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Winner’s Circle Redefined: The Comeback of The Player

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.

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2020, You Are a Doozy: Aubrey & Boomer

“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.”

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Genetic Study Challenges Commonly Held Beliefs About Arabian Horses

An eight-year long genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some commonly held beliefs about the ancient breed — most notably that they contributed to the modern-day Thoroughbred. 

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Interpreting Unwanted Behavior in Your Horse

Lynn Acton explains how we often misinterpret our horses’ behaviors.

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True Hospitality: Libby & Spider

Henri Nouwen said, “True hospitality is welcoming the stranger on her own terms. This kind of hospitality can only be offered by those who’ve found the center of their lives in their own hearts.” Here’s what it looks like in the horse world.

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Helping Horses in Harm’s Way

Sharon Classen is a prominent equine and human physical therapist in Omaha. She has come to the aid

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Necessary Safety Systems: Jen & Louise

Every rider has their necessary safety systems — the things they never leave home without. This week Jen

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Feet and Physique: Brandy & Fancy

On the track a horse’s nutrition is structured to keep them lean and running fast. Becoming a ranch horse,

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Best of JN: The Value of Stressage, I Mean Dressage

“Dressage has been a whole new country for me, but the value of learning it has been almost

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The Next Big Thing: Horse Safari

Now that travel restrictions are beginning to lift and people are thinking forward to trips they would like

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Trust Your Gut: Aubrey & Boomer

“For the past couple months, every time I would turn out Boomer, I would watch as he galloped

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Op-Ed: American Horseracing is Addicted to Drugs, and It’s Time for an Intervention

The Horseracing Integrity Act is aimed at protecting American racehorses through uniform drug standards and enforcement in horseracing.

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The Power of Good Friends: Libby & Spider

“He was quiet enough that I also rode him the very first day. I’m not too embarrassed to

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Fun at Home: Here’s How to Match Music to Your Horse’s Gaits

Learn how to find your horse’s beats per minute so you can ride to music!

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Monty Roberts Reaffirms Commitment to End Soring as Tennessee Walking Horse Events Begin Amidst COVID-19

Marty Irby of Animal Wellness Action reminds us of the importance of getting the PAST Act on the floor

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Editorial: End Dangerous Transport of Horses in Double-Deck Trailers

The Horse Transportation Safety Act (H.R. 1400), first introduced in 2008, may have the opportunity to get off

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Best of JN: Reflections on Confidence — “You Cannot Be Afraid to Fail”

How equestrians cope with staying in the mental game of competing varies from rider to rider. In this week’s

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In Limbo: Jen & Louise

“… if there is a way we can tape a 2020 horse together, train in little bursts and get

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Horsemanship with Lindsey Partridge: Virtual Horse Competitions

Lindsey Partridge tries out a virtual horse show with her Mustang Valiente. Read how it went and determine

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Ask Christine: FAQS About OTTBs

If you’re new to owning an OTTB, you likely have a lot of questions. We’re happy to offer some answers!

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Building Confidence: Brandy & Fancy

This week, Brandy discusses moving out of comfort zones — both her horse’s and her own — in

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