Reliability and longevity are the key considerations.
Several different skin conditions can lead to scabbing and crusting on a horse’s lower limbs.
Heat can cause oils, such as corn oil, and even powdered fat-based calorie-boosting products to go rancid within a few days.
A horse isn’t simply standing in a trailer during the trip back to the barn; he’s making constant adjustments to maintain his balance through every curve and acceleration.
Keep these things in mind when easing your horse back into work.
When you first take to the trails this season, be careful to avoid inadvertently overworking or overheating your horse.
Easy ways to keep your horse's blanket straps from posing an entanglement hazard.
Take a few simple precautions to reduce your horse's risk of door-to-hip collisions.
Resist the urge to close barn doors and windows when the weather turns cold.
Take steps to protect the health of the trees in your horse's pastures.
With the return of sunny weather, be sure to protect your horse's pink skin from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays.
Unforgiving surfaces make horsesmore susceptible to hoof bruises and other concussive injuries.
Inspect four areas to make sure your bridle and saddle are in good shape.
Pops and clicks from knees, ankles and hocks are usually nothing to worry about.
Three simple ways to make sure your horse stays hydrated.
Repeated concussion can lead to footsoreness and hoof cracks.