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Features in the issue include:
- Meeting in the Midwest: The National HBPA’s 2012 Summer Convention – The Lasix/Salix issue is again the primary topic of discussion at the Summer Convention at Prairie Meadows near Des Moines, Iowa.
- Taming Technology to Reach a Wider Audience – A look at how social media and the Internet can help trainers and partnership groups better communicate with current and prospective clients.
- Protecting Yourself – The NHBPA Owners and Trainers liability program can insure horsemen against damages caused by horses or employees.
- Election Year 2012 Brings Exciting Changes and Opportunities for Horsemen Affected by Immigration – Two proposals, one known as the DREAM Act and the other a provision for forgiveness of illegal entry by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens, should be on the radar screen of all horsemen.
- Handling Hoof Abscesses – An overview of what causes hoof abscesses and the best ways to treat, protect and soak a horse’s foot.
- Tendon Troubles – Researchers are working on new ways to identify and predict tendon and ligament injuries.
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