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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...

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...

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

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...

Chiropractic care for equine health and performance

Chiropractic care helps keep your horse’s nervous system functioning smoothly — and that’s important for all aspects of his well-being and ability to perform. The...