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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Health

How to identify and release pain and restrictions in your horse

Are old or new injuries causing your horse pain? Use this cross-fiber grooming technique to release any restrictions, improve his posture, and ease his...

Nutrition

Equine nutrition 101

Is your horse’s diet up to snuff? Let’s take it back to the basics of equine nutrition, with some diet tips from the pros....

The NASC elevates standards of quality in equine supplements

Learn how the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) helps ensure the safety and quality of equine supplements. Millions of people give animal health and nutritional...

Training

Easing back into show training after time off (due to COVID-19)

Are you and your horse feeling a little rusty after taking some time off? These steps will help you ease back into a successful...

Lifestyle

Donating your horse to a non-profit

Looking to rehome your horse? Consider donating her to a non-profit organization! Donating your horse to a non-profit program is a very positive option, and...

How to improve ventilation in your equine facility

Better ventilation in your arena and barn means better health for you and your horses. Here are some popular ventilation solutions to consider. Equine facilities...

Blog

Is your saddle hurting your horse's back?

Is your saddle hurting your horse’s back?

Pinpointing the root cause when your horse seems "off" can be challenging. Here’s how to figure out if his saddle is the problem. Consider the differences between the wild and domestic horse. The most obvious difference is the treatment of their feet and the nailing of metal shoes, but...
How to stay safe when riding horses during the pandemic

How to stay safe when riding horses during the pandemic

Whether your region is in full lockdown or not, take these precautions when riding horses during the pandemic. The quarantine imposed by the coronavirus has been forcing athletes to adapt their training regimes. Riding horses is no different, though it does pose some unique challenges. Equestrianism is not a team...
New study to help develop health and well-being guidelines for air-transported horses

New study to help develop health and well-being guidelines for air-transported horses

Tens of thousands of horses are transported by air every year, yet very little is known about how stressors on planes increase their risk of harm. Italian researchers have set out to learn more. Whether traveling by road, sea, or air, horses are one of the most frequently transported domestic...