13 FROM RAIL TO TRAIL
Transitioning a young horse to trail riding can be tricky; try these three invaluable techniques
16 GOT ULCERS?
Are your horsekeeping practices contributing to this common equine problem?
20 LICKING LYME DISEASE
Get the bite on this tick borne disease with both natural and conventional remedies
24 BEFORE YOU BUY
Getting a new horse? This simple pre-purchase exam can save you a world of heartache and expense
30 DARE TO GO BARE!
Trail horses can go barefoot, but you need to take your time with the transition
40 NICE TO MEET YOU!
Nervous about adding another horse to your herd? Here’s how to do it so everyone stays safe and sound
46 DON’T BE LAME
Learn the signs and causes of lameness, and how acupuncture and chiropractic can help
50 DUTCH TREAT
With their rich black coats and flowing manes and tails, Friesians are what many horse-crazy young girls dream of. But did you know they’re endangered?
52 NATURAL WEANING
How you wean your horse may affect his attitude and even his intelligence for years to come
57 FIT TO CONTINUE
Hitting the trail this summer? Try these acupressure techniques to improve his endurance and conditioning