Safety

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Saddle Up Safely Releases Booklet on Returning to Riding

October 23, 2015

The booklet covers preparing for an injury, returning to riding after a long recovery, concussion assessment, and more.... Read More

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2016 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 23, 2015

Lecture topics will include mare, stallion, and foal care; navicular syndrome; the digestive tract; and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Downs Reaccredited by Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 21, 2015

Officials said Kentucky Downs achieved "big-track results in the areas of safety and integrity."... Read More

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Teaching a Horse to Stand Still at the Mounting Block

October 15, 2015

How can I encourage my horse to stand still during mounting?... Read More

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Keeneland's Track Reviewed in Wake of Racehorse Breakdowns

October 12, 2015

Dr. Mick Peterson found that the dirt surface met all of the pre-meet test criteria and was maintained properly.... Read More

Some disaster areas, such as Moore, Oklahoma, after the 2013 tornado, can look like war zones.

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Before You Volunteer at a Disaster Site

October 05, 2015

Consider these important factors before you volunteer in an emergency or disaster situation.... Read More

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On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More

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BEVA Addresses Injury Risks Posed to Horse Vets

September 15, 2015

A survey revealed that being a horse vet could carry the highest risk of injury of any civilian occupation in the U.K.... Read More

Commentary

Tail Blocking's Effects on Horse Communication

September 03, 2015

If a horse's tail has been nerved, is he at a social disadvantage when turned out with others? ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Tack Cleaning

September 01, 2015

Of the 870 respondents, 298 (34%) said they clean their horses' tack a few times per year. ... Read More

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Be Your Horse's Hero: Proactively React to Wildfire Danger

August 24, 2015

Rebecca Gimenez shares tips for preparing for a wildfire evacuation.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Insurance and Liability

August 14, 2015

Are you covered? Equine insurance experts answer your questions about horse and equestrian property insurance.... Read More

Commentary

Common OTTB Behavior Traits

August 13, 2015

I'm considering purchasing an ex-racehorse. Are there any common behavior problems in OTTBs that I should be aware of? ... Read More

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Problems in Passing Other Horses in the Arena

August 06, 2015

What can I do to help my horse get over his fear of other horses coming toward him or passing him in the arena? ... Read More

Commentary

Stay Weather-Aware at Events

July 23, 2015

Learn how to remain weather-aware and ensure people and horses are in safe places before severe weather strikes.... Read More

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2015 International Helmet Awareness Day to Take Place Aug. 1

July 19, 2015

Riders can get discounts on helmets and take part in webinars on traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and more.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed Online

July 06, 2015

Among the topics to be covered are racetrack surfaces, injury databases, continuing education, and post-mortem programs.... Read More

Commentary

Help, My Horse Won't Get Out of the Trailer!

May 14, 2015

A Facebook fan asks for help with his horse, who's become a reluctant unloader. ... Read More

Article

Study Evaluates Horseshoes, Track Type, Thoroughbred Safety

April 15, 2015

Researchers examined the loading rates on a hoof of a galloping horse wearing different aluminum racing shoes.... Read More

Article

Twitch Efficacy and Endorphin Levels

April 13, 2015

Learn about applying a lip twitch and the endorphin release that occurs during application.... Read More

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Towing Safety and Horse Trailer Maintenance

April 01, 2015

Our equine emergency safety blogger offers tips to ensure your horse trailer is fit for the road.... Read More

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Gulfstream Park Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 30, 2015

Best practices cited included reporting of injuries and fatalities, post-race inspections, and more.... Read More

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EquiMania! Celebrates 10 Years at Can-Am

March 22, 2015

EquiMania! is designed to educate visitors about equine safety, horses' skeletal and digestive systems, and more.... Read More

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Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

March 21, 2015

Best practices in use include out-of-competition testing, "supertesting" of suspect plasma or urine samples, and more.... Read More

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Safe Longeing

March 20, 2015

This common exercise modality can be surprisingly risky; learn how to keep your horse--and yourself--safe.... Read More