Podcasts

What's the Difference Between a Dominant and Recessive Gene?

Dr. Samantha Brooks explains how dominant and recessive genes differ and how they are expressed in individual horses.

Collecting a Horse DNA Sample

Dr. Ernie Bailey explains how to collect a DNA sample from your horse and how the lab tests it.

Understanding Equine Genetic Diseases

Research is offering more insight into inherited diseases and conditions in our horses.

How Do Horses Learn Differently Than Humans?

Dr. Camie Heleski offers insight on how horse and human brains differ.

Help for the Herd Bound Horse

The University of Kentucky's Dr. Camie Heleski offers advice for handling buddy-sour horses.

Why Do Horses Have to Learn Tasks on Both Sides?

Have you taught a horse a task on his left but had him be clueless about it on his right? Dr. Camie Heleski explains.

Do Horses Learn From Each Other?

Dr. Camie Heleski shares scientific information about how much horses might learn from watching each other.

Taking Care of the Mature Pony Club Mount

Join us live from the United States Pony Club 2017 Festival and learn how to take care of your mature Pony Club mount!

How Horses Learn

Learning theory describes how we can influence horse behavior and improve training outcomes.

Clinical Signs of Internal Parasites in Horses

Dr. Martin Nielsen gives a basic overview of health issues that could indicate your horse has "worms."

Deworming a Horse With an Unknown Health History

Get parasite control advice for horses that haven't been dewormed recently from Dr. Kenton Morgan.

Manure Management and Internal Parasite Control for Horses

Dr. Martin Nielsen explains why composting and good manure management are imperative to internal parasite control.

When Should Foals Be Dewormed?

Foals are at the greatest risk for internal parasites. Dr. Kenton Morgan offers advice for protecting them.

What's New in Equine Parasite Control?

Learn the most up-to-date information about when and how to deworm your horses.

How Can I Help a Sunburned Horse Feel Better?

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston shares how NSAIDs can help with painful sunburns and why talking to your vet first is important.

Pintos, Paints, and Eye Pigmentation

Dr. Nicole Scherrer explains how natural pigmentation can help protect a horse's eyes from sunburn.

How to Prevent Sunburn on a Horse's Nose and Lips

Dr. Nicole Scherrer offers recommendations to protect a horse's sensitive muzzle from UV light.

Sunburn vs. Photosensitivity: What's the Difference?

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston helps distinguish painful sunburn from potentially fatal photosensitivity.

Protecting Horses From Sunburn and Photosensitivity

Do you have a horse with pink skin? Learn how to keep him from burning this summer.

Equine Metabolic Syndrome Clinical Signs

Weight gain is a common sign of EMS. But what other indicators should horse owners watch for?

EMS Horse Hoof Care: Is Barefoot or Shod Best?

Vet and farrier Dr. Vernon Dryden offers insight into foot care for horses suffering from EMS-related laminitis.

Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Is There a Genetic Link?

Certain breeds seem more susceptible to EMS. Dr. Amanda Adams shares information about possible genetic links.

What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome?

University of Kentucky researcher Amanda Adams, PhD, gives an overview of EMS and how it affects horses.

Managing and Caring for the EMS Horse

Equine metabolic syndrome can cause obesity, insulin resistance, and laminitis. Find out how to care for your EMS horse.