When the weather turns colder, certain types of colic are more common. But four measures can help protect your horse from seasonal pains in the gut.
Here four tips for reducing the damage you inflict on your horse’s new winter blanket.
Take a moment to consider whether your feeding routine still provides the right amount of nutrients and calories for your horse.
When a horse's treatment plan calls for a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), a veterinarian will consider many factors in selecting the most appropriate prescription. READ MORE
Some fruit trees pose a threat to equine health.
To head off problems on the trail, make sure your leadership and connection with your horse are solid while you are still at home.
Make the most of your trail outing this season by revisiting a few basic training exercises now. READ MORE
“Doping” racehorses with cobalt chloride not only fails to enhance their performance but puts their health at risk. READ MORE
by Laurel Scott
To help your fly spray or other insect repellent do its work of keeping biting insects away from your horse both safely and well, follow these guidelines:
· Start with a clean horse.... READ MORE
by the Editors of EQUUS magazine
Some horses need no help keeping warm, but there are two situations when a blanket is a necessity. READ MORE
When is it time to ask a young horse to leap before he looks? READ MORE
by Susan Gordon
In their new book The Compassionate Equestrian, Allen Schoen, DVM, and Susan Gordon introduce the “25 Principles of Compassionate Equitation,” guidelines for enhancing the rider’s relationship with the horse, the state of the horse industry and the world as a whole. READ MORE
Crime deterrent or victim? Violence and terrorism fill the news and if you look behind the...
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