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Maintaining horse well-being in an Equine-Assisted Learning setting

Horses in Equine-Assisted Learning environments do so much to improve the welfare of humans – but these programs can take a toll on the...

Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome – how stress puts your horse at...

Take a look at how exercise, diet and other stressors can affect the health of your horse’s gut permeability. Leaky gut syndrome refers to a range of...

3 simple ways to slow down the fast eater

If your horse is a fast eater, you may think she’s greedy; but in fact, she may just be a little stressed out. Here’s...

6 ways for riders to stay calm amid life changes

Life changes can upset your balance and impact your ability to work effectively with your horses. But there are ways to maintain your calm...

Dealing with performance anxiety

Are you struggling with show nerves, or disheartened because the perfect performance you envisioned isn’t materializing? The solution could be as simple as changing...

Selenium: facts and myths

We are often cautioned about feeding our horses too much selenium, but we rarely hear about the benefits of this essential trace mineral. Here’s...

Tissue mineral analysis

Mineral analysis, a hairy tool for preventive health. When Gold Medalist and three-time National Dressage Competitor Shannon Peters showed her nine-year-old Grand-Prix horse Flor De...

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....

Music for your Horse

Learn how music can benefit his well-being. The horse is one of nature’s musicians. We see equines move to music during dressage routines, and as...

Chinese Medicine and the equine tongue

Your horse’s tongue can tell you more about his health and well-being than you may think! Have you ever really looked at your horse’s tongue?...