What you need to know for May

4 ways to prevent spring training injuries

If your horse has been idle over the winter, take some time to tone him up to avoid injuries from stressing unfit muscles. READ MORE

Scratches, Rainrot and Other Equine Skin Conditions

Here's how to recognize and treat some common equine winter skin conditions. READ MORE

Are fruit trees safe in horse pastures?

Q: Some fruit trees pose a threat to equine health.

Spotlight on: Joints

Topical Pain Relief for Equine Joints

NSAID cream offers targeted treatment. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

Hyaluronan Essential to Healthy Horse Joints

Essential to equine soundness, hyaluronan is a key ingredient in synovial fluid as well as in supplements intended to protect horse joints from wear and tear. READ MORE

Fight Arthritis at Every Age

Arthritis typically begins to appear in middle-aged horses. However, there are steps you can take to protect your horse's joints throughout his life. READ MORE


How to Identify Pastern Problems

Lumps below the fetlock on your horse's pastern can mean trouble. Here's how to identify irregularities on the horse's pastern and learn which are serious problems and which are merely blemishes. By Emily Kilby for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

Article Archive

When to use shipping wraps

Consider these four questions when getting your horse ready for transport. READ MORE

House Flies vs. Stable Flies. Which Flies Are Bugging Your Horse?

You can help stop flies from tormenting your horses, in 3 easy steps. Are flies putting your horse at risk for Strangles? STEP 1: Identify The Fly How can improper fly trap use turn my fly problem... READ MORE

2015 Time to Ride Challenge includes movie screening opportunity.

by Press Release Hosts registered for the Time to Ride Challenge have a unique opportunity to host a local screening of the film Spirit Riders. READ MORE

The comeback

A return to showing after 20 years away brings a new perspective on what really matters. READ MORE

Cold weather wound care

Consider these three things when your horse has a wound and the temperature is below freezing. READ MORE

Common reason for teary eyes

Watery eyes are often caused by blocked tear ducts, which can be remedied with a simple veterinary procedure. READ MORE

The power of proprioception

by Janet Jones, PhD Better body awareness will not only help you ride better but can enhance your ability to communicate with your horse. READ MORE

Is social rank inherited?

A new study suggests that dominant mares will not necessarily produce foals that rank high in the herd hierarchy. READ MORE

4 Things you (probably) didn't know about beet pulp

Although the popularity of this fibrous feedstuff continues to grow, misconceptions about it remain. READ MORE

Case Report: Standing up to colic

A unique surgical approach to reposition a gelding’s displaced colon eliminates the risks normally associated with general anesthesia. READ MORE

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