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Best of EN: Must Pass PPE

“The solution is not black and white, not an either/or. The pre-purchase exam is a good thing and we encourage them, but it does not remove the responsibility of horsemanship and management from the buyer and trainers surrounding the horse.”

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An Old Horse’s Dream

“Maybe old horses, just like old dogs and even old people, don’t want to be forgotten or tucked away. They want to be part of a family. They want to be useful and needed.”

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Cognitive Dissonance: Why Horse People Have Such Strong Opinions

Callie King explores why it can be so difficult for people to change — even if that change means positive strides for them and their horses.

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Healthy Bars

While a common toast may be “To your health,” it isn’t often we see these two words together. There are, however, hopefully healthy bars in your life: your horse’s. In this excerpt from The Essential Hoof Book, authors Susan Kauffmann and Christina Cline explain how to best manage the health and care of the bars

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Best of JN: If Your Newly Retired RRP Thoroughbred Makeover Mount Could Talk

As the application deadline for the Thoroughbred Makeover draws near, many riders are acquiring their fresh off-the-track horses.

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Horsemanship with Lindsey Partridge: Making Waves in Horse Training

In this month’s training article, Lindsey Partridge of Harmony Horsemanship discusses how people respond to her use of

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Aftercare Should Not Be An Afterthought: Solutions For The Future

Here is the final installment of Natalie Voss’s look at Thoroughbred aftercare. In this article she examines what can

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Emptying The Ocean With A Teaspoon: The Challenges Of Aftercare

Natalie Voss of the Paulick Report looks at Thoroughbred Aftercare in this three-part series. She examines aspects of aftercare

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Best of JN: 10 Things Equestrian Professionals Do on Vacation

When equine professionals actually manage to take a vacation, here are 10 things they are bound to do.

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A Decade In, How Are We Doing With Thoroughbred Aftercare?

Natalie Voss of the Paulick Report looks at Thoroughbred Aftercare in this three-part series. She examines important aspects of

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Laying Down the Law: Don’t Leave Your Equine Career Vulnerable

“Many equestrian professionals will make a concerted effort to seek help from a professional to protect their business,

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Horsemanship With Lindsey Partridge: The Importance of Speed

This month, Lindsey looks back on her experience with Kibou at the Extreme Cowboy Racing Association World Competition

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Catch a Ride, Catch a Rider: Catch-Rider Is a New Job Site Just for Equestrians

Find out what’s shaking up the equine industry when it comes to jobs, finding perfect fits and catch-riders.

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Weekend Wellness: Consistency Is Key With Hoof Hydration

Tab Pigg, Certified Journeyman Farrier, Vettec, Inc., discusses how hoof hydration plays a role in hoof integrity —

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Kristen & Geoffrey: The Beginning

The 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover may be over, but Kristen reflects on the competition and reminds us that the Makeover really

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Op-Ed: An Update on the PAST Act

Marty Irby of Animal Wellness Action issues a call to action to get legislation that would end the

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Horsemanship With Lindsey Partridge: Be Patient

Lindsey Partridge talks about her trip to the Makeover, where she competed on two horses in four different

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Becoming Mentally Fit in the Barn Aisle

Getting a handle on the mental part of competing can be the hardest part of competition. Darby Bonomi, PhD, works

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Lifetime Member of the Adequate Amateur Club

“I shouldn’t have to stand at the rail of a show warm up, drinking a mimosa and watching

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