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

Horses' Shade Preferences Evaluated

Researchers sought to investigate horses' preferences when it comes to standing in shade or in the sun. Read More

Smart Textiles: Future Use in Equine Research

Researchers are investigating the use of smart textiles and technology in equine science. Read More

Renal Replacement Therapy: A Future Option for Horses?

Researchers are exploring the use of renal replacement therapy to help horses with acute renal failure. Read More

Mirror, Mirror . . . I See My Horse Looking Back at Me

Two studies investigated whether women see horses as self-objects and how perceptions change as women age. Read More

TheHorse.com Adds Trail Riding Blog

The blog is geared toward recreational riders and will focus on land use, safety, and trail horse health. Read More

Poll Recap: Club Foot Clues

Find out the results of our poll about club feet. Read More

Kentucky Horse Dead from EEE

This is the first confirmed case of EEE affecting a horse in Kentucky since 2008. Read More

Botulism in Horses: An Update

Learn about current recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of this often deadly disease. Read More

Box Elder Tree Seeds Linked to Seasonal Pasture Myopathy

Researchers weed out the causes of deadly seasonal pasture myopathy and atypical myopathy in horses. Read More

Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. Read More

Inhaled Corticosteroids, Management Changes Help RAO Horses

A combination of inhaled corticosteroids and environmental antigen avoidance helped horses with heaves. Read More

Inside Internal Medicine

Learn how an equine internal medicine specialist might be able to help your horse. Read More

Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

An LSU study found that, after omeprazole treatment, SmartGut Ultra reduced the return of ulcers in horses. Read More

ACVIM 2013: Animal Survivor Q Beat an Uncommon Infection

The ACVIM named Q one of their animal survivors after he successfully overcame proliferative enteropathy. Read More

Horse at Florida Show Diagnosed with EHV-1, Show Official Says

A horse at the HITS circuit reportedly has been diagnosed with the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1. Read More

Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease. Read More

Making Sense of Laminitis

Farriers and veterinarians discuss ways to work together to treat laminitis--a devastating hoof disease. Read More

Glanders: A Re-emerging Disease in the Middle East

While eradicated from the United States since the 1940s, glanders is re-emerging in some parts of the world. Read More

Evaluation and Treatment of the Laminitic Horse

A thorough examination, an aggressive treatment plan, and owner commitment are needed to manage laminitis. Read More

Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis. Read More

Laminitis Overview and Anatomy

It's important to have at least an understanding of the structures in play during a laminitic episode. Read More

Laminitis Terminology: SIRS Rather Than Sepsis

A researcher says SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome) is the term to use when discussing laminitis. Read More

Possible Causes of Laminitis

Endocrine disorders and black walnut extract exposure were a few of the causes researchers discussed. Read More

The Obel Grading System for Describing Laminitis

The Obel Grading System is used to classify and understand laminitis progression in horses. Read More

Common Clinical Signs of Laminitis

Recognizing clinical signs early and seeking immediate veterinary care can improve treatment outcomes. Read More