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Wear A Riding Helmet, Not A Bicycle Helmet, On Horseback

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people think that a helmet designed for bicycling is the same as one made for riding horses. This is the myth that can put you in danger. Here are three reasons not to wear a bicycle helmet when riding a horse.  Riding Helmets are Tested For Sharp Strikes Riding helmets and bicycle helmets are both put through a series of tests to make sure that they are safe and will protect the user in an accident. Both types of helmets are dropped from a high place onto a hard surface like concrete to simulate a fall or crash.  Riding helmets are also tested by being dropped on an anvil with a sharp point. This test simulates what would happen if the rider struck a sharp part of a jump or if a horse kicked the rider’s head with...

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6 Signs Your Dog Is Suffering From Oral Health Problems

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dogs often don’t show that they’re in discomfort, which can be a problem for pet parents who want to take the best possible care of their dogs. Worse still, by the time your dog is showing signs that his mouths is hurting him, chances are the problem with his teeth has become critical. Since you can’t ask your dog how his teeth are feeling, here are six indicators that something may be wrong with his oral health. Bad Breath There are a lot of jokes made about doggy breath, but in reality, if your dog has stinky breath long after eating, there may be a problem. Bad breath is often the first sign that your dog is developing tooth decay, and it could be an indicator that his teeth are actively rotting. Blood When you play with your dog,...

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