10 GIVE YOUR HEAD A SHAKE
Equine Headshaking Syndrome can be extremely painful and debilitating. Here are some things you should know, and how to help your horse.
14 HEAT AND COLD THERAPY
They’re the“go-tos” for soft tissue injuries. Find out which you should use, and when.
16 GET SIDEWAYS!
How to learn lateral work without tying yourself in knots.
20 HORSE AGILITY
This fun new sport challenges and benefits horse-human partnerships of all ages and abilities!
22 ARTHRITIS: A HOLISTIC APPROACH – PART 2
Integrative options for preventing and treating this common condition.
25 PROBIOTICS 101
Keep your horse’s GI tract in balance with these probiotic basics.
26 FLAVORS TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON
These tasty holiday treats will be a big hit around the barn, and the best part is they’re good for your horse!
30 HOOF BRUISES
It can look alarming, but may not be a reason to worry.
32 THE GENTLE BARN
How a little girl’s dream to help animals developed into one of the largest rescue organizations for farm animals in North America.
39 NATURAL SOLUTIONS FOR SCRATCHES AND RAIN ROT
When it comes to these two nasty conditions, prevention is better than the cure!
42 EFT FOR HORSES
The Emotional Freedom Technique can help you and your horse release your old stories and resolve physical and behavioral challenges.
45 BREATHE EASY
Answers for winter respiratory health.
48 GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS
Equestrian businesses are notorious for financial and accounting struggles. Here’s how to get yourself, and your finances, back on track.
52 IT’S PLAYTIME!
Did you know that toys can help promote herd play, assist with proper digestion and eating behaviors, and bring fun to your training?
53 INFRARED, NEAR OR FAR
Near or far, infrared can bring wonderful benefits to your horse!
54 LONGEVITY AND YOUR EQUINE ATHLETE
Top 8 ways to help him enjoy a long and active life.