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Common myths about fly masks

A look at some common myths about fly masks and how caretakers can ensure their horse’s protection and comfort. When it comes to fly...

Is your tack ready for another year?

It’s important to set aside some time at the end of each season to ensure your tack is in good shape. Your horse’s safety...

From resistance to responsiveness – teaching your horse to say “yes”

How safety, reward and joy play a role in your horse’s choices, and why catering to these basic desires can encourage her to say...

Bareback riding – it’s all about balance

Removing your saddle and going for a bareback ride is a great way to improve your riding skills and better communicate with your horse....

Wound care for your horse

Accidents can and do happen – these basic wound care tips for treating your horse will help you be better prepared.  Injuries, wounds and lacerations...

When disaster strikes: are you and your horse ready?

When dealing with a disaster, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure. Learn how to prepare yourself and your horses,...

Tips for handling a rearing horse

Rearing is a very dangerous unwanted behavior in horses. Let’s take a look at why your horse might display this behavior, and how you can...

Healthy lungs, healthy horse

Keeping your horse's lungs healthy can be simply achieved with small changes to your barn cleaning methods and feeding practices. The quality of air your horse breathes, and...

Snakebites in horses

An integrative approach to the detection and management of snakebites. While curiosity is often a good feature in horses, it can sometimes come back to...

Signs of poor saddle fit

If you notice physical or behavioral changes in your horse, it may have more to do with the fit of your saddle than anything...