Horse Grooming Services Homestead FL

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(305) 769-3888
Miami, FL
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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AKC Mobile Pet Grooming
(888) 440-7387
12230 SW 216 St.
Miami, FL
Our motto is "Quality over Quantity". Please allow us the opportunity of grooming your beloved pet. All we need is a place to park our van and a pet to love! Weekday, weekend, and evening appointments available, Mon-Sat.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

(305) 248-8228
2565 Ne 10th Ct
Homestead, FL
Kim's Gentle Touch Grooming
(786) 243-1090
31740 Sw 197th Ave
Homestead, FL
Ak9 Mobile Pet Salon
(352) 489-4994
16930 Sw 301st Ter
Homestead, FL
Pink Poodle Inc.
(305) 247-7387
16360 SW 296 St.
Homestead, FL
The Pink Poodle Salon is a great place to bring your pet.We provide a beatiful, clean, quiet and friendly salon for your pet to enjoy a few hours of pampering. Silvia have been a pet groomer since 1987 and still loving it.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Pretty Pups Mobile Grooming, Inc.
(786) 277-5454
2156 SW 156th Court
Miami, FL
Your dog can come aboard one of our mobile units which are fully equipped to provide a friendly and professional full grooming service at your doorstep. We use the latest and best care products. These not only improve your pet's health and well being but they also leave them looking and smelling great. For more information or to make a booking, please visit our website or call (786) 277-5454
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Southland Animal Hospital & Boarding
(305) 247-3026
29500 Old Dixie Hwy
Homestead, FL
Homestead Animal Hospital, Boarding & Wellness Center
(305) 520-9905
1250 N Flagler Ave
Homestead, FL
Southland Pet Grooming
(305) 247-3001
600 English Ave
Homestead, FL
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Pre-Purchase Evaluation Process

1. Start at the tip of the horse's nose, putting hands on every single part of the horse's body. Note to a scribe or assistant any variants from normal.

2. Evaluate eyes, ears, nose, throat, lungs, heart, and skin using appropriate tools. Pay particular attention to the joints, feet, and legs of performance horses.

3. Repeat step 2.

4. Draw blood for initial blood counts of the horse at rest. Evaluate profile for liver and kidney function, red and white cell count, muscle enzymes, and any other checks the buyer requests.

5. Weigh the horse. Measure the horse. Document markings.

6. Move to the 100-foot, firm-surfaced, covered longing pen. Longe horse in a specific gait sequence for 12 to 15 minutes, or longer if the horse is an endurance prospect. Listen to heart and lungs again. Draw second blood sample to measure red blood cell counts and hemoglobin, comparing the at exercise profile to the at rest profile.

7. Conduct flexion tests on all joints, grading each joint on each limb separately. The horse is trotted from and to the veterinarian after holding the isolated joint for one minute. The veterinarian will note a score of 0 to 5 at five points of the trot cycle, resulting in an ideal (but rare) score of 00000 (a sound horse).

8. Reattach the longe line and send the horse around again for another 10 to 12 minutes in a specific gait sequence to gauge soundness during extended work.

9. If appropriate, saddle or harness the horse and watch a performance sessio...

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Take Off the Edge

In the September 2004 Western Horseman print feature "Defensive Care," Indiana equine practitioner Timothy Bartlett, D.V.M., offers advice on preventing lower-leg injuries in performance horses. Two of his tips are to properly condition and warm up your horse.

Longeing is a common technique used to work the fresh off horses and to get horses in shape. What you might not realize, however, is that out-of-control longeing - whether the horse is on or off a line - can cause body misalignments, such as canted shoulders and hips, which strains leg tissues and puts a horse at risk for losing his balance and injuring himself.

In this online bonus, Bartlett explains how to bit up your horse and work him in a controlled manner from the ground. His technique also enhances your handle on a horse when you're ready to ride.

Saddle your horse and bridle him with snaffle bit. Place a rein on each bit ring and tie the reins to the saddle horn at a point they make light contact with your horse's mouth. This encourages him to flex at the poll, round his back and drive off his hindquarters for collected movement.

Next, run a 30-foot lariat through the left bit ring, over your horse's poll and down through the right bit ring, and snap it to itself, as shown in Photos 1 and 2. This configuration enhances your control, plus helps keep your horse balanced as he moves, thereby reducing strains and injury.

Longe your horse in a safe enclosure, such as a corral or round pen, b...

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FL Equine Law


Under Florida law, an equine sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities.  (Sign posting required.)