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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Health

Use Tui Na to combat the effects of damp winter weather...

Cold, damp weather is inevitable in some parts of North America – but cold, damp horses don’t have to be! Keep your equine companions...

Nutrition

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) for horses

Bilberry is a very tasty cousin of the blueberry. It can improve your horse’s eyesight, and also provide awesome antioxidant support for his overall...

How equine supplements complement forage

Sometimes hay just isn’t enough. Here’s how equine supplements can help horses get the nutrients they need to thrive. The majority of the horse’s digestive...

Training

Invitation and reward: a kinder way to train your horse

Take a look at why an “invitation and reward” approach to training is kinder – and more effective – than one that involves pressure...

Lifestyle

3 considerations for planning paddock shelters

Paddock shelters come in all shapes and sizes – so how’s a horse caretaker to choose? Consider these three important factors when weighing the...

Horse actors

Ever wonder what horse actors do behind the scenes? Let's take a closer look at this glamorous equine profession! Whether for a television series, a...

Blog

New bill would ban doping horses on race day

New bill would ban doping horses on race day

Animal welfare advocates have been calling for federal regulations that ban the dangerous practice of doping horses on race day. This fall, the proposed bill was approved. On September 9, 2020, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 1754, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA), which is now...
5 horse-related podcasts every equestrian needs in their life

5 horse-related podcasts every equestrian needs in their life

Looking for a new listen this season? Check out one – or all – of these horse-related podcasts! There are endless podcasts out there to explore, especially when it comes to the world of horses! We’ve seen an explosion of such podcasts over the last few years, so we’ve put...
Protecting your horses from the smoke

Protecting your horses from the smoke

Due to the tragic wildfires spreading across the west, many caretakers are struggling to protect their horses from smoke inhalation. Stimulating these acupressure points can help support equine respiratory health. We have to help our animals breathe during this tragic time of horrendous fires in the western United States....