Michelle N. Anderson, TheHorse.com Digital Managing Editor

Michelle Anderson serves as The Horse's digital managing editor. In her role, she produces content for our web site and hosts our live events, including Ask the Vet Live. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She's a Washington State University graduate (Go Cougs!) and holds a bachelor's degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

Articles by Michelle N. Anderson

The Horse, Zoetis Partner for Parasite Awareness

April is Parasite Awareness Month, and we're bringing you up-to-date information about parasite control all month long! Read More

The Horse, FeedXL Team for National Nutrition Month

Get information-packed nutrition content throughout March. Read More

Practical Biosecurity for Equine Veterinarians

Biosecurity, especially for ambulatory practitioners, can present challenges. Here, vets share practical tips. Read More

Top Medicine Studies of 2016

Dr. Rob MacKay recaps studies on heparin for EHM prevention, liver failure caused by supplements, headshaking, and more. Read More

Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 4: The Abnormal Horse Hoof

Hoof care experts discuss common equine foot issues, including club feet, underrun heels, and mismatched feet. Read More

Six Things Your Horse Really Wants for Christmas

Tractors, breeches, and horse-themed jewelry might make up your wish list. But what would your horse ask Santa for? Read More

Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 3: The Role of Imaging

Find out how veterinarians and farriers rely on imaging to evaluate the horse's hoof. Read More

Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 2: Shoeing the "Normal" Hoof

A farrier explains what a "normal" horse hoof is supposed to look like and how it affects shoeing. Read More

Hot Topics in Hoof Care, Part 1: Horse Hoof Biomechanics

Find out how physics plays an important role in how the horse's hoof works and adapts to force. Read More

WNV Equine Case Confirmed in Kentucky

The Powell County horse is Kentucky's seventh equine WNV case in 2016. Read More

Florida EHV: Gulfstream Park Horse Dead, Others Quarantined

No other horses at the Thoroughbred track and casino have presented with clinical signs consistent with EHV-1 infection. Read More

The Horse, Dechra Team for Bone and Joint Health Week

Look for educational articles and social media posts on keeping equine joints and bone healthy, Oct. 9-15. Read More

10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

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

The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. Look for articles and content about rabies risk and learn how to protect your horses. Read More

Quarantines Lifted on New York Farms After EIA Deaths

State health officials found no additional exposed horses had been infected with equine infectious anemia. Read More

Wisconsin Horse Dies of West Nile Virus

The 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding resided in St. Croix County. Read More

North Dakota Mule Dies of West Nile Virus

The mule, located in Burleigh County, had not been vaccinated against the disease. Read More

12 Tips for Selling a Horse

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction. Read More

How To Pick a Horse's Hoof

New to horses? Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to safely clean a horse's hoof. Read More

Rider, Horse Die in Two Jersey Fresh Cross Country Falls

Philippa Humphreys died after a rotational fall, and Skyler Decker's horse, Inoui Van Bost, suffered a fatal injury. Read More

How to Sell Your Used Saddle in 7 Simple Steps

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

Study: EPM-Causing Parasites Ubiquitous in U.S. Horses

Living where horses don't commonly get diagnosed with EPM doesn't mean your horse isn't at risk. Read More

Zenyatta's 2016 Colt Dead

The champion Thoroughbred racing mare's colt by War Front succumbed to meconium aspiration syndrome at 2 days of age. Read More

Managing the Anxious Horse

Find out how to keep you, your prone-to-worry horse, and those around him safe. Read More

Finally! A Slow Feeder Option That Works for Me!

After a year of trial and error, I finally found a slow hay feeder solution for my horses. Maybe it'll work for yours! Read More