Melissa Sykes

Melissa Sykes has been covering equine healthcare and nutrition for over 25 years.  Her byline has appeared regularly in The Horseman's Journal, The Blood-Horse, El Caballista, The Florida Horse, Paint Horse Magazine, Backstretch, Texas Thoroughbred, and other magazines.  She currently resides in Florida.

Articles by Melissa Sykes

Cold Air and Lung Health

Researchers at Oklahoma State University (OSU) recently completed a study on airway cooling and mucosal injury during cold weather exercise. Using the Thoroughbred racehorse as a model, scientists found that even cantering in sub-freezing Read More