Excess Gas in a Horse With Heaves

Is flatulence a sign of extra trouble in a horse with heaves? Might a hay steamer help?

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‘Stop and Drop’ for Ultimate Control

Master this exercise, and your confidence in the saddle will reach a new level.

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Gallop Poll: Do You Do a Riding-Fit Workout?

With this survey, we want to know if you regularly work out in order to boost your fitness for riding. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the May 2017 issue of Horse&Rider.

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Repurposed Dish Brush

Though mud and muck might be your wintertime reality, don't let that get in the way of clean white points. Here's how to clean up whites quickly for a late season event.

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Stuck-Inside Chores

Does the weather have you stuck inside? Here are a few barn-related tasks that you can complete inside to keep you busy.

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What Causes Hind-Leg Stamping?

An owner seeks answers about her gelding’s puzzling behavior.

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Horse&Rider Best Quotes

Horse trainers say the darnedest things. Here are 18 of our favorite things we heard them say this year.

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German Martingale

Get to know this training tool that’s been part of my program since I was a youth rider.

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Gallop Poll: Your Horsekeeping Arrangement?

With this survey, we want to know how you keep your horse or horses—that is, where you stable them. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the April 2017 issue of Horse&Rider.

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Q&A Uveitis—A Hidden Threat

Credit: Photo courtesy of Dr. Brian Gilger Uveitis is a painful inflammation of the eye with potentially career- or even life-ending complications. We asked Dr. Jacquelin Boggs,...

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Good Everyday Gear

Use quality tack in your day-to-day riding to keep your horse comfortable and performing well

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Remedy for a Chafed Penis?

A new gelding’s problematic penis needs a vet’s attention and gentle cleansing.

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#WalkInOurBoots with Alison Brantley

Cutting, boxing, and reining competitor Alison Brantley struggled to bond with her horse at first. This year she found herself in the finals in two of her three events at...

Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Twisted Snaffle Bit

Al Dunning talks about the twisted snaffle bit in this installment of Tack Talk.

Blind Horse Competes

Beka and Stormy. This month, the Your Stories section of Horse&Rider features a young woman and her horse who competed against all odds. Stormy is completely blind,...

#RideWithBrad: When To Say Whoa

Don't say whoa all the time. Break it up to where the horse has to respond from your feet, or just by pulling on the reins, or doing nothing else besides saying...

#RideWithBrad: The Rollback Drill

Improve your rollback before your next show by using Brad Barkemeyer's rollback drill. Before you try this exercise, be sure you've practiced Brad's backing-up exercise,...

#RideWithBrad: Bits vs. Dental

Does your horse need a new bit or just a visit from the dentist? See why you should have a dentist look at your horse's mouth before you decide to switch bits. 

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #5: Collect and Review

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in the fifth installment of this five video series.

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #2: Go Left and Right

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in part two of this five part installment: go left and right.

Al Dunning Tack Talk: Smooth Snaffle Bit

Al Dunning talks about the smooth mouth snaffle bit in this installment of Tack Talk.

#RideWithBrad: Why Does He Play With His Bit?

Why does your horse play with his bit? And how can you stop it? Brad gives a few examples of what you can do to stop your horse from playing with his bit. 

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #3: Sit Down and Say, 'Whoa.'

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in video three of five installments.

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