Saturday, September 14, 2019
Study confirms exercise benefits for dieting horses

Study confirms exercise benefits for dieting horses

We know that exercise is important, but this new study confirms exactly how it can benefit dieting horses. Is your horse overweight? A new study...
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to EMS

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked to EMS

Researchers have discovered a possible link between EMS and endocrine-disrupting chemicals in a horse's environment. Despite optimal care, many horses are diagnosed with equine metabolic...
Donkeys may provide a natural tick repellent

Donkeys may provide a natural tick repellent

A new study reveals that donkey secretion could be resistant to a certain species of ticks. The sebaceous glands of horses and donkeys emit an oily...

BLM offers $1,000 to anyone adopting untrained wild horses

To reduce the population of wild horses and burros on public lands in the West, the BLM is offering an incentive to successful applicants...
chakra

Demystifying equine chakras

A baseline understanding of equine chakras can give you a window into your horse’s behavior, wellness and relationships with others. There are seven main equine...
IAD

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90%...
toxins

Protecting your horse from toxins

Understand what toxins are, and what natural remedies you can use to protect your horse from their harmful effects. When the organs of elimination become...

Finding a voice

This is the story of Anna, a little girl with selective mutism who found strength and support within the herd. As a family wellness...
short story contest — the story of kate

The Story of Kate

“The Story of Kate” This sweet true tale was the winner of the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s first-ever short story contest. By Lillian Tepera Editor’s note:...
Rein Forth Equine

Rein Forth Equine – horses helping youth

Horses have been used throughout history to benefit the emotional well-being of humans. Jules Rainforth, the proud owner of Rein Forth Equine, is a...