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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...

Slow feeding: a more natural way to feed hay

The slow feeding movement has gained great momentum over the past few years as more and more people (and horses!) discover its benefits. Feeding...

Help your horse cross water with confidence

We’ve all been there. Our riding group is on the other side of the water waiting for us to cross and continue the ride....

When lightning strikes!

How to protect your barn and horses from lightning. Lightning is nature’s energy unleashed. We might only see a lightning bolt for a split second,...

COLDFLEX®

Start using COLDFLEX® Self-Cooling Products and stop risking soft-tissue damage from over-icing, or the pain and discomfort often associated with ice and chemical packs....

Building a sustainable barn

Are considering building a new barn? Check out these design techniques for an sustainable equine facility. I've been known to say “I was ‘green’ when ‘green’...

Do You Have a Sprinkler System?

Having a properly installed sprinkler system in your barn could save your horse's life. All too often, barn fires are spotted by passersby in the middle...

Recognizing & Reporting Equine Abuse and Neglect

If you suspect abuse or neglect, it is important to take proper steps to report it. We’ve all been there, though no one ever wants...

Building a great relationship with your horse

Getting a new horse is exciting. Here’s how to start your relationship off on the right hoof. Adding a new horse to your herd is...