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Achieve success in the show ring with Animal Communication

Animal Communication helped address the cause of this horse’s anxiety and helped him and his rider thrive. Stress at an event is pretty common...

Is your saddle hurting your horse’s back?

Pinpointing the root cause when your horse seems "off" can be challenging. Here’s how to figure out if his saddle is the problem. Consider...

Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in horses

What are chondrocytes, and what role do they play in the health of your equine companion’s joints? For decades, people, horses, dogs and cats have...

Hands-on methods to improve your horse’s mobility

Try these simple do-it-yourself approaches to enhancing mobility in your equine companion. As specialists in equine performance medicine, we have observed – case after case...

4 uses for therapeutic taping

Whether you work with high performance horses or retired seniors, therapeutic taping has numerous uses and benefits. These days, a wide range of adjunct therapies...

Study shows that rider weight does not affect horse’s ability

New data from a study in Denmark concludes that rider-to-horse weight ratios may be more lenient than previously thought. Ever wondered if your weight is...

How acupressure can improve rider comfort

Over time, riders experience aches and pains that result from performing repetitive movements on horseback. Acupressure can help restore rider comfort and improve performance. Anatomically,...

PEMF therapy for your horse’s health and performance

Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy is used by horse caretakers, trainers and groomers to enhance health and performance in equines. What happens when you...

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

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...