The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Horse Transportation Safety Act, which is a major step in ensuring the safety of horses by banning the use of double-deck trailers in interstate equine transport. (more…)
We last heard from Ainsley and JJ pre-pandemic. Since then, life has been a roller coaster, and not just for the obvious reasons. JJ came up lame and, following many vet visits, there’s finally a diagnosis. (more…)
“We’ve published thousands of words on the subject of diversity and inclusiveness, but there is a gaping chasm between words on a page and real-life application. The diversity scholarship, as insufficient as it is and as imperfectly as we may have rolled it out, is a fledgling attempt to bridge that gap.” (more…)
A beloved, quirky racehorse named “The Player” makes a comeback from what could have been a life-ending injury to a new life because of his determination, the love and dedication of those around him and the expert care at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. (more…)
Every week Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to recognize those doing good in the horse world. Today we recognize Boots & Salutes Week, benefitting Equest’s Hooves for Heroes program, which helps veterans and their families transition from military to civilian life.
It’s summer. You know what that means? Yup. It’s hot out. Especially when you’re sitting on a large, heat-emitting beast. That’s why our sister site, Jumper Nation, brings you these great tips on how to stay hydrated and assess your fluid and electrolyte needs.
“Like many of us, Boomer now has to deal with a new normal where life is a bit smaller and, often, more stressful.” Boomer has months of stall rest ahead, but Aubrey Graham explores other options as she works toward the Makeover, “come hell or high water.” (more…)
As horse owners, we spend a lot of time thinking about our horses’ fitness and well-being, but how much time do we really spend focusing on our own fitness? The answer is likely not enough. Here are four stretches every rider should be doing to improve their riding. (more…)