The Horse Staff

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care is a monthly equine publication providing the latest news and information on the health, care, welfare, and management of all equids.

Articles by The Horse Staff

The Horse 2017 Calendar is Here! Order Now

Each month features a question and answer from an Ask TheHorse Live podcast to make a practical addition to any barn. Read More

The Horse Readers, Staff Share Why They're Thankful

Take time this Thanksgiving to reflect about the people, experiences, and horses that you're thankful for. Read More

10 Skin Tumor Resources on

While some lumps and bumps are typically of little consequence, others can pose serious problems. Learn more. Read More

Tips for Preparing Horses for Cold Weather

Use these 10 veterinarian-approved tips for keeping your horse healthy and comfortable as winter approaches. Read More

Infographic: Sweet Itch in Horses

Do you have an itchy horse? Learn more about insect bite hypersensitivity with our visual guide! Read More

Enter's "Why Does My Horse Do That?" Contest

A video of your horse's behavior could win an evaluation by Dr. Sue McDonnell and a prize pack from Zylkene Equine. Read More

'Romeo' Tops's Sun-Sensitivity Contest Facebook fans selected Romeo as the overall winner of the "Help! My Horse is Sun-Sensitive" contest. Read More

2016 BEVA Congress: Friday's Top Tweets

Top take-homes from presentations on regenerative medicine, eye issues, racing performance and injuries, and more. Read More

2016 BEVA Congress: Thursday's Top Tweets

Top take-homes from presentations on laminitis, grass sickness, atypical myopathy, sedation, and more. Read More

Enter's Photo Contest for Sun-Sensitive Horses

Is your horse sun-sensitive? Submit his story and photo for a chance to win a prize pack! Read More

The Horse Launches New Program for College Students

Students can receive complimentary digital access to The Horse while enrolled at partner schools. Read More

10 Anxious Horse Resources on

Get tips on steps you can take to help soothe your horse's nerves and create a safer environment for everyone involved. Read More

10 Emergency Care Resources on

Learn how to navigate a variety of equine emergencies, from lacerations and colic to hoof and neurologic problems. Read More

Winners Announced for's Fly Mask Mishap Contest Facebook fans selected their favorite "Fly Mask Mishap" photos from the submitted entries. Read More

Ruidoso Downs EHV Quarantine Released

The release comes after 14 days with no new EHV-1 cases. Read More

10 Small Property Horse Keeping Resources on

Here are 10 resources to help you make the most of your land when keeping horses on small properties. Read More

Top Tweets From the 2016 Equitation Science Conference

A collection of tweets and take-homes from the 2016 International Society for Equitation Science conference. Read More

The Horse, Win Equine Media Awards

Of the four awards, two came in the same class in which was the sole entity recognized for excellence. Read More

Horse Dads: Fond Memories on Father's Day

The Horse staff and readers reflect on lessons and memories they've shared with the horsemen in their lives. Read More

Enter The Horse's Fly Mask Mishap Contest

Submit your fly mask mishap story for a chance to be featured on and be entered to win a prize pack! Read More

10 New Horse Owner Resources on

From feeding to vaccines and colic to lameness, here are some basic resources to get the new horse owner started. Read More

Infographic: Rain Rot

Learn about this frustrating contagious equine skin disease and how to prevent its spread. Read More

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, Horse Tests Positive for EIA

Thirty-four equids on the affected Enon Valley premises will be quarantined for at least 60 days. Read More

EHV-1 Confirmed in Erie County, New York

The Equine Disease Communication Center reported that three aged mares tested positive for EHV-1 last week. Read More

'Revel' Tops's Rescue to Rockstar Contest

Jessica Gonzalez's story about her former carriage horse Revel garnered 691 reactions from Facebook fans. Read More