What you need to know for February

Help your horse's blanket last longer

Here four tips for reducing the damage you inflict on your horse’s new winter blanket. READ MORE


Be wary of this winter footing

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


What horses think of winter turnout

Researchers find that the benefits of turnout time aren't reduced by poor weather. READ MORE


Don't make your barn too cozy

Be careful not to put your horse's respiratory health at risk in your attempts to warm the barn this winter. 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


Article Archive

Learning by observation

Research suggests that foals take their cues from their mothers' behavior. READ MORE


Be sure to reward the right behavior

A particular form of positive reinforcement proves effective in discouraging unwanted behavior in horses. READ MORE


What Sally Swift taught me

Thirty years after the publication of Centered Riding, a leading instructor and clinician describes how Sally Swift changed her approach to riding, teaching and life. READ MORE


10 Ways to Help Horses with Heaves

You can play a vital role in protecting your horse’s respiratory health by making these simple and easy management changes READ MORE


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