Sunday, June 16, 2019
herd dynamics

Herd dynamics – the social lives of horses

Herd dynamics are fascinating to observe. Read about herd hierarchy and how you can find your own place within your equine family.  We are...
herbal liniments and poultice

Herbal liniments and poultices for your horse’s back

Topical liniments and poultices have been part of the horse world for centuries, and are routinely used on the legs. But they can also...
rider biomechanics

Riding in perfect harmony – the biomechanics between horse and rider

How can horses support their own weight, let alone ours? Discover the important role that biomechanics play in the rider/horse relationship. For millennia, horses have...
The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

Flaxseed is healthy for humans, but did you know it offers the same benefits to your horse?  Flax is a versatile plant that humans...
How to develop a following seat

How to develop a following seat

Most riders dream about riding in perfect balance, rhythm and harmony with their horses. Use these exercises to become mindful of your body’s movements,...
Gastric Ulcers

Equine gastric ulcers

What do we really know about equine gastric ulcers? For horse caretakers and their veterinarians, gastric ulcers are all too familiar, yet not very...
7 ways to rescue a horse

7 ways to rescue a horse – even if you can’t adopt

Too many horses live in dire straits. You may not be in a position to adopt, but you can still help rescue a horse...
The Icelandic "Horse of the Gods"

The Icelandic – the “Horse of the Gods”

The Icelandic is an important part of Iceland’s history and culture. Learn about the origins of the Icelandic and the special qualities preserved in...
four important things to know about laser therapy

Four important things to know about laser therapy

Laser therapy for horses is a drug-free, surgery-free, non-invasive therapy that can be applied to most conditions that are painful, swollen or not healing. ...
The Elements of Chinese Medicine — is your horse Earth or Metal?

The Elements of Chinese Medicine — is your horse Earth or Metal?

Understanding your horse's "element" can help deepen the bond you share with him. In this article, we'll take a closer look at Earth and...