Horse owners who want their horses to be as healthy as possible should focus on developing their topline. That conclusion is based on a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), which showed that seven out of 10 equine veterinarians consider adequate muscling surrounding/supporting the horse’s spine (topline) is key to equine well-being. Sponsored […]
October Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park Tours Park’s Little-Known Places
You're all familiar with omega 3s and there are some new sources to tell you about. This issue of Forage for Thought introduces you to various feedstuffs high in omega 3s, including more description of the old standbys, flax and chia seeds.
To say that the NRHA European Open Derby finals on Saturday night in Manerbio, Italy, thrilled the crowds is an understatement! The 43 finalists that performed in the four levels wrote history and the scores prove it.
by Wendy Murdoch Do you have trouble sitting to your horse's canter or lope? Do your buttocks slap the saddle? Do you brace against the stirrups in order to sit down? Here's a quick tip to get you going with the flow and staying in the saddle at canter.
by Cheryl L. Detamore, D.V.M. Horses are prone to cuts and abrasions on their legs. You might have heard old-time horsemen say, “It’s a long way from his heart; he’ll be fine.” Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and a lot of good horses have suffered the consequences.
Loving the Horse
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My name is Courtney and I am having a problem with my barrel horse. When I bought her she went in the gate without a problem. I have had her 2 years now and the year that I bought her I ran gymkhana on her. It was once a month. She went in good at first but after the 4th show she started refusing me. By the end of the year she was uncontrollable in the arena.
One of the most popular nights during the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery with the generous support of The Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.