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

Tree branch etiquette for trail riders

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


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

My forever horse

by Alica Laurido A horse who exemplified heart, presence and courage, Topcat not only helped me become a successful trainer but a better human being as well. READ MORE


Equine Spot-Ons Offer Round-the-Clock Insect Protection

by Cynthia McFarland It’s a buggy world out there, and your horse often pays the price. Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, many pests that were only memories during the winter are coming out in full force. Your horse’s comfort — not to mention his health — may face increased risk from a number of insects unless you intervene. READ MORE


Tree branch etiquette for trail riders

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


Laminitis prevention techniques compared

Researchers determine which methods for cooling down hooves work best to prevent laminitis. READ MORE


Five common biases that hurt performance

by Janet L. Jones, PhD Beware of cognitive illusions that can interfere with your ability to improve your equestrian skills. READ MORE


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