Horse Care

Should I put my horse in the barn during a thunderstorm?

How to handle your horse during a storm is a judgement call that you’ll need to make based on the available facilities and your horse’s personality.

Farm and Barn

Shopping for an immersion heater

Encourage your horse to drink this winter with a device that safely keeps his water from freezing.

Horse Care

What to do for a horse with choke

When your horse develops an obstruction in his esophagus, doing the wrong thing can turn a relatively minor event into a potentially life-threatening problem.


New ways to aid healing of horse stifle injuries

Diagnosis and treatment of injuries in this complex  joint of the horse have never been easier, thanks to advances in research and technology.

Horse Care

How Horses Keep Cool

You'll be better able to keep your horse comfortable in hot weather if you keep in mind how is body regulates its temperature and keeps from overheating.

Horse Care

Why horses need salt

Horses lose large amounts of the essential mineral in their sweat and if it’s not replenished, an electrolyte imbalance may develop.

Horse Care

Does your feeding program measure up?

Take a moment to consider whether your feeding routine still provides the right amount of nutrients and calories for your horse.

Horse Care

What horses think of winter turnout

Researchers find that horses benefit from turnout time even during poor weather.

Horse Care

Three simple ways to get your horse to drink more

You can’t force a horse to drink, there are a few things you can do to encourage water intake.

Horse Care

Prevent cold weather colic

Weather extremes this winter can increase your horse's risk of this type of colic. But there's one simple way to prevent it.