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

How to Become an Organized Horse Owner in 10 Days

Here are 10 steps to help you get your horse life organized for the new year. Read More

A Horse Owner at AAEP

Get an insider's look at the world's largest gathering of equine veterinarians. Read More

The Ups and Downs of U.S. Horse Registrations

Take a look at how equine registrations, transfers, and memberships have risen and declined over the past 20 years. Read More

Building a Horse Property From the Ground Up

Here's how to design your dream equestrian setup--in this case, on a small acreage. Read More

Caring for Horses in the Navajo Nation

Navajo officials hope to reduce the surplus feral tribal horse population with roundups and veterinary management. Read More

10 Easy Earth Day Tips to Green Up Your Horse Life

Follow these 10 earth-friendly tips to help reduce our horses' hoof prints on our planet. Read More

Fertility Control Study in National Park Service Mares

The National Park Service is studying the use of fertility control vaccines to control feral horse populations. Read More

Managing Feral Horses on National Park Service Lands

Horses and ponies currently reside several National Park Service units. Here's how the service cares for these animals. Read More

Wild Horse Health On and Off the Range

Mustangs require care different from the average domestic saddle horse. Here's how vets manage BLM horses' health. Read More

Saddle Training BLM Mustangs for Adoption

The BLM partners with entities to train mustangs gathered from public lands to prepare them for use as riding horses. Read More

BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: An Overview

Learn about the history of feral horses and burros in the United States and the BLM's management goals and strategies. Read More

How to Measure a Horse

How tall is your horse or pony? Here's how to find out. Read More

Biofilms and Mare Infertility

Find out what researchers have learned about treating endometritis caused by biofilms. Read More

First 2014 Case of WNV in Kentucky Reported

The affected horse, a 5-year-old located in Calloway County, was euthanized on Sept. 2. Read More

Horse Grooming Tips and Tools

Here are some of our favorite horse-grooming tips, tricks, and tools from our Facebook fans. Read More

Recognizing Pain on a Horse's Face

European researchers created and validated a technique for quantifying horse pain based on facial expressions. Read More

Relieving Laminitis Pain in the Field

An appropriate and timely approach to pain management is critical in caring for laminitic horses. Read More

Anesthetizing Horses in the Field for an Hour or More

Learn how veterinarians safely anesthetize horses in the field for 60 minutes or longer. Read More

How Vets can Treat 'Untouchable' Horses

Treating "untouchable" horses, such as some rodeo stock, is a rare but real challenge for veterinarians. Read More

Horse Racing Medication Regulations Reviewed

Medication regulations for racehorses are changing. Here's what you need to know. Read More

Best Practices for 20 Minutes of Equine Field Anesthesia

Short-term anesthesia for procedures lasting fewer than 20 minutes is common field work in equine medicine. Read More

Treating Soft Tissue Injuries in Racehorses

Achieving a sustainable racing career following tendon or ligament injuries remains a challenge, one vet says. Read More

Study: Sellers Use Head Set to Advertise Training Level

What can headsets tell you about the horse and its level of training? Researchers sought to find out. Read More

Researchers Go In Search of the Perfect Passage

Are top dressage horses routinely performing the "perfect passage" as defined by the FEI? Read More

Horse Halter Options 101

Here are a few of the halter options you’ll have to choose from at the tack store or in horse-wear catalogs. Read More