Conditioning for Competition

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Does Your Horse Get a Holiday?

December 25, 2014

Do your horses get "vacations," and what are they up to this December?... Read More

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'Some Horses Just Don't Know They're Old...'

December 23, 2014

How do you balance your old horse's work load with his physical limitations?... Read More

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Training on the Trail

October 02, 2014

Do you train your horse while you're out for a hack?... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.

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WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

Mobile roof construction of the Summer Riding Arena enables riders to train their stallions in the fresh air all year round.

Article

Spanish Riding School Debuts Arena with Mobile Roof

October 01, 2014

The Summer Riding Arena's mobile roof construction enables riders to train their stallions in the fresh air year-round.... Read More

Audio

An Introduction to Equitation Science

September 22, 2014

Join acclaimed equitation scientists to find out how this field of study can improve you and your horse's relationship.... Read More

Article

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Obesity

September 08, 2014

Researchers went looking for the cause of Great Britain's growing equine obesity problem. Here's what they found.... Read More

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For Want of a 12-Foot Stride

August 18, 2014

How have you handled a horse with a short stride?... Read More

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Infographic: Basic Principles of Conditioning

August 15, 2014

Learn how to safely take your horse from flabby to fit step-by-step with our visual guide.... Read More

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Just Because They Can Doesn't Mean They Should

August 12, 2014

Sometimes it's better to scale back an older horse's athletic endeavors than risk an injury. ... Read More

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Selecting a Round Pen

August 07, 2014

Here are some design and placement considerations.... Read More

Audio

How Do You Prevent a Horse from Getting Arthritis?

August 01, 2014

Dr. Bryant Craig shares steps to prevent arthritis in the athletic horse. (00:02:06)... Read More

Article

Cross-Training Sport Horses for Body and Mind

July 31, 2014

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

Blog

Top 5 Endurance Horse Health Issues

July 23, 2014

From tendon injuries to backs that radiate heat--learn the most common health problems endurance horses face.... Read More

Audio

Equine Life Stages: Adult Horses

July 14, 2014

Learn how to keep adult horses healthy during the prime of their lives. ... Read More

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Back to Work after Summer Vacation

July 10, 2014

What tips do you have for bringing an aging horse back into an exercise program?... Read More

Article

Trotting Over Poles Can Have Exercise, Therapeutic Benefits

July 03, 2014

Trotting over poles helps increase joints' range of motion and could benefit horses recovering from lameness.... Read More

Blog

When the Horse Owner Goes Lame

June 17, 2014

Have you ever sustained an injury that kept you away from your horses? How did you cope?... Read More

Article

What Makes Horses More or Less Likely to Miss Training Days?

June 17, 2014

Factors such as the animal's history appear to make horses more or less likely to miss training days.... Read More

Article

Online Equine Exercise Physiology Course Offered

May 04, 2014

The course is designed to teach students about the physiologic pathways important to equine performance.... Read More

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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: 2014 Rolex Competitors

April 29, 2014

Meet the horses approaching senior status that contested this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky: Lynn Symansky on Post-Cross-Country Care

April 26, 2014

At the Rolex Ride the Course press event, Lynn Symansky shares how riders care for horses after cross-country.... Read More

The Horse Editor-in-Chief Stephanie L. Church and International Four-Star Eventer Lynn Symansky talked horse care during the 2014 Rolex Ride The Course event.

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Rolex from a Different View

April 25, 2014

Join The Horse's Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Church as she takes a ride around the Rolex course.... Read More

Article

10 Resources on Maintaining Performance Horse Health

April 24, 2014

Learn about management techniques and training protocols owners can use to give their horses the extra edge.... Read More

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Rehabilitating Senior Horses from Injuries

April 22, 2014

Have you brought an older horse back to work after an injury?... Read More