What you need to know for August

8 Summer Health Concerns

Warm weather and sunny days bring some specific changes to your horse's health. Here's what to be on watch for this season. READ MORE

Summertime Hoof Changes

Peeling, flaking hooves look alarming, but are a normal consequence of dry summer weather. READ MORE

Summer Sores

Summer sores are caused by the infected larvae of stomach worms, which are deposited into skin abrasions on horses. Learn how to control and prevent these unsightly skin lesions. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.com. READ MORE

Are fruit trees safe in horse pastures?

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

Spotlight on: Trail Riding

A Buyer's Guide To Trail Saddles

In many ways, shopping for a trail saddle is the same as choosing one for any other sport or activity. The quality of the materials, construction and design lead the list of initial considerations,... READ MORE

Article Archive

How Cushing’s Syndrome may affect immunity

New research suggests that special care may be required when planning the vaccination schedules of horses with PPID. READ MORE

Nutritional Supplements Can Help Fill Gaps

by Cynthia McFarland There was a time in the not-too-distant past when hay and oats or sweet feed were the basis of most working horses’ diets. In recent years, sweet feed has fallen out of fashion as horse... READ MORE

Saving grace

by Kerry McNamara In the wake of a tragedy, my love for a special horse pulled me from the depths of a depression. READ MORE

What to do about your horse’s sore back

by Heather Smith Thomas A wide array of therapeutic options can help ease equine back pain. READ MORE

Fair-weather mounts?

Polish researchers find a correlation between the weather and a horse's mood. READ MORE

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