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What you need to know for February

Preventing winter impactions

Keep your horse hydrated this winter to prevent digestive problems. READ MORE


Cold Weather Workouts

Protect your horse's lungs this winter by saving tough rides for milder days. READ MORE


Be wary of this winter footing

Cold weather sometimes creates hazardous footing, especially for older, arthritic horses. READ MORE


Cold weather wound care

Consider these three things when your horse has a wound and the temperature is below freezing. 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


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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


Article Archive

Basic Training with David O'Connor | Episode Ten: Mounting

Teach your horse to stand still at a mounting block READ MORE


Hip-saving strategies

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM Teaching your horse to walk calmly into his stall or through other doorways isn’t just a matter of enforcing good manners, it will reduce his risk of potentially serious injury. A horse... READ MORE


How to listen to your horse

by Sharon Wilsie Horses are asking us questions all the time, says the author of the new book, Horse Speak, and with practice you can learn to answer appropriately—and start a meaningful conversation. READ MORE


New fly repellent in the works

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc Horses bedeviled by black flies may soon find relief from an unusual source: a substance produced by badgers to ward off wasps. Technically known as a semiochemical, the substance was... READ MORE


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