Surprise babies aren’t just for daytime television anymore. It appears the race world has its share as well. Beautatitsbest, a three-year-old filly trained by Derby-winning trainer Eric Reed, gave birth to a surprise colt late last month. (more…)
We all know horses constantly are looking for new and inventive ways to hurt and maim themselves. Fortunately, there is a way to minimize scarring when the inevitable does happen. Silver Honey helps. Read on to learn more. (more…)
In this excerpt from her book Riders of a Certain Age, journalist and horsewoman Fran Severn explores the challenges we can face when our significant others don’t accept the significant role horses play in our lives. (more…)
Last week we discussed healthy spring feeding tips for the underweight horse. Now it’s time to address how to feed the overweight horse when the grass starts to come in and there seems to be food to be had everywhere. (more…)
Do you have 90 seconds 2x a week to spare? A correctly done plank can go a long way toward making you a stronger, more effective equestrian. Laura Crump Anderson of Hidden Heights Fitness shares some advice.
“Baby, I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake … I shake it off, I shake it off.” Okay, so maybe that’s not quite what’s going on with headshaking in horses. Find out what really seems to be the issue: (more…)
Having a hard keeping horse can be frustrating, and putting healthy weight on can be daunting. Here are some tips from our friends at Kentucky Performance Products that will help with spring feeding for the underweight horse: (more…)
Okay, okay. So maybe horse shows aren’t actually the fairest of them all, but … as my own children dip their toes in the world of horse showing, I’m appreciating the lessons they are getting on fairness, competition, and sportsmanship. (more…)