://bemermatreview.com/bemer-fda-approval/ https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfmaude/detail.cfm?mdrfoi__id=6297796&pc=ISA https://bemermatreview.com/bemer-fda-approval/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bemer-group--centropix-resolve-dispute-301334498.html https://patents.justia.com/inventor/peter-gleim http://earlightswindle.com/gloom/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/peterpunch_docx.pdf (We got more resources, just ask for them! Once again couldn't fit them all in the box, 4000 characters gets used up quick with links)
01:08:34
September 23, 2021
42. Death at the race track: The Juice Man
The lucrative world of fast horses, faster money, and custom drugs, runs rampant in the horse racing industry. With horse racing comes gambling, with gambling comes money. That desperate grab for monetary gain, gives way to an environment that breeds complete disregard for equine welfare and encourages egregious acts in hopes of a check. This is the story of the Juice Man, his race to glory and even faster fall of disgrace.   Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.avma.org/javma-news/2020-04-15/veterinarians-among-those-charged-widespread-horse-doping-scheme https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/04/29/horse-racing-doping-jockey-cub/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-07-01/inside-the-doping-scandal-that-rocked-horse-racing https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/251942/change-of-plea-hearing-set-aug-11-for-navarro https://www.equibase.com/profiles/Results.cfm?type=People&searchType=T&eID=264779&rbt=TB https://www.paulickreport.com/news/ray-s-paddock/navarros-tampa-bay-drug-violations-up-to-300-times-over-permitted-level/\ https://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/27/nyregion/27fraud.html https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-2003-07-04-0307010429-story.html https://apnews.com/article/7eba7476fd72150d204a5ed6e6c2df7e http://tampabaydowns.blogspot.com/2012/03/jorge-navarro-trainer-although-he-has.html https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/231787/aztec-sense-vanned-off-after-winning-fred-hooper
01:24:59
August 12, 2021
41. Olympic Count Down: the most problematic Olympics in history
While we all wait in eager anticipation for the Tokyo Olympic 2020 kick off, let's take a brief look back over the years. Some years have come and gone relatively smoothly, while a few others have crashed and burned in a dramatic, and at times tragic way for our equine friends. Challenging weather, doping scandals, medals being stripped from riders, and cheating teams...are just a few of the reasons that make these Olympics so memorable in a shocking fashion. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/10/police-find-second-bullet-inside-olympic-equestrian-centre https://www.smh.com.au/sport/bullet-fired-at-rio-olympics-equestrian-centre-20160807-gqmpws.html https://www.france24.com/en/20080821-four-horses-suspended-doping-beijing-2008-equestrian-vaulting https://www.dw.com/en/doped-horses-mar-olympic-equestrian-competition/a-3583215 http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/olympics/equestrian/7574220.stm https://www.espn.com/olympics/news/story?id=3563586 https://www.fei.org/history/olympic-games/1968-mexico-mexico https://www.fei.org/stories/100-years/equestrian-olympics-1948-1956 https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2004/aug/20/athensolympics2004.equestrianism https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2005/may/06/2 https://www.eurodressage.com/2004/08/18/bettina-hoy-and-team-germany-win-eventing-gold Bettina_Hoy https://jurisprudence.tas-cas.org/Shared%20Documents/OG%2004-007.pdf https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-olympics-equestrian-hoy/lost-equestrian-golds-drive-bettina-hoy-on-idUKL0652700620080411 (We have more resources we used, just ask us!)
01:03:10
July 29, 2021
40. When is it too hot to trot...
Many equestrians pride themselves on not being fair-weather riders, but when does the not-so-fair-weather become dangerous? Better yet, how do we cool and keep cool our horses? There is a lot of misinformation roaming the equine world when it comes to cooling our horses, and a number of myths we need to debunk and questions to answer such as; Does cold hosing cause health issues, will your horse over heat if you leave excess water on them, and does your horse even need to be hosed or is shade good enough? In todays episode we answer these questions and more, to help keep our four legged friends safe during these steamy summer months. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://inside.fei.org/sites/default/files/Session_6_Optimising_performance_in_a_challenging_climate_SUPPORTING_DOC.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0rBdVjjYvKKxKMTteZ2f860a1ufIGb3vgVLqmpOzw2JlIs-PalhToneJ4 https://academic.oup.com/jas/article-abstract/91/12/5926/4717295?fbclid=IwAR13yn9HHfgKBE1lDtxBQheTsmF0Nayo5TUKrh5pXzQBaCW0YqtqAJXBuNo https://elibrary.asabe.org/abstract.asp?aid=50685&fbclid=IwAR0piCmMB0Ghq6HkZKtnqUi625kJpVSA-4Pp00vWlBN5xqs2kfv6JSzX_Lg https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=876570392547183&set=pcb.876571652547057 https://www.paardenwelzijnscheck.nl/app/webroot/files/ckeditor_files/files/Huisvesting%20en%20beweging/Morgan%20(1998)%20Thermoneutral%20zone%20and%20critical%20temperatures%20of%20horses.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787815001203 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wet-bulb_globe_temperature https://www.weather.gov/media/tsa/pdf/WBGTpaper2.pdf https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.2746/042516406778400646 https://www.weather.gov/tsa/wbgt https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.2746/042516408X297462 https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ufaw/aw/2007/00000016/00000002/art00019
01:03:01
July 15, 2021
39. Bitless bridles: trials and tribulations
We've talked about what the research says with bitless bridles, but what do our horses actually think of the different designs? Today we share our own trials and tribulations we went through, while toying around with quite a few different styles. We give some tips and tricks for how you should approach buying a bitless bridle with your own horse, such as key features to look out for and potentially what to avoid.   Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com If you want to check out Robin's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOOrAVNuKqgMfaSVjsrS7Wg Resources https://shop.dressagenaturally.net/collections/home-page-featured/products/riding-halter-bitless-bridle https://jessedrent.nl/product/nalanta-bitless-bridle/ https://www.facebook.com/therestartprogram3/posts/1284021461972082
45:57
June 24, 2021
38. Why pasture injuries won't ruin your horse's career
Has a little birdy ever chirped in your ear about the pasture being a dangerous place for a horse? Heck, maybe that same little bird has encouraged horses to be stall kept. We have certainly heard our fair share about show horses shouldn't be turned out...the risk is simply to great. The only problem is that the science doesn't agree with these views. For one the career ending injury we're all afraid of, is more likely to happen somewhere else. Where else you might ask? Well you'll just have to listen to find out.  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Behavioral-and-physiological-responses-of-horses-to-Rivera-Benjamin/25f2de821feb7bda3de080f3267f44d18fa42ef0?fbclid=IwAR3vDvmFj2QpCwNZAodv4da2IEGM2OIthAqDKlnF1UyWOCt5oN48r5NUCAk https://goedoc.uni-goettingen.de/bitstream/handle/1/7076/JEVS-D-11-00047%20GöScholar.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y https://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=https://stud.epsilon.slu.se/7223/1/Darth_AC_140901.pdf&ust=1621679520000000&usg=AOvVaw33CoRS_IimtD7wgk5Smyox&hl=en&source=gmail https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.2746/042516409X480395?casa_token=aWKlG3jCvEcAAAAA%3AD49wzTpTzWKzJXhalV8ubCe_Tk_hDZb73U0FtGNX2CDK3yi4w-WTmnk6ab_Tuw6AITD-GslcNHP-SzgZ https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/abs/10.2460/javma.245.10.1160 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/6597536_Injuries_in_the_event_horse_Training_versus_competition
01:06:41
May 21, 2021
37. SUMMITing MT. Bull Sh*t: Summit Joint Performance
Summit Joint Performance, the latest and greatest joint supplement or just another cash grab? When you look at their website, Facebook page, and merely google their names you will find dozens and dozens people standing on roof tops praising SummitJP for all to hear. Each person to step forward has their own miracle story of how this product managed to save their animals life...however, we had quite a few questions. For one, why is it that no one can get access to the positive research the company claims to have? Why when you begin to ask sales reps questions on how the product is manufactured you are given answers with no evidence? Why is the Better Business Bureau calling into question the testimonials? And the why's go on, but today we decided to do a little digging and put all the information in one place that way you don't have to spend days reading various forums and tracking down scientific studies that talk about this product. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://online.boneandjoint.org.uk/doi/full/10.1302/2046-3758.111.2000132 https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/abs/10.2460/ajvr.73.5.628 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/257243371_Effects_of_oral_and_intramuscular_use_of_chondroitin_sulfate_in_induced_equine_septic_arthritis https://www.sciencedirect.com/sdfe/pdf/download/eid/1-s2.0-S0737080698800798/first-page-pdf https://www.bbb.org/us/fl/astatula/profile/vitamins-and-supplements/summit-joint-performance-0733-90715460 https://mugshots.com/US-States/Florida/Lake-County-FL/Dorian-Farmer.1955045.html https://caselaw.findlaw.com/fl-district-court-of-appeal/1597400.html http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/SearchResultDetail?inquirytype=OfficerRegisteredAgentName&directionType=Initial&searchNameOrder=FARMERDORIANW%20P170000533300&aggregateId=domp-p17000053330-52584c6e-f236-4258-8820-e69c6b9d86dc&searchTerm=Farmer%20Dorian&listNameOrder=FARMERDORIAN%20L080000836850 https://www.equineperformancevet.com/equine-veterinary-team/dr-heather-farmer/ http://marescara.com/mythbusters-summit-joint-and-why-you-wont-ever-see-it-in-my-barn We have more references and articles we pulled from just could not fit them all in the description, PLEASE reach out and ask for the rest if you'd like. We are not trying to hide anything!
01:28:22
May 06, 2021
36. The Kentucky 3-day recap
It came and it went, and if you blinked you may have missed it! Land Rover Kentucky 3 day event happened, we saw some record dressage scores, watched the leader board get shaken up during cross country, and tallied numerous poles tumbling to the ground in stadium. Between the 4* and 5* we have a lot to talk about, discuss, and break down with the rides we saw. This is our Kentucky recap and how we felt each rider performed, who we thought excelled, and who we thought may need to go home to do some homework. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com
01:06:38
April 29, 2021
35. The Kentucky Collective: Who is paying for the Land Rover Kentucky 3-day event?
It's here BABY! The Kentucky 3-day event is on and one of the few 5* events that have manage happen this year. This of course comes with a heavy dose of anticipation and eagerness to watch these riders fly across the courses. The only question remains is how did this event actually get un-cancelled an what the deal was with the fundraising campaign that left the basic members and public to raise $750,000 basically over night? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://horsesport.com/due-south/last-ditch-effort-launched-to-save-kentucky-3-day-event/?fbclid=IwAR2EXQRmTppgBiu-krYakqxz0CUb1mHRlLeLy19ehOeCBq7LiCwmf0PcIUk https://eventingnation.com/the-eventing-nation-ultimate-form-guide-to-lrk3de-has-landed-get-it-here/?fbclid=IwAR0J8y31IkLacs-E9UCUwS8ruInzrrVGGxQ3nkK8jXIwPiIKsDmMgJbgPEU ehem...there are a few more links we used, but Kelsey has forgotten to send them to Robin so they are MIA!
59:06
April 23, 2021
34. Stop, drop, and roll...addressing rotational falls
Rotational falls have always been an eventers worst nightmare. The question is, how do we avoid them and reduce the numbers. On more than one occasion we have all clicked on to Facebook, an online magazine, or heard by word of mouth that another eventer was killed in a tragic accident. Eventing had a staggering year in 1999, then again in 2001, 2007, and unfortunately the hits just keep on coming. As our organizations at the top try to make our sport safer, we can't help but ask if the new devices and tools they are implementing are actually working? And if they really are solving the problem multiple studies have revealed to be the cause of such devastation? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://useventing.com/news-media/news/exploring-collapsible-technology-for-cross-country-jumps?fbclid=IwAR3gH-pHFWQzzu2fZ9IGg8n5C-kpyvmalNaGtvNOQzPMrt9wTm7onBdlE28 https://inside.fei.org/system/files/Fence%20Standard%20v22.pdf https://uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1014&context=gradschool_theses https://eventingnation.com/did-frangible-pins-save-lives-at-badminton/ https://www.an-eventful-life.com.au/eventing-news/training-tips/first-frangible-device-fei-approval-goes-mim-sweden https://inside.fei.org/system/files/FEI%20%20Frangible%20Device%20Standard%20v2-5%20TRL-%20FEI%206%20April2020.pdf https://inside.fei.org/system/files/Kettlebell%20Pendulum%20test%20V2.4-March%202020%20TRL-FEI%206April2020.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/publication/245032237_The_Influential_Games_How_the_Barcelona_Olympics_Changed_the_Sport_of_Eventing https://rua.ua.es/dspace/bitstream/10045/68768/1/jhse_Vol_12_N_proc2_S480-S491.pdf https://useventing.com/news-media/news/exploring-collapsible-technology-for-cross-country-jumps2020 https://uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1099&context=me_etds https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/6/2/13/htm https://uknowledge.uky.edu/me_etds/153/
01:03:23
April 08, 2021
33. Joint Supplements: buy or cry?
The supplement industry is booming. New magical pellets are being rolled out every day, all claiming that they hold the answer and solution to whatever ailment your horse may have. Joint supplements are widely used by a majority of horse owners, which begs the question of what is in these various joint supplements? What is their active ingredients, where do they source these ingredients from, do they actually do anything? And maybe the most important question we have asked yet, is whether or not these studies that we rely so heavily on are being conducted in an ethical fashion...spoiler, many are not. We uncovered a number of unpleasant surprises that are used to continue to promote the enormous joint supplement industry.  Disclaimer: We accidentally kept saying shark fin, when we meant to say they use the entire shark, fin and all. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.vetfolio.com/learn/article/oral-joint-health-supplements-chemistry-pharmacology-and-administration-guidelines https://www.vettimes.co.uk/app/uploads/wp-post-to-pdf-enhanced-cache/1/equine-joint-supplements.pdf file:///C:/Users/benja/Downloads/Synovial_fluid_levels_and_serum_pharmacokinetics_i.pdf https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=1BA138462FF26912!363&ithint=file%2cdocx&authkey=!AvTk1KDcCwHyFkY https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18764682/ http://www.jarvm.com/articles/Vol4Iss2/Rodgers.pdf https://www.thebalancesmb.com/how-dietary-supplements-impact-environment-4176145 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705368/ https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=1BA138462FF26912!363&ithint=file%2cdocx&authkey=!AvTk1KDcCwHyFkY https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=brightideas https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/issues/proceedings-10proceedings-z9100110000012.pdf https://www.vettimes.co.uk/app/uploads/wp-post-to-pdf-enhanced-cache/1/equine-joint-supplements.pdf More resources available, just reach out and ask!
01:01:58
April 01, 2021
32. FEI: The Marilyn Little Problem
Marilyn Little...problem rider or just unlucky? From bloody mouths to court cases, we cover it all and then some. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://eventingconnect.today/2016/10/19/eventers-who-live-in-glass-barns-should-not-throw-stones-at-marilyn-little/ https://sidelinesmagazine.com/sidelines-spotlight/life-is-golden-for-marilyn-little.html https://www.lawrls.com/post/2014/09/10/raylyn-farms-inc-v-erie-insurance-exchange-mia-no-2710011100025-march-27-2012 https://www.courts.state.md.us/sites/default/files/import/appellate/unreportedopinions/2017/0855s15.pdf http://eventingnation.com/marilyn-li…lood-concerns/ https://the900facebookpony.com/2016/…talking-about/ https://tv.coth.com/article/100000-land-rover-wellington-eventing-showcase-cross-country-phase (wellington fall, after 1hr 45min mark) https://www.equnews.com/sport-news/e…te-blood-rule/ https://the900facebookpony.com/2015/10/23/when-does-control-become-abuse/ https://www.usef.org/network/coverage/2016RK3DE/1_vm8k0gr3 https://www.facebook.com/patrick.g.mcgaughan/posts/10217157827483588 https://eventingnation.com/red-hills-dressage-round-up-marilyn-little-and-rf-scandalous-dance-to-cci4-s-lead/?fbclid=IwAR1ua90Uuoqbhgl-IIKvxkAY7HQK1a7ia-syCeDKsxbMZlxLPeY7lzTDxwc https://redontheright.com/2017/02/09/the-rotational-fall-at-the-eventing-showcase/ https://eventingnation.com/the-mr-vs-rf-conundrum-when-rules-are-rules-for-a-reason/ http://www.grandprix-replay.com/us/a…or-witch-hunt- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHJc-vfvt34 https://web.archive.org/web/20150426234057/http://scores.rk3de.org/leaderBoard.html More resources available, just couldn't fit them all in the text box. Reach out and we are happy to provide them.
01:15:34
April 01, 2021
31. Why feed hay, when you could feed supplements?
Want your horse to have healthy hooves? Don't worry there's a supplement for that. Do you think your horses hormone level are out of whack? Well, there are supplements for that. Is your horses hind gut health out of whack? Creaky joints? Any and every problem your horse may have or that you are trying to prevent, the supplement industry has your back...or does it? How many of these supplements can actually do what they claim, how many of these brands are making false claims, how many of these brands have no one monitoring them to ensure their products are safe? This weeks episode we took a peak into the supplement industry to answer all these questions and more. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.nasc.cc/nasc-seal/ https://www.nasc.cc/members/ https://inside.fei.org/fei/cleansport/ad-h/prohibited-list https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-food-feeds/product-regulation https://equinewellnessmagazine.com/product-claims-supplements-horse/ https://www.doctorramey.com/weasel-words/ https://www.merckvetmanual.com/management-and-nutrition/nutrition-horses/nutritional-requirements-of-horses-and-other-equids https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-food-feeds/product-regulation https://jewlscholar.mtsu.edu/bitstream/handle/mtsu/4549/Swirsley_mtsu_0170N_10427.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y https://jewlscholar.mtsu.edu/bitstream/handle/mtsu/5917/Oliver_mtsu_0170N_11161.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080609006054 https://michvma.org/resources/Documents/MVC/2017%20Proceedings/bookout.pdf https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-food-feeds/product-regulation https://www.mccauleybros.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/14-regulation-of-supplements.pdf https://irishvetjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13620-018-0115-3 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080614001579 https://www.wageningenacademic.com/pb-assets/wagen/files/cep/cep_back_issues/ECP200690.pdf
01:01:55
April 01, 2021
30. The trending therapies
The bandwagon is loading and we've all jumped on, loaded-up with our Theraguns and Equi-tape ready to hit the road. The only question left is whether these products are just another trend, or are they sticking around as valid therapies with promising research? As it turns out the research behind Equi-tape shows that what is applicable to humans is not the same for horses, and hand-held massagers haven't even looked at horses yet! Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://jcdr.net/article_fulltext.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2014&volume=8&issue=6&page=LE01&issn=0973-709x&id=4434 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/295396634_Kinesio_Taping_Fundamentals/link/5b85a1e34585151fd1392c59/download https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/2/301 https://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=https://hartpury.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/the-effects-of-a-postural-adjusting-kinesio-taping-method-on-spin&ust=1614301140000000&usg=AOvVaw3EQmC3PyYWcXPXXy6q4Iad&hl=en&source=gmail https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0737080616305251#fig2 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gul_Baltaci/publication/326882231_Effects_of_Equine_EDF_Taping_on_Wound_Healing_and_Edema_Control_After_Surgical_Castration_in_Stallions/links/5b6a0db745851546c9f6b4c1/Effects-of-Equine-EDF-Taping-on-Wound-Healing-and-Edema-Control-After-Surgical-Castration-in-Stallions.pdf https://www.fysiotape.nl/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Kinesiology-poster-standsafwijking-veulen.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0737080616305251 https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/2/301 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0186371 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Malgorzata-Wojcik-3/publication/320403924_The_Use_of_Physical_Therapy_Procedures_in_the_Treatment_of_Soft_Tissue_Injuries_In_a_Horse_-_A_Case_Study/links/5d0de4fe299bf1547c73e0ea/The-Use-of-Physical-Therapy-Procedures-in-the-Treatment-of-Soft-Tissue-Injuries-In-a-Horse-A-Case-Study.pdf Couldn't fit all our resources as the text box only allows for 4000 characters, just email us for the rest!
54:07
April 01, 2021
29. Do treeless saddles have an advantage?
Anyone and everyone has come face to face with saddle fit issues at some point in their life with horses. There are many different factors to consider with saddles, one of those being is if a treeless saddle would be better? Lucky for you, we took a look at what is happening when you put a treeless saddle on your horse, what is different than a traditional saddle, and where does bareback fall into the mix! Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1090023312002341?via%3Dihub https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/164574 https://file.scirp.org/pdf/SS20111000002_24176350.pdf https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/equine-and-comparative-exercise-physiology/article/abs/acute-vascular-occlusion-in-horses-effects-on-skeletal-muscle-size-and-blood-flow/268FC9B4FE2A4A0CB5A0C0C5981BA6FC https://www.thesprucepets.com/treeless-saddle-1887314#:~:text=A%20treeless%20saddle%20is%20simply%20a%20saddle%20without%20a%20tree.&text=A%20saddle%20tree%20is%20a,back%20and%20the%20rider's%20seat https://animalrehabinstitute.com/instructor-bios/ https://horse-canada.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/3ca624be0364f1122bf1672799c919f1.pdf https://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/73049/1/20142065.pdf https://thehorse.com/149539/how-do-different-saddles-impact-horses-movement/ https://stacywestfall.com/treeless-saddles-for-horses-pros-cons-and-things-to-consider/ https://ansursaddle.com/why_ansur
01:00:29
April 01, 2021
28. Helmets, safety vests, and cadavers
Horses are dangerous, but we have gear in place to lessen the risk. This week we take a look at the research behind helmets and air vests. Which are the best on the market, who has done the most studies and testing, and if they provide the level of protection we believe they do...or have we been lulled into a false sense of security. Unfortunately, both helmet and cross country vest research took a horrifying turn when we discovered both have involved cadavers.  Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know inthebarnpod@gmail.com Resources https://www.usef.org/media/equestrian-weekly/equestrian-air-vests-what-you-need-to-know https://www.jsams.org/article/S1440-2440(18)30588-7/fulltext http://www.ircobi.org/wordpress/downloads/irc16/pdf-files/107.pdf https://bmjopensem.bmj.com/content/4/1/e000426?cpetoc=&utm_term=consumer&utm_content=012020&utm_campaign=usage&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=trendmd https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE20140345.htm https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0762915X15000832?via%3Dihub http://www.printsoldandrare.com/foxhunting/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASTM_International https://equusmagazine.com/riding/safety100703-10140 https://smf.org/faq https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14763141.2019.1599062?src=recsys https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40798-019-0193-0 https://mipsprotection.com/how-mips-works/ https://www.horsenation.com/2018/07/16/independent-riding-helmet-test-indicates-major-differences-in-levels-of-protection/ https://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=https://www.themarylandequestrian.com/history-of-the-riding-helmet/&ust=1613101260000000&usg=AOvVaw0S2YBKSkbuUV6CXsWy0hNK&hl=en&source=gmail https://equusmagazine.com/horse-care/protective_headgear_092308 more resources available upon request, just ask! Only allowed 4000 characters in our wee typing box!
59:49
April 01, 2021
27. Does a bit cause more damage than bitless?
We've talked about the impacts a bit has on the horses respiratory system, we've looked exclusively into Dr. Cooks research, now it's time for us to address PAIN. Today we looked into the research behind the pain and damage caused by both bitted and bitless options. Is one really better than the other? Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Francesca_Perruccio/publication/316923819_A_Preliminary_Investigation_into_Noseband_Tightness_and_Oral_Soft_Tissue_Damage_in_Elite_and_Non-Elite_Horses/links/59197e5ba6fdccb149f24030/A-Preliminary-Investigation-into-Noseband-Tightness-and-Oral-Soft-Tissue-Damage-in-Elite-and-Non-Elite-Horses.pdf https://ulir.ul.ie/bitstream/handle/10344/5954/Doherty_2016_investigation.pdf?sequence=6 https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/evj.13287 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/vsu.13351 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21696430/ https://thehorse.com/158707/study-bitted-bitless-bridles-apply-similar-pressure-to-horses/ https://www.eurodressage.com/2018/01/06/rein-tension-bitless-bridles-compared-single-jointed-snaffle-bits https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/4/572/htm https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2019.00206/full https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2015/04/20/bit-related-injuries-racehorses-polo-ponies/ https://asiakas.kotisivukone.com/files/geec2017.kotisivukone.com/Esitykset/Sensitive_equine_mouth_26_5_2017.pdf https://www.meta.org/papers/a-cross-sectional-epidemiological-study-of/25679445 https://horsescience.co/2015/03/racehorses-in-snaffle-bits-more-likely-to-experience-oral-injuries-than-polo-ponies-in-gag-bits/ https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/evj.12827 https://thehorse.com/158723/bit-noseband-spur-and-whip-lesions-in-competition-horses-studied/
59:07
February 04, 2021
Bonus: who stole the bitless bridle design?
Do you know which bridle came before Dr. Cook's famous bitless bridle? Funny thing is that the "original" bitless bridle he produced was taken from someone else and at one time was known as the Spirit bridle. We explore the court cases surrounding the bitless bridles as well as find out what happened to the original designer Edward Allen Buck. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources https://casetext.com/case/buck-v-am-quarter-horse-assn https://www.petmd.com/blogs/fullyvetted/2011/aug/ten_vets_who_made_history-11584 https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Bitless_bridle
27:50
January 28, 2021
26. What does Dr. Cook's research actually say?
Dr. Robert Cook is a well known name surrounding anything bitless. We have read many different studies, articles, and journals that reference Dr. Cook's research, as well as heard plenty of testimonials in favor of his bridle. We didn't think it would be right to proceed any further into the bit vs. bitless debate without addressing and discussing Dr. Cook's work. For part 2 of the bit debate we looked exclusively at Dr. Cook's work, taking a deep dive into his theories about the bit itself and what it's doing to our horses! Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources https://www.bitlessbridle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/14BIBLIOGRAPHY.pdf https://www.bitlessbridle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Pferdeheilkunde_Solution.pdf https://bitlessbridle.com/dr-robert-cook-bitless-bridle/ https://www.horseconscious.com/equipment/consider-going-bitless/ https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/evj.13287 https://worldbitlessassociation.org/downloads/campaign-to-stop-the-ban-on-bitless-cross-country-eventing/ https://www.petmd.com/blogs/fullyvetted/2011/aug/ten_vets_who_made_history-11584 All of his studies and papers: https://www.bitlessbridle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/14BIBLIOGRAPHY.pdf
57:41
January 28, 2021
25. can your horse focus longer than a goldfish
Who has a longer attention span, a horse or a gold fish? In this weeks episode we take a peek at what science says about the 3 second rule we all learned growing up. Taking it a step farther we found out how long our horses can focus for a continuous time, the answer may surprise you! To top it off we start to explore some of the gray areas in regard to ethics ad research. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources 1.https://sat.gstsvs.ch/fileadmin/media/pdf/archive/2007/02/SAT149020077.pdf 2.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159103002417?casa_token=_a1sB29OLxcAAAAA%3AwnISrx1zFiKROPhhSNJmXOKFrDikYTvTVVKWhGdmKbQhUwg5THkHOTzLTTXv2KZJ1sE0y8V2-ig&fbclid=IwAR1d-G6uLHzVm9fDnFlSwXqKDfhrbYuOEcdi-ml2zOrQiQEmLKZlpF_2zhw 3.http://web.mnstate.edu/stockram/sdarticle.pdf%20horse%20learning.pdf 4.https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00108/full 5.https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Celine_Rochais/publication/318230822_A_novel_test_for_evaluating_horses'_spontaneous_visual_attention_is_predictive_of_attention_in_operant_learning_tasks/links/5b0eb0a8a6fdcc80995a8730/A-novel-test-for-evaluating-horses-spontaneous-visual-attention-is-predictive-of-attention-in-operant-learning-tasks.pdf 6.https://thehorse.com/128057/calculating-the-equine-attention-span/ 7.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168159103002417?casa_token=_a1sB29OLxcAAA AA:wnISrx1zFiKROPhhSNJmXOKFrDikYTvTVVKWhGdmKbQhUwg5THkHOTzLTTXv2KZJ1sE0y8V2-ig 8.https://equusmagazine.com/behavior/capture-your-horses-attention 9.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0737080618301230 10.http://web.archive.org/web/20110513200317/http://www.biovance.com/cgi-bin/res_view.cgi?p=283
44:53
January 14, 2021
24. New Year, New us
New Year...same 'ole us, just a new training philosophy. This week we wanted to share how our opinions and training methods have shifted this year. We have both experienced a change in our mentality and approach to working with our horses while dealing with different behaviors ranging from following targets, to dealing with biting and kicking. As well as give a little update about what we have been doing with our own wild ponies. Follow along with us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inthebarn.pod/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
47:35
January 07, 2021
23. to bit or not to bit, which is better?
We finally decided to add our voices to the masses who have discussed the infamous topic of bit vs. bitless. Rather than looking at the same argument over and over, we decided to remove pain from our discussion today and look at the physiological effects as well as the learning curve that occurs with the two different methods.  Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources 1. https://www.bitlessbridle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15MANBITESHORSESubmission.pdf 2. https://patents.google.com/patent/US6591589B2/en 3. https://bitlessbridle.com/the-cha-experiment/ 4. http://www.thinklikeahorse.org/images2/Bitless%20Research.pdf 5. https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10026.1/3051/2014scofield398746ResM.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y 6.https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tracy_Bye2/publication/313847493_A_preliminary_investigation_comparing_rein_tension_between_bitted_and_bitless_bridles/links/58aae741a6fdcc0e079a20bc/A-preliminary-investigation-comparing-rein-tension-between-bitted-and-bitless-bridles.pdf 7. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/7/6/41 8. http://www.quinticsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Bridle-Pressure-2015.pdf  9. https://www.bitlessbridle.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/pathophysiology.pdf 10. https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/eve.12196 11.https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286956245_A_solution_to_respiratory_and_other_problems_of_the_horse_caused_by_the_bit 12. https://beva.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/evj.13287 13. https://www.phssaddlery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/14ANENDOSCOPICTEST.pdf. 
01:05:53
December 17, 2020
22. Can grooming improve your bond with your horse?
Heartland, Flicka, Black beauty, and just about any other horse movie is going to sell little girls the dream of a"true bond" with theirs horse of choice. However the reality and scientific research don't tend to back up Hollywood movies. This week we looked into grooming and if it can help strengthen our bond with our horses. We take a look at several different studies that research horse to horse grooming, as well as the internal reactions our horses have to us grooming them. We find out their favorite places to be groomed and everything else the research has to say! Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources https://handsongloves.com/about-us/?v=7516fd43adaa https://patents.google.com/patent/US20120180192A1/en?q=hands+gloves%2c+hors&oq=hands+on+gloves%2c+hors https://www.merckvetmanual.com/horse-owners/brain,-spinal-cord,-and-nerve-disorders-of-horses/parts-of-the-nervous-system-in-horses https://schleese.com/saddle-fit-and-bad-behaviour-part-ii-cranial-nerve-11-cn11/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/260487236_Visual_attention_an_indicator_of_human-animal_relationships_A_study_of_domestic_horses_Equus_caballus https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/10/9/1564/htm https://www.paardenwelzijnscheck.nl/app/webroot/files/ckeditor_files/files/Gezondheid%20en%20gedrag/Feh%20%26%20Mazieres%20(1993)%20Grooming%20at%20a%20preferred%20site%20reduces%20heart%20rate%20in%20horses.pdf https://www.livescience.com/42198-what-is-oxytocin.html https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-32993-z https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0015446 https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/39193
47:23
December 10, 2020
21. POMMS earplugs were not created to blockout sound
Did Vicki Wilson cheat by using a Liquid Titanium hood during the Road To The Horse Competition? We take a look at different calming aides out on the market and what research is behind them to support their claims. We even discovered that POMMS horse earplugs were not invented to block sound, what they were really created for is very surprising...especially if the research says they work. The ultimate question though, is whether or not the research supports the various claims numerous products on the market are making! Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources http://www.fenwickfarm.com/products/products.aspx?id=19 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-28334-9 https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1126&context=jps http://www2.vf.uni-lj.si/ZB/zbornik_38_2e.pdf#page=77 https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/aa/43/61/9f9b271921a0a1/US20150005855A1.pdf https://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/health-benefits-of-far-infrared-therapy/ https://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/health-benefits-of-far-infrared-therapy/ http://www.ehi-us.com/pomms http://www.ehi-us.com/pomms https://horsetackco.com/blogs/blog/an-interview-with-amy-hassinger-of-equine-healthcare-international https://ker.com/equinews/acupressure-for-horses/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2206232/ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Macfarlane/publication/259584276_Preliminary_investigation_into_the_effects_of_earplugs_on_sound_transmission_in_the_equine_ear/links/0c96052cc923bb1c5c000000.pdf https://www.si.com/horse-racing/2015/05/04/american-pharoah-earplugs-dortmund-bob-baffert https://www.paulickreport.com/horse-care-category/six-dollar-earplugs-brought-us-triple-crown/ https://www.ushja.org/application/files/4815/5184/3949/Disapproved_RuleChanges_1.12.19.pdf
55:02
December 03, 2020
20. foam or no foam? the truth about using Gumbits and Bit Butter
Many of us have heard that a horse with a relaxed jaw will have some foam around their mouths. Many of us have determined a good ride because our horses were producing foam. Products have been developed to create this effect if you cannot achieve it on your own. Kelsey and Robin answer the question of what does it actually mean when your horse is foaming. They dug into research articles, different horse forums, and vet blogs to figure out what is happening internally to cause the external results. The results were far from what all of us haven been lead to believe, and will certainly change how some of us view foam around the lips and bit in the future. Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources http://www.gumbits.com/about.php https://equusoma.com/why-horses-lick-and-chew/ https://ker.com/equinews/colic-surgery-postoperative-ileus-horses/ https://iris.unito.it/retrieve/handle/2318/157248/25100/JEVS%202014-%20Chewing_4aperto.pdf https://horsetackco.com/blogs/blog/an-interview-with-amy-hassinger-of-equine-healthcare-international https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13028-014-0040-8 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1090023308003316?casa_token=4xCSfoQAYt8AAAAA:DMyQbhv9P8lOBTZx-mJOKMa-rifv8K0n3zH2D5ZisH9WGdPzyfSXcTvhqR08WHKXk_8uS_GurdQ http://www.symbiosis.cat/the-partoid-glands/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/274806100_Cortisol_concentration_in_the_saliva_of_horses_subjected_to_different_kinds_of_exercise https://www.researchgate.net/publication/240628990_Effects_of_different_bits_and_bridles_on_frequency_of_induced_swallowing_in_cantering_horses https://www.eurodressage.com/2020/07/24/functionality-equitation-look-mouth https://dressagedifferent.com/2013/11/09/the-fuss-about-foam/ https://www.naturalhorseworld.com/bitless-bridles-and-lipstick-foam/ https://www.eurodressage.com/2020/03/31/latest-cover-sugar-paste-cream-hide-contact-issues https://patents.google.com/patent/US4005564A/en
01:14:15
November 26, 2020
19. the truth about adjustable saddles, Wintec vs. Thorowgood
Let's talk adjustable saddles! We realized that a lot of adjustable saddles seem to be purchased and advertised to fit a variety of horses. They are sold under the idea of being the last saddle you'll ever need to buy, because it can fit every horse! This week we decided to delve into the scientific research behind the designs. We discuss statements the designers themselves have made, the patents that were originally submitted and what their intentions were, as well as what lays behind the vague language certain companies are using.  Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources    PATENTS https://patents.google.com/patent/US20080086988A1/en https://patents.google.com/patent/US6619019B2/en https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/bf/28/7c/133b8d3bfdea3d/US6619019.pdf https://patents.google.com/patent/US4765126A/en   BLOGS & OTHERS      https://thehorsesback.com/tag/wintec-saddles/ https://equineink.com/2012/05/16/wool-vs-foam-vs-cair-one-case-study/ http://saddlefitter.blogspot.com/2011/09/changeable-gullets-details.html http://www.easychangefitsolution.com/easy-change-story.html http://www.easychangefitsolution.com/saddle_brands/wintec-saddles.html https://equineink.com/2012/05/16/wool-vs-foam-vs-cair-one-case-study/ https://www.mayvalleyvet.com/kent-and-masters.html https://www.mayvalleyvet.com/blog/so-you-want-a-custom-saddle https://simatree.com https://thehorsesback.com/adjustable-saddles/ http://www.portlewisworkshop.com/Port_Lewis/saddlefit.html https://www.advancedsaddlefit.com/pages/saddle-fitting-for-smarties-more-about-saddle-trees https://www.totalsaddlefit.com/2014/01/treesize/  YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpaKaLQQ6Vc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4AYRzW4pa8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoAp1JEP45k
01:04:34
November 19, 2020
18. stocking stuffer ideas: the first pony
Whether it was a fluffy little Shetland that left you in the dirt every day, a little Welsh that bolted every chance she got, or a fiery Morgan who was convinced he knew best, we all had our first ponies. Kelsey and Robin dig up stories all about their first ponies, as well as give much needed advice for finding the "perfect first pony". Whether you're wondering how to search for ads, what to do when you go see the pony, or what to consider when bringing the pony home, they have the answers!  Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or topics you'd like to suggest. Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
01:01:30
November 12, 2020
17.2 ceramic, magnetic, ionic, oh-my!
Between Back on Track appearing in just about every barn, to wacky magnetic blankets, and Rambo's new ionic blanket, how are you supposed to know what works? Don't worry, Kelsey and Robin did their own researching and discovered interesting information about all these products. They discuss what these products should be doing, what the research says...if there is ANY research, ranking the products themselves, as well as giving the various prices from each brand on the market. If you have questions or comments, don't hesitate to reach out! Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources: Copper articles and papers http://magnacu.com/aboutcopper.asp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6A5RO9opao&feature=emb_title  https://www.equinecopper.com Ionic articles and papers https://www.healing-crystals-for-you.com/crystals-for-stress.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3598548/ https://www.healthline.com/health/negative-ions https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6213340/ https://www.webmd.com/balance/features/negative-ions-create-positive-vibes#1
28:51
November 05, 2020
17.1 ceramic, magnetic, ionic, oh-my!
Between Back on Track appearing in just about every barn, to wacky magnetic blankets, and Rambo's new ionic blankets, how are you supposed to know what works? Don't worry, Kelsey and Robin did their own researching and discovered interesting information about all these products. They discuss what these products should be doing, what the research says...if there is ANY research, ranking the products, as well as giving the various prices from each brand selling.  If you have questions or comments, don't hesitate to reach out! Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com Resources: Thermography https://www.equestrianprofessional.com/members/The-Application-of-Equine-Thermal-Imaging-for-Preventive-Maintenance-and-Diagnosis.cfm https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327092521.htm Magnetic articles and papers https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/jor.1100060212 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6825338/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/227860622_Optimization_of_electric_field_parameters_for_the_control_of_bone_remodeling_Exploitation_of_an_indigenous_mechanism_for_the_prevention_of_osteopenia http://magnacu.com/aboutmagnetics.asp https://www.researchgate.net/publication/ 225289247_Pulsed_electromagnetic_fields_for_the_treatment_of_tibial_delayed_unions_and_nonunions_A_prospective_clinical_study_and_review_of_the_literature https://patents.google.com/patent/US5984855A/en Ceramic articles and papers https://www.veturotherapy.com/naturopathic-technology/bio-ceramic/ https://backontrackproducts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Back-on-Track-Dissertation.pdf https://www.hilarispublisher.com/open-access/randomized-controlled-trial-comparing-the-effects-of-farinfrared-emitting-ceramic-fabric-shirts-and-control-polyester-shirts-on-tr-2165-8064-1000349.pdf
01:04:33
November 05, 2020
16. the myth of spooky season
Buckle up we're in for a good one! With Halloween right around the corner, we are feeling the spooky vibes and so are our horses. Or are they? In today's episode we address the stigma surrounding this time of year that include poor supplement advertisements, is your horse actually more spooky, and our best methods for desensitizing our horses!  Leave us a review and subscribe to hear more and never miss an episode! Follow along with us on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ If you have any questions, comments or concerns let us know mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
54:47
November 01, 2020
15. our imperfect home set-ups
We have all seen the luxury barn tours, and drooled over those beautiful arenas and pastures. The problem is, all us average horse owners do not have those set-ups. Instead we are fighting mud, fixing fences, and trying to wrangle loose ponies! This week we dive into our own horse properties covering all the imperfections between weird tack-rooms and questionable arenas. Reach out to us with topics or questions: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
34:39
November 01, 2020
14. the one where we determine how often to ride
Have you ever felt guilty for not riding often enough? Or felt as though you were wasting your horse by not going out to the barn everyday and riding? In today's episode we address this question with doing what is right for your horse. We take it a step further in addressing the different types of exercise for your horse, whether it's mental, physical, or both mental and physical. On top of this we start debunking myths about "hot horses" and this phenomenon that seems to crop up everywhere with all types of riders on how often to ride them. Reach out to us with topics or questions: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
56:06
November 01, 2020
13. why your trainer keeps saying "MORE LEG"
Raise your hand if you've ever been told "more leg", "sit up", "eyes up", "WAIT!". We have all been there, and sometimes we have no idea what our instructor is asking of us. Join Kelsey and Robin this week as they break down common trainer sayings, what they mean, how to fix it, and exercises to work on that make sure you aren't hearing the same thing over and over again! Reach out to us with topics or questions: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com References; Centered Riding by Sally Swift https://www.amazon.com/Centered-Riding-Trafalgar-Square-Farm/dp/0312127340/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1QYYAGS68GSF5&dchild=1&keywords=centered+riding+sally+swift&qid=1602093719&sprefix=centered+%2Caps%2C199&sr=8-1
39:57
November 01, 2020
12. the horse on the longe
Let's talk longing! Why do you longe your horse in the first place and why it's not a good idea to longe a hot horse. We also discuss why or why not to use equipment! Being the sisters we are, we have opposing opinions on whether or not to use "gear". So let's talk about it in today's episode. Reach out to us with topics or questions: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com References;  Jim Wofford Book https://www.amazon.com/Training-Three-Day-Event-Horse-Rider/dp/0385425201/ref=sr_1_4?crid=1JTK9QRI5RFEA&dchild=1&keywords=jim+wofford&qid=1601560875&sprefix=jim+woff%2Caps%2C193&sr=8-4 Buck Brannaman DVD's  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1570765871/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4?psc=1&pd_rd_i=1570765871&pd_rd_w=g3zuK&pf_rd_p=7d37a48b-2b1a-4373-8c1a-bdcc5da66be9&pd_rd_wg=riAvV&pf_rd_r=PVM1272N61DD5ERY7AYJ&pd_rd_r=3db898c2-c5e4-4505-82f2-6fc1b7ef7abf&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFaUUg4RFRYTDIxOTImZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTA4NjI4NTIzQlFUQlVYMjNXSVRHJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTAyODE4MzExWkJXU0NKUTI2SzhNJndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfZGV0YWlsJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==
54:56
October 01, 2020
11. what eventing is today
With the changing of the stars and the creation of an entirely new level, we felt a bit lost and confused. What is a 1* now? What was CIC and where did that go? What is the modified level? Where does it come into play? We break down all these questions and explain the answers to questions that were confusing us. We break down the levels. We explain the changes that are happening, and we talk about what is motivating these changes. Perhaps we tackle the hardest part of it all, with WHO is pushing for these changes.  Reach out to us with topics or questions: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com References:  https://useventing.com/news-media/news/what-the-the-new-fei-star-system-explained https://heelsdownmag.com/eventing-explained-what-to-expect-at-each-level-presented-by-flair/ https://www.helpfulhorsehints.com/eventing-levels-overview/ https://www.usef.org/forms-pubs/KlV5P9prkmM/ev-eventing-division
01:04:52
September 24, 2020
Bonus: our thoughts on Plantation Field
As members of the eventing community we are confused and hurt to have seen what has unfolded this past week. What transpired seems to have lacked transparency and only hurt the members of this horse community. Instead of having a conversation about the barriers that impact people of color from being able to participate in this sport, we found ourselves arguing over the loss of a venue. We cannot pretend there are not barriers for people of color to join the equestrian world, and we want to see this change. But when these conversations occur, they need to be done in the open with a broader look at the equestrian world and the organization behind this sport. We want to encourage all of those involved in these conversations to have them in the open and we hope all members can listen and participate with an open mind.  We are not pretending to have a solution but are simply disappointed to see the opportunity for this conversation topic to be taken away and turned into something else. Yours Truly, Robin & Kelsey Mud Studs & Skull Caps Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/
30:35
September 19, 2020
10. how we are misusing "on the bit"
This week Kelsey and Robin tackle a topic that may be a bit controversial. They discuss what "on the bit" is and how it is being abused. This is one of those topics that involves everyone! No one is excluded no matter age, discipline, or riding level from needing to know the importance and difference between being "on the bit" and hyper-flexion.  If you have any questions or topics you want to talk to us about, let us know!       -Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/        -Email: mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
01:03:05
September 17, 2020
9. clinic...with a chance of success
Robin and Kelsey have been watching a bunch of older clinics on USEF tv. This week they decided to tackle the topic of clinic etiquette and how to present yourself. They cover what to wear, what to say, what to bring (i.e. your ENTIRE tackroom), and some of the best information they have ever been told by a clinician.  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/
53:54
September 10, 2020
8. the tack and the trend
Have ever found yourself caught up in a new tack trend? We certainly have! We wanted to break down various products and trends that have come about that we found ourselves buying into. In today's episode we skim the tip of the iceberg talking about sheep skin half-pads, 5-point breastplates, anatomical girths, anatomical bridles, and those funky free jump stirrups! This topic will certainly require a second episode! Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ Gmail: mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com
58:45
September 03, 2020
7. the one where we try to balance life
Welcome back! This week Kelsey and Robin break down how they balance horses, work, and relationships. Sometimes that balance works well, and sometimes everything seems to collapse!  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/
47:16
August 27, 2020
6. the basics? i barely know them
This week Kelsey and Robin talk all about the basics! What are they? Where does the infamous training pyramid come into play? And Do the basics ever end? Got questions or just something you want us to know? mudstudsskullcaps@gmail.com https://www.instagram.com/mudstuds_skullcaps/ Links to resources referenced in this episode: The Scales of Training Workbook by Claire Lilley https://www.amazon.com/Scales-Training-Workbook-Dressage-Jumping/dp/085131970X/ref=asc_df_085131970X/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312029778645&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=12049774335053405729&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9033391&hvtargid=pla-493386238516&psc=1 Article https://dressagetoday.com/instruction/improve-dressage-basics-55132 Vet Podcast https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/justin-long/straight-from-the-horse-doctors-mouth
45:03
August 11, 2020
5. the one where we struggle
Welcome back! Kelsey and Robin dive into their past and current struggle with horses. Between being a misunderstood tall rider, to having a highly sensitive horse, or owning multiple horses that for one reason or another cannot  be ridden, and facing the never ending challenge of an aging horse. Join the club of never ending challenges and struggles!
51:39
August 03, 2020
4. the horse in the boot
What's better, medicine boots or exercise wraps? Do boots create damaging heat to your horses leg?  Are the back on track boots even worth it? Here is the study we reference in regard to heat: https://thehorse.com/110289/the-science-behind-equine-boots-and-bandages/
36:33
July 23, 2020
3. raising the bar, advice for moving up the levels
Join Robin and Kelsey as they discuss the controversial topic of when it's appropriate to move up.
36:41
July 16, 2020
2. rider seeking perfect horse, ponies okay, must be less than $1000
What did we do for our horses on the 4th of July? How are we fighting flies this season? And how did we take our average backyard ponies and make them competitive? Join us as we discuss each of these topics sharing our own unique experiences and advice.
37:54
July 09, 2020
1. the one where we introduce ourselves
Welcome to our little corner of the podcast world. We are excited to introduce ourselves and get started on this journey. We are just a couple of horse crazy sisters here to have real conversations about topics that matter to you and your horse.
39:45
July 09, 2020