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

My Wyoming summer

by Karen Tellef A long-ago horseback trip into the Absaroka Mountains helped set me on the path to professional–and equestrian–success. READ MORE

Riders to the rescue

With the help of an extended horse community, two horsemen have found new homes for more than 8,600 dogs in need. READ MORE

5 ways to prevent sweet itch

by Laurie Bonner with Melinda Freckleton, DVM Here are steps you can take to protect your horse from this allergic reaction to insect bites. READ MORE

Risk factors for rare type of colic identified

Researchers are developing a profile of horses most at risk for idiopathic focal eosinophilic enteritis (IFEE). READ MORE

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