One way to customize grazing opportunities

Managing your grazing spaces can be a tricky balancing act in spring. Certain horses may need to be kept off lush grass for fear of laminitis0, while others can take full advantage of the...

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Hypoallergenic horses?

The Bashkir Curly breed may be the ideal choice for people who are allergic to horses, according to a new study from Germany. Bashkir Curly horses, who carry a gene that produces a distinctive...

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Manage your horse to live longer

How you care for your horse today— whether he is 2, 7, 15 or anywhere in between— can have a significant impact on his health when he reaches old age. Here are the five essentials for longevity.

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Second chances

When I searched for a quiet beginner’s horse, I found my perfect match in the last place I would have expected.

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Help your horse stay warm

Keep your horse comfortable during the colder months

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The effects of mismatched blood transfusions

Although a transfusion with the wrong blood type won's necessarily put a horse's life in jeopardy, it's still a good idea to seek a match.

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Your first spring trail outings

When you first take to the trails this season, be careful to avoid inadvertently overworking or overheating your horse.

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Protect HERDA horses from the sun

A study shows that sunlight can be especially damaging for horses with HERDA.

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Multiple imaging technologies best in stifle diagnosis

For greater accuracy, researchers recommend using multiple imaging methods.

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Combination dewormer approved for pregnant mares

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Quest Plus Gel for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares.

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Pain relief as a diagnostic tool

Survey shows that many veterinarians use pain-relieving medications to help diagnose colic.

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Basic Training by David O'Connor | Episode Seven: Loading

How to address trailer-loading problems

Basic Training by David O'Connor | Episode Thirteen: Riding through water

Keep your horse’s point of view in mind

Ride Along With A Veterinarian— Kathy Anderson, DVM | Ultrasound

How ultrasound imaging aids diagnosis

Ride Along With The Veterinarian—Kristen E. Near, VMD | Senior Horse Health Problems

Eyes, teeth and joints: Common health problems of older horses

Ride Along With The Veterinarian—Charles C.M. Arensberg, VMD | Coggins

Off-the-track Thoroughbreds undergo digital Coggins testing

Webinar: Laminitis Lessons with Don Walsh, DVM

Watch a webinar on lamintis presented by equine laminitis specialist Don Walsh, DVM. Don Walsh, a equine lamintis specialist, presented useful information to help horse...

Basic Training with David O’Connor | Episode One: Introduction

Establishing the lines of communication

Basic Training by David O'Connor | Episode Three: Longeing

Strong, clear aids direct a horse’s movement

Webinar : Complex Helmets for a Complex World

Roy Burek of Charles Owen presents a webinar on equestrian helmet design and innovation.

Basic Training by David O'Connor | Episode Two: Yields

How to use pressure and release

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