What you need to know for July

Increase Turnout Safety

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. From the editors of EQUUS magazine. 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

Easy ways to provide relief from headshaking

Surveys show that nose nets and fly masks can help reduce headshaking in many horses. READ MORE

The squeezing cure

by Christine Barakat How 20 minutes and a length of rope can save the life of a “dummy” foal. READ MORE

Mares not behaving badly

by Susan Moore My “alpha mare” is strong-willed and opinionated---just like me. We’re a perfect team. READ MORE

Calming the anxious horse

by David O'Connor To help a horse overcome his nervousness, you need to become a source of comfort and security for him. Here’s how to do it. READ MORE

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