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Saturday, June 6, 2020
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...
bridleless riding

Bridleless at the Washington International

Currently, the Washington International has no rule that says jumpers must wear bridles. Hackamores and bitless bridles are also accepted and are becoming more...
Equine West Nile Virus

Equine West Nile Virus in Oklahoma

In October, the Equine Disease Communication Center reported that Oklahoma confirmed its third case of West Nile Virus in a horse for 2017. Transmitted...
Electrolyte supplementation in the exercising horse

Electrolyte supplementation in the exercising horse

Proper hydration is a non-negotiable in the performance horse.  Maintain hydration by replacing electrolytes lost during exercise, competition and transport with Performance XL: Electrolyte...
Kinesiology tape for horses

Kinesiology tape for horses

Kinesiology tape is not just for people, horses can benefit from it too. Find out how it works and where you can learn to do...
In Memory of Dr. Kerry Ridgway

In memory of Dr. Kerry Ridgway

We were saddened to learn that renowned equine veterinarian Dr. Kerry Ridgway passed away on January 3, 2016. Dr. Ridgway practised conventional veterinary medicine for...