What you need to know for July

Increase Turnout Safety

How does the layout of your pastures affect the safety of your herd? Content horses in well-tended surroundings rarely hurt themselves or others. READ MORE

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

Tidy Up Your Barn for Summer

Follow this simple list to have your barn cleaned, stocked and prepped for summer. READ MORE

Are fruit trees safe in horse pastures?

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

Spotlight on: Pastures

Make Your Pasture Gates and Fences Last Longer

Are people harming your pasture gates and fences? Try these tips to minimize wear and tear. READ MORE

Control Calorie Intake of Pasture-Kept Horses

Even a horse on pasture can become obese. Here"s how to restrict his calories as part of a weight-loss plan. READ MORE

Stress of Pasture-to-stall Transition Studied

Researchers study the physical toll of a sudden decrease of turnout time. READ MORE


Choosing a Pasture Companion

While some horses are fine being an "only child," others may benefit by having a friend in the field. 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

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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