Withers are often overlooked as a cause of trouble, but even small problems here can directly affect your horse’s performance.
The form and function of your horse's conformation is an important aspect to evaluate when purchasing a horse or considering its suitability for a particular discipline. Know what to look for with these tips.
Learn to understand the structure and biomechanics of dressage horse hindquarters with Dr. Hilary Clayton.
From salmon pink to brick red, here's what the color of a horse's gums reveals about his health.
An illustrated guide to some common equine conformation faults.
Use these tips to evaluate the quality of a horse weanling to buy or for other consideration.
Use our checklist below to determine whether your horse is overweight, underweight, or just about right.
With a few minor adjustments in your training and horsekeeping techniques you can make sure your deaf horse can get along just fine.
Discover contributing factors to weight gain in horses and how to trim down your overweight horse.
The way you mount up from ground to saddle at the start of a ride has important implications for your horse's body and mind.
In this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet, Dr. Joyce Harman outlines the diagnostic tests and treatment available for horses with kidney problems.
Find out how to prevent and treat inflammation in a weanling's bones and joints in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet by Dr. Joyce Harman.
Consider how our equine partners regulate body temperature and keep cool.
Use these simple checks to evaluate and monitor the state of your horse's vital stimulus-response network.
Sporthorse breeder and judge Julie Winkel, who critiques readers' horses in the Practical Horseman Conformation Clinic each month, explains her 'Fits In a Box' Judging System.
Determining whether your horse is overweight can be dicey, not only because you see him every day and get accustomed to how he looks, but also because you're looking through 'eyes of love.'
Learn how to spot balance in a horse--and how it can affect athleticism.
Evaluate and place these aged Arabian mares in your order of preference. Then see how your choices compare to our expert judge's.
Evaluate and place these 3- and 4-year-old Quarter Horse geldings in your order of preference. Then see how your choices compare to our expert judge's.
Dr. Joyce Harman explains how an aged gelding could acquire back pain and how to alleviate it in EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet feature.
Evaluate and place these aged Quarter-type geldings in your order of preference. Then see how your choices compare to our expert judge's.
Gauge your horse's internal condition with the help of this vital signs chart from the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Evaluate and place these 3-year-old Thoroughbred mares in your order of preference, then see how your choices compare with an expert judge's.