Author's Articles

End-of-winter clipper care

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
The horse hair covering your jacket and truck seats is a clear sign that shedding season has finally arrived, so you can put away your body clippers and let nature do the messy job. But... READ MORE


One way to customize grazing opportunities

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Managing your grazing spaces can be a tricky balancing act in spring. Certain horses may need to be kept off lush grass for fear of laminitis0, while others can take full advantage of the... READ MORE


Spring soundness checkup

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
With the return of warmer weather, now is the time to make sure your horse is ready for the rigors of regular work. READ MORE


What reluctance to go downhill may mean

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Several physical problems may make it uncomfortable for a horse to go down a slope. READ MORE


Your first spring trail outings

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
When you first take to the trails this season, be careful to avoid inadvertently overworking or overheating your horse. READ MORE


How's your hay supply holding up?

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Here are tips for making sure your forage lasts the winter READ MORE



Preventing winter impactions

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Keep your horse hydrated this winter to prevent digestive problems. READ MORE


Is it a hoof abscess?

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Before you assume your lame horse has an abscess, run through a few simple tests. READ MORE


Winter Hoof Hazards

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM
Make sure to take care of your horse's hooves this winter READ MORE


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