So. There it is. Flicka is lame. Flicka has been lame for more than 24 hours and you know your pocketbook is about to take a hit. But Flicka gets what Flicka needs. So a lameness exam it is. Here’s what you can expect once you’ve called the vet. (more…)
DeAnn SloanContributor#BREEDERS' CUPComments Off on Sadler’s Flightline and Pletcher’s Malathaat & Nest Are Poised to Dramatically Impact Racing History as Climax to the 2022 Breeders’ Cup Championship Series
Twelve-year-old Holly Heikkila learns early the importance of paying attention to her horse’s health. Read about how steamed hay helped her pony feel his best (and helped her qualify for The Royal Winter Fair!). (more…)
Having a good idea where your body is in space and being able to coordinate your aids while balancing is important part of riding. Laura Crump Anderson of Hidden Heights Fitness shows us two exercises to improve this:
Happy Halloween! Instead of starting off your day with a spooky post, how about the chance to win a Rhino® Plus HexStop Turnout Blanket with Vari-Layer? That’s exactly what’s up for grab’s in this week’s giveaway from SmartPak. (more…)
Congratulations — you’re the proud owner of a new OTTB! But one thing you didn’t quite expect? The fun and games of trying to get a saddle that fits. Fortunately for you, we’ve got all the advice you need, thanks to our friends at CommonWealth Saddles.
For the past four years, our friends at SmartPak have partnered with the BCRF to help support critical funding for cancer research. This year, they went a step further by connecting with one of the riders in their community.
Equine Asthma, commonly known as heaves, is a respiratory issue that can leave a horse struggling to breathe. It has ended the career of many an equine athlete. But Equine Guelph is looking into using stem cells as a way to treat equine asthma. Read on to learn more about this groundbreaking work. (more…)
Our top priorities as equestrians are to keep our horses happy and healthy. But how often do we miss subtle signs that suggest we can do more for our partners? Check out this new and exciting documentary that looks at Dr. Sue Dyson’s work on equine lameness. (more…)