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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: Nice Touch

August 19, 2014

Meet senior World Equestrian Games para-dressage horse, 19-year-old Nice Touch, and her rider Roxie Trunnell.... Read More

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Could Learning Theory Lead to Objective Dressage Judging?

August 16, 2014

One scientist believes learning theory could be used to produce more objective dressage scoring.... Read More

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First Definite Entries Confirmed for Alltech FEI WEG 2014

August 15, 2014

Entries for dressage, para-dressage, reining, endurance, and eventing have been announced.... Read More

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WEG and Welfare: Are They Compatible? Science Says Yes!

August 11, 2014

Our reporter wonders if competitions reach the borders of unethical, but top researchers say that's not so.... Read More

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FEI Tribunal Clears Paget in Doping Scandal

August 07, 2014

The tribunal said Jock Paget's horse tested positive for reserpine after consuming a contaminated supplement.... Read More

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Apply with Caution: Is Your Topical Treatment Show-Safe?

August 01, 2014

Some topicals contain illegal substances that could result in a medication disqualification at your next show.... Read More

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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

Video

Improve Your Position Over Jumps

July 17, 2014

Greg Best describes "the perfect leg position" and the role of a rider's knees as pivot points while jumping. ... Read More

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How to Space Cavallettis

July 10, 2014

Nicole Carroll, of Leap of Faith Farms in Walnut Creek, California, explains how to properly space cavalettis.... 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

All horses, regardless of intended use, should receive a thorough veterinary prepurchase exam.

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Prepurchase Exams: A Health Care Must

June 29, 2014

Investing in an equine prepurchase exam can save horse owners heartache and money.... Read More

McLain Ward and Sapphire of the USA celebrate their jumping round.

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Show Jumping Great Sapphire Dies of Colic Complications

June 23, 2014

McLain Ward's legendary show jumping mount Sapphire has died. The Belgian Warmblood mare was 19.... Read More

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Show Prep Tips Designed to Keep Your Horse Healthy

June 19, 2014

Here are some tips for making your horse shine without hindering his long-term health.... Read More

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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

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Poll Recap: Summer Horse Plans

June 03, 2014

Of the 473 respondents, 201 (42%) said they are most excited about trail riding or camping this summer. ... Read More

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ISES, WDM Develop Code of Conduct for Horse Events

May 31, 2014

The code of conduct aims to ensure optimal horse and rider welfare and safety at events around the world.... Read More

Video

Set Ground Lines for Jumps

May 22, 2014

Nicole Carroll talks about setting ground lines for jumps.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: Riding Lesson Expenses

May 20, 2014

Of the 1,031 respondents, 348 (34%) said they pay $36-$55 for individual private riding lessons.... Read More

Article

The Perfect Fit

May 14, 2014

Finding the right saddle for your horse is a mix of high-tech and hands-on approaches.... Read More

Article

UF to Dedicate New Equine Sports Performance Complex

May 14, 2014

The new venue is designed to allow vets to better evaluate performance horses under saddle.... Read More

Icabad Crane, Preakness Stakes 2008

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Why Aren't There More Icabad Cranes?

May 14, 2014

If you could turn any famous racehorse into a sport horse, who would it be and why?... Read More

Video

Do a Flying Lead Change

May 08, 2014

Trainer Nicole Carroll explains the key elements in training a horse to do flying lead changes. ... Read More

Blog

In Pursuit of Long-Lost Horses

May 02, 2014

Do you know other ways to try to locate long-lost horses? And have you ever reunited with one? ... Read More

Article

Saddle Sore Spots

May 02, 2014

Saddle and girth sores are common in horses that are ridden with poorly fitting tack.... Read More

Come August, France will host the seventh edition of the World Equestrian Games. Here, France's own Cedric Lyard Competes in the Games' eventing test event.

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WEG 2014: Taking Normandy by Storm

April 28, 2014

Get a preview of what's to come when France hosts the 2014 World Equestrian Games. ... Read More