What you need to know for October

Tree branch etiquette for trail riders

Use this technique to protect yourself and your companions from a common trail hazard. READ MORE

When pasture is fattening

British researchers find that some horses on pasture alone may pack on the pounds. READ MORE

5 Simple rules for keeping the peace on the trails

With trails these days more crowded than ever with runners, bicyclists and more, try to make your encounters with other users as pleasant as possible. READ MORE

Risk factors for rare type of colic identified

Researchers are developing a profile of horses most at risk for idiopathic focal eosinophilic enteritis (IFEE). READ MORE

Are fruit trees safe in horse pastures?

Q: Some fruit trees pose a threat to equine health.

Spotlight on: Trail Riding

Jonathan Field: Taming a trail terror

To head off problems on the trail, make sure your leadership and connection with your horse are solid while you are still at home. READ MORE


7 Things to Teach Your Trail Horse

Make the most of your trail outing this season by revisiting a few basic training exercises now. READ MORE

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Our revolutionary new ComFiTec™ turnout blankets are designed to conquer the elements... and your worries. As you’d expect from us, every aspect of our most advanced range ever – from materials to fastenings – has been developed with comfort and fit in mind. So whatever the winter throws at you horse, you can be sure their blankets will hug them as snugly and lovingly as you do.

Article Archive

Threats in the water

by Heather Smith Thomas Summer is the peak season for a number of diseases caused by organisms that thrive in ponds, streams and marshes. Here’s how you can protect your horse. READ MORE

Beware of botulism

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM Mention of botulism strikes fear in people’s hearts, and rightly so. The illness requires intensive supportive care and the outcome is uncertain. Botulism causes progressive paralysis,... READ MORE

Reassuring findings about vaccine administration

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc New research from Ireland suggests that vaccines against equine0 influenza virus (EIV) and equine0 herpesvirus types 1 and 4 (EHV-1/4) can be given to a horse on the same day without... READ MORE

Temporary shelter

by Mary Lynne Carpenter Fostering horses for a rescue helps me to believe I can make my own future better, too. READ MORE

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