Book Excerpt

A Common (and Costly) Farrier Mistake

In this excerpt from Shoeing the Modern Horse by Steven Kraus, CJF, and Katie Navarra, the head of Farrier Services at Cornell University explains one of the ways things can go wrong when you hire a farrier, and what to watch for to keep your horse sound.

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Amanda Uechi Ronan

So You Think You Can … Be An Equine Photographer?

“So You Think You Can…” is a new series that highlights jobs in the horse industry. We’ll speak to professionals and figure out what it takes if you’re interested in a career change. This week we discuss equine photography.

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Aubrey Graham

Thoroughbred Logic: The Barn Beer Hack

Anyone who has ever had a horse — Thoroughbred or not! — has likely said, “This horse is going to drive me to drink.” For those of you who do imbibe, this week’s Thoroughbred Logic offers a sometimes quite necessary barn hack (and let’s be honest, it’ll work for your soda cans, too).

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DeAnn Long Sloan

Thursday Video: Hanging With the Locals

You never know what you’ll run into on a horseback ride…

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DeAnn Long Sloan

4-Minute Listen: The History of Black Equestrian Erasure

Last summer, NPR’s Ailsa Chang spoke with Katherine Mooney, author of the book Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack, about the erasure of African-Americans in the equestrian world. It’s an amazing 4-minute listen!

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Contributor

Pegasus World Championship Races and Eclipse Awards Fill Action Packed South Florida Weekend

Get a recap of the Pegasus World Championship Races with Dr. Gregory Beroza, aka HorseDoc ‘Talking Horses.’

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Amanda Uechi Ronan

Barn Aisle Chats: Photography With Kaylee

Barn Aisle Chats is a new series where we will meet equestrians from all walks of life and disciplines. Today, we chat with Kaylee about equine photography.

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DeAnn Long Sloan

‘Oh Crap’ Monday: Mud Season

Monday already is the crappiest day of the week…

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Marcella Gruchalak

Mythbuster Monday: Horses Learn to Crib From Other Horses

On Mythbuster Monday, we tackle a variety of equestrian myths to either bust or confirm. Today’s discussion: Do horses learn to crib from other horses?

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SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Treating Thrush in Horses

For those who are lucky enough to live in dry climates — or even cold climates at this point — thrush isn’t that much of a concern right now. But for those of us in the throes of mud season, it’s a constant concern.

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