Tuesday, October 15, 2019

How trail walks can improve your horsemanship

Trail walks are an enjoyable way to develop your horse and test some of the skills you’ve been working on in the corral. Trail walks...

10 ways to support your senior horse’s joints

Aging horses are more susceptible to arthritis and other mobility issues. Here are 10 ways you can maintain his joints well into his senior...
Herbs and sporting horses: what you need to know

Herbs and sporting horses: what you need to know

Medicinal herbs can be beneficial to equine health, but competition rules and regulations might prohibit their use in some cases. Herbs have been used for...
The benefits of riding bitless

The benefits of riding bitless

Bits have their uses, but for many horses, they’re nothing but a nuisance. Switching to bitless can improve your horse’s performance and overall well-being. Trying...
Support your performance horse’s emotional health

Support your performance horse’s emotional health

You know how to cater to his physical needs, but what about his psychological ones? Supporting the emotional health of your equine athlete contributes...
Does your horse’s pasture cover all his nutritional needs? 

Does your horse’s pasture cover all his nutritional needs? 

If your horse’s diet consists primarily of forage, your pasture must meet all his nutritional requirements. Here’s how to ensure he’s getting what he...
Hoof care support for performance horses 

Hoof care support for performance horses 

The proper trim and hoof care tools, along with regular maintenance, can keep your horse’s feet healthy during performance season and beyond. If you...
Clicker training solutions to common horse-handling problems

Clicker training solutions to common horse-handling problems

Switch up your training and teach your horse to stay cool, calm and collected with clicker training and the “do it differently” game. You need...
Steamed hay helps competition horses thrive

Steamed hay helps competition horses thrive

Margie Engle and Steve Engle, DVM, added steamed hay to their success story amid a growing concern for equine respiratory health – and the...
Joint health for performance horses

Joint health for performance horses

Performance horses endure stress that can affect their minds, gastrointestinal systems — and their joints. Here’s how it’s all connected, and how you can...