Are you setting your horse up for bad behavior?
Research shows that confinement, feeding practices and other lifestyle factors can make a horse more likely to develop undesirable behaviors.
Is your horse trying to tell you his teeth hurt?
Difficulty eating, bit evasions and antisocial behavior are signs of dental pain in horses that are commonly overlooked or misinterpreted.
How to stop stall weaving in horses
A readers asks what can be done to help a horse who compulsively weaves back and forth in his stall. Our expert offers some advice.
Why Winter Alters "Marish" Behavior
If your otherwise cranky mare mellows out this winter, shorter days may be the reason.
Telltale Bite Marks
The appearance of bite marks on your horse may be a sign of unrest in the herd. Try these tips to keep the peace.
Winter Wood Chewing in Horses
When the weather turns cold and wet, some horse may be more prone to chewing on wood. Here's how you can discourage that destructive behavior.
When your horse whinnies too much
Try these tips to silence an overly "talkative" horse whose whinnies are a distraction.
Treatments for Headshaking Horses
A veterinary expert explains the physiologic cause behind headshaking in horses and possible remedies that may provide relief.
Quirky or Distressed? Why Horses Flap their Lips
When your horse begins flapping his lips can provide clues to why he's doing it.
Managing Separation Anxiety in Horses
When a pair of equine buddies become agitated when separated, it may be time for you to orchestrate a safe and sympathetic breakup, allowing each to gain their independence again.
How to help your horse to make friends
You can't choose your horse's friends for him, but you can manage your herd in a way that encourages him to find a compatible buddy.
Help Your Horse Sleep Better
It's a widely held misconception that horses aren't affected by sleep deprivation. In reality, there can be serious consequences if a horse misses out on sleep for several days.
Myths About Cribbing in Horses
University of Liverpool research focuses on how firsthand experience with horses who crib affects horse owners' understanding of cribbers. From the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Tips for Splitting Up Inseparable Horse Buddies
When best friends fall apart at the slightest separation, it's time to retrain the equine soul mates for independent living.
Why Horses Kick
Here's what your horse's kicking means and what you can do to deal with this potentially dangerous behavior.
Good Reasons for Bad Behavior
The TTouch originator offers insight for getting to the root of the problem when a horse's performance or attitude isn't up to par.
Marbles May Help Minimize Marish Behavior
Researchers discover an unusual method for minimizing marish behavior. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine.
Introducing a New Horse to the Herd
Here's how to reduce the risks of introducing new horses into established herds.
Does Your Horse Trash Your Trailer?
An EQUUS expert discusses why a horse might paw and scratch the side of a trailer.
While You Were Sleeping
You're in a motel, dreaming of blue ribbons, but do you have any idea of what's going on with your horse at the show grounds?