14 MAGIC IN YOUR MIND’S EYE
The power of positive thinking
18 HOW DOES HE SCORE?
An easy-to-use management tool for measuring the need to feed
26 DO IT NATURALLY!
Trimming for barefoot performance horses
32 CHANGING STRIDE
Top tips for a successful barefoot transition
36 HOOFIN’ IT
Natural support for common hoof issues
47 ON THE CASE AGAINST CUSHING’S
Good nutrition is the main line of defense
52 HEALING LIGHT
Is he recovering from an injury? Does he stiffen up after a long day’s riding? Cold laser therapy might be able to help.
56 DON’T GET STUCK IN THE MUD
Dealing with pastern dermatitis
60 MAKING FRIENDS
How to form an effective relationship with your herd
62 GET AHEAD OF THE GAME
Feeding your horse in preparation for winter
65 ENTER OUR 2ND ANNUAL EQUINE WELLNESS PHOTO CONTEST
Send us your best shots and you could win!
68 SETTING BOUNDARIES
Fence options for your equine partner
71 ON TRUST
Building a true bond with your equine partner