One of my favorite casual pastimes is perusing sale videos of horses that pop up on my feed. It’s somewhat of a curiosity thing – I enjoy learning what it is you should be looking...» Read More!
One of my favourite exercises to help with a multitude of skills for jumping . Particularly good for improving canter rhythm, accuracy (being central over rails and learning to ‘see ‘ distances ) steering with...» Read More!
“Respiratory health is essential to performance,” stresses Dr. Emmanuelle Van Erck Westergren of a key focus at her Equine Sports Medicine Practice in Waterloo, Belgium. The prominent veterinarian and thought leader spent 15 years engaged...» Read More!
Jonelle Price’s words in this interview with FEI TV’s Equestrian World web show are worth writing on my mirror: “It’s amazing what you can achieve with a bit of dogged determination and a lot of...» Read More!
Competition has resumed in much of the United States and schooling shows and clinics are cropping up on Canadian calendars. Yet, the school horses who likely put riders on their equestrian path in the first...» Read More!
The latest addition to the United States Equestrian Federation’s Learning Center video library covers a topic close to Haygain’s heart: respiratory health in competition horses. In the video, veterinarian, dressage rider and USEF member Wren...» Read More!
Saddle Up 4 The NHS is an exciting new charity initiative that’s been launched by our friends at luxury saddlery company Voltaire Design in conjunction with the Royal Windsor Horse Show, and is intended as a vehicle to...» Read More!
Does your horse shake his or her head excessively while under saddle? It is possible that “headshaking” could be the problem! Also known as trigeminal nerve-mediated headshaking, it is a disease that occurs spontaneously and...» Read More!
Meg Kepferle described it best when she called this past weekend “eventing in the time of [Co]rona”. Eventing kicked back into recognized gear this weekend with three events running, and life looked a little bit...» Read More!
The horse world is cautiously getting back on the road as competitions re-emerge on June calendars. Productive horse people likely spent some of the pandemic doing horse trailer maintenance: checking breaks, tires, interiors, hitches and...» Read More!
It’s widely known in the equestrian world that horsemanship skills and horse sense in a business context don’t always go together. They do at Whillans Equine, where 24-year-old hunter/jumper trainer and barn owner Emma Whillan’s...» Read More!
When you look at the respiratory system of a horse and human side by side, you may struggle to spot any significant differences at first glance – both include structures such as the nostrils, nasal...» Read More!
Looking back – Jonelle Price and Classic Moet's 2018 cross country performance Two weeks today would ordinarily have been the day of the world famous Badminton Horse Trials cross country phase – a huge favourite...» Read More!
It’s relatively easy to open up Instagram and find a slew of new products and pieces of equipment promising to make your horse perform or feel better. And while innovation is a wonderful addition to...» Read More!
1. Health and optimal performance are important for horses at all levels – You may see horses at top levels of competition using FLAIR Strips and think it’s only for them. But, horses in all disciplines...» Read More!
Horses perform incredible athletic feats, most of the time while also carrying a rider as they run fast, run for long distances, perform complex movements and more! They are certainly amongst the elite of the...» Read More!
The recent warm weather suggests that spring is here – along with daffodils, rich spring grass and an increased concern about laminitis. Managing horses and ponies prone to or at risk of laminitis will be...» Read More!
By Drs. Kathleen Ivester and Laurent Couetil, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine For nearly as long as horses have been domesticated, the relationship between barn confinement and respiratory disease in the horse has been recognized. This relationship is...» Read More!
In thanks to horse owners risking their own health to fight COVID-19, Haygain is offering a 15% discount on its horse health products to all first responders. The offer applies to its three high-temperature hay...» Read More!
Bugs, heat, humidity, shedding, gunk, all sorts of situations can cause your horse to be itchy. What can you do? Of course, we see someone else’s horse that never seems to be bothered, yet your...» Read More!
One of the best tools for achieving balance and self-carriage is the shoulder-in movement. A basic yet challenging lateral movement, the shoulder-in is famous for its effects of lifting the front end and creating more...» Read More!
It’s become such second nature to whip out my phone, pull up Amazon, and order a frightening amount of items scheduled to be delivered in an equally frightening short amount of time. I can still...» Read More!
Posted by Kyle Carter on Thursday, March 26, 2020 Who what’s Madison Park been up to since his retirement three years ago? Having a crack at the lower levels, and obviously killing it, but now Kyle Carter...» Read More!