Equine Guelph

Articles by Equine Guelph

Retired Racehorses: Transitioning from Racetrack to Ribbons

From selecting a horse to rehabbing and feeding him, learn how to transition an ex-racer to life as a riding mount. Read More

Developing the Sport Horse: Common Injuries

Learn about three common sport horse injuries and how to prevent and treat them. Read More

Going to the Barn? Don't Forget Your Helmet

No matter what the riding discipline, wearing a helmet is one of the best ways to minimize the chance of a brain injury. Read More

Planning for the Final Goodbye

While end-of-life planning for your horse might be painful, having a plan ahead of time will make the decision easier. Read More

Developing the Sport Horse: The Importance of Hydration

Learn how heat and humidity can affect horses' ability to perform, and why water is important to keeping them healthy. Read More

Cross-Training Sport Horses for Body and Mind

Cross-training is a "central pillar" to athletic success and longevity, one veterinarian says. Learn why. Read More

Preventing Fall and Winter Colic

Paying attention to equine management can go a long way to decrease colic incidence. Read More

Working Animal Welfare: Seeking Sustainable Solutions

In developing countries, working horses, donkeys, and mules are most often used for heavy labor, whether it be hauling heavy loads of cargo or carrying tourists up and down a mountain.

The animals might be suffering from Read More