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We were so excited to have Cavalia Odysseo come to North Texas we bought tickets for the first night! The show opens with a little quiz about the horses — they travel with 69 stallions and geldings that represent 18 different breeds ranging in age from 4 to 16. 

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Welcome Julie!

We would like to introduce you to the newest member of the DePaolo Equine Concepts team.  Meet Julie Gleason! She is a native Texan and has been involved with horses her entire life.  Julie will be managing the Horse Hair Analysis program along side Dr. Mark.  She is a wonderful addition!

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Be Prepared – A Foaling Out Checklist

Foaling season is upon us. Are you ready? If you’ve decided to foal your mare out at home rather than taking her to breeding farm or veterinarian there are definitely some essential items required.  We’ve asked our friend Rick Ford of Cinder Lakes Ranch, a premiere stallion station and reproduction center in Valley View, TX, to give us a rundown of his checklist. Read more »


Our favorite winter horse blankets

Now that winter is upon us, you might be shopping for a new winter blanket for your horse.  Which one is best?  Do you need a heavy blanket?  Waterproofing?  Which one fits a horse with high withers?  We will give you the run down with some of our favorites.  *We ran this blog post a few years ago but we’ve updated it with some newer options to choose from.



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