Sunday, September 22, 2019
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...
An introduction to Western riding 

An introduction to Western riding 

Learn what Western riding really is, and how it might fit into your personal horsemanship experience.  What exactly is Western riding? If my saddle...
2 common health issues in competition horses

2 common health issues in competition horses

Let’s look at two of the most frequently-occurring health issues in competition horses, so you can take steps to prevent them from inflicting your...
Nutrition for the performance horse

Nutrition for the performance horse

Proper nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse who’s capable of training and performing to the best of his ability. You spend a lot...
From resistance to responsiveness – teaching your horse to say “yes”

From resistance to responsiveness – teaching your horse to say “yes”

How safety, reward and joy play a role in your horse’s choices, and why catering to these basic desires can encourage her to say...
Wildfire safety and preparedness for your herd

Wildfire safety and preparedness for your herd

“Fire” is a four-letter word no horse owner wants to hear. But if the unthinkable happens, a little knowledge and preparation can go a...
Prolonging the career of a working horse

Prolonging the career of a working horse

A horse who spends a lot of time working is more susceptible to joint issues and injuries. Keep these factors in mind to help...