Consider how our equine partners regulate body temperature and keep cool.
Practicing good fly control around the barn will make your horse happier and healthier. By Melanie Wallace for EQUUS Magazine.
Though your horse may relish a nice, warm bran mash from time to time, too much of it can do more harm than good.
Bran mashes will not protect your horse's digestive health. Rice bran or wheat bran confer few health benefits for horses and carry some risks.
Researchers have identified the emotions conveyed by specific types of equine vocalizations.
What you can learn about your horse's lameness through equine MRI.
When should you consider kissing spine surgery for your horse?
How equine nuclear scintigraphy "bone scans" works and how it can help determine areas of injury in your horse.
For the trip of a lifetime, put a horse in your next vacation. By Dale Leatherman for EquiSearch.com.
With a little extra effort, you can enjoy the advantages of a large farm even if you keep your horses on a relatively small acreage.
Are you shampoo savvy when it comes to bathing your horse? Take this Pop Quiz to find out.
Take a mini quiz from the editors of EQUUS for a quick test of your horse knowledge.
What do you really know about ponies? Here's a short EQUUS pop quiz to test your smarts on the little but mighty.
Here are four things you can do to protect your horse's health and safety.
Here's how to safely ride through sloppy footing.
Researchers find that horses benefit from turnout time even during poor weather.
How much do you know about what stresses the critical connectors between your horse's muscle and bone? Take this test to find out.
Do you know what fruits and veggies to keep from your horses? Take this Pop Quiz to find out.
Pop quiz! Answer two questions on horse feed to test your nutrition knowledge.
Do you know which five vitamins help regulate your horse's body functions?
What is the most effective way to control RAO, or heaves, in horses? Take this Pop Quiz to test your knowledge.
Cooling your horse properly after exercise will help prevent him from catching a chill.
When your horse’s temperature climbs, it may be best to simply let the process run its course. But sometimes you’ll want to get a veterinarian in right away. Here's what you need to know.
Cold weather sometimes creates hazardous footing, especially for older, arthritic horses.
Let your horse's lifestyle dictate how much coat you remove this winter.
How a horse's head bobs up and down can be an important clue to lameness. Here's how to read what you see.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital demonstrates flexion tests.
Each day brings another opportunity to help your horse grow better feet. Here’s a simple hoof-building strategy you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
The art and science of lameness exams
Here are 7 time-tested methods that will help you bring out your horse’s beauty quickly and easily.
Keep your horse’s point of view in mind
Choosing your direction and speed
Training a horse to go through water takes preparation and patience
Teach your horse to stand still at a mounting block
Go by a scary object rather than toward it
Here are some tips to help you differentiate between a horse that needs conditioning and one that needs medical attention.
If your farm has more than a "healthy" amount of mud, you'll need to make some changes.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital explains kissing spine.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital discusses the process of reducing adverse biomechanical forces after a tendon injury diagnosis.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital explains the modern medical treatments and management options for horses with osteoarthritis of the pastern and/or coffin joints.
John Janicek, DVM, MS of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital gives his expert advice on navicular changes.