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Tips for Preparing Horses for Cold Weather

October 25, 2016

Use these 10 veterinarian-approved tips for keeping your horse healthy and comfortable as winter approaches.... Read More


Horse Blanketing FAQs

October 18, 2016

On or off? Hot or cold? Lightweight or heavyweight? We'll answer these questions and more. ... Read More


Unbridled Discomfort

October 12, 2016

My horse is "reverse bridle shy." What can I do to help this habit?... Read More


Increasing Chew Time for Hay Cubes and Pellets

October 10, 2016

Horses can consume hay pellets or cubes rapidly. How can we slow them down to increase their time spent chewing?... Read More


Controlling Dust on Horse Properties

October 06, 2016

Keep dust to a minimum in arenas, barns, and paddocks for both aesthetic and health reasons.... Read More


10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

September 26, 2016

Protecting your horse from infectious disease needn't require storing him in a protective bubble. ... Read More


Does Short-Distance Hauling Harm Horses' Respiratory Tracts?

September 20, 2016

Based on study results, researchers believe short trips likely have limited implications for healthy horses.... Read More

Standing wraps are applied for support and to reduce inflammation in the limbs.


Researchers Investigate Leg Bandage Pressure

September 16, 2016

The team tested how much pressure compression and standing wraps exert--and with what consistency--on horses' legs.... Read More


After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

September 08, 2016

Tips on getting your facility back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Water Options

August 30, 2016

Of the 1,413 respondents, 936 (66%) said their horses get water from a trough or bucket that they fill manually.... Read More


Noseband Tightness in Competition Evaluated

August 25, 2016

Many nosebands were so tight that even the tip of the measuring gauge could not fit under at the frontal nasal plane.... Read More


How Does a Slipping Saddle Impact Rider Biomechanics?

August 03, 2016

Saddle slip can negatively impact rider balance and equine locomotion, as well as rider biomechanics, researchers found.... Read More

Seedlings fill in bare areas faster when seeded in two directions.


Tips for Overseeding Fall Horse Pastures

July 30, 2016

For cool-season pastures, fall is the ideal time to overseed to thicken a stand and fill in bare areas. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Trailer Loading Competency

July 26, 2016

Of the 901 respondents, 703 (78%) said they are confident their horse would load in a trailer on the first try. ... Read More


Practicing Science-Based Horse Husbandry

July 24, 2016

Practical ways to improve your horse's welfare, based on discoveries from the growing field of equitation science.... Read More

"'Winnie' always manages to get her ears out of the fly mask," said Kristen. 
Congratulations to "Winnie" and Kristen Mangold for being one of the top three winners in our contest.


Winners Announced for's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

July 08, 2016 Facebook fans selected their favorite "Fly Mask Mishap" photos from the submitted entries. ... Read More

Cameras or video surveillance systems can help identify intruders and what they're doing.


Staying Secure: Protect Your Horse Property From Theft

June 09, 2016

Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Learn how to keep your horses, possessions, and people safe. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Saddle Type on the Trail

June 07, 2016

Of the 765 respondents, 353 (46%) said they are most likely to use a western saddle for a trail ride or hack.... Read More


Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

June 03, 2016

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on and be entered to win a prize pack! ... Read More


Pain, Behavioral, or Both?

May 19, 2016

Often, a horse's behavior problems are rooted in either pain or incomplete training. Here's what to consider.... Read More


Spring Cleaning Your Feed Room

May 09, 2016

Save time and money by giving your feed room a good spring cleaning with these tips.... Read More


Study: Nosebands Can Cause Horses Stress

May 09, 2016

Signs of stress dissipated as soon as the crank nosebands came off, suggesting that the horses' welfare was compromised.... Read More


Researchers Develop Online Tool to Help Make Farms Safer

May 07, 2016

Scandinavian researchers created a stable management tool designed to keep both horses and humans as safe as possible.... Read More


Recycling on the Farm

May 06, 2016

Find out how you can set up a farm-friendly recycling system, as well as reuse common materials around the barn. ... Read More


How to Sell Your Used Saddle in 7 Simple Steps

May 06, 2016

Selling a saddle takes preparation, timing, patience, and a little luck. Here are seven tips to help with the process.... Read More