White Line Disease is a hoof infection caused by fungi, bacteria, or a combination of both that destroys tissue connection within the hoof. The disease gets its name from a powdery, crumbly, white residue that...» Read More!
Kathy Carter brings us a roundup of new developments in veterinary, nutrition and sports science. This week she examines injury rates, deep littered straw, equine life spans, traumatic injuries caused by transport and the Unwanted...» Read More!
Owners of grey, pale or partially white horses are faced with a certain level of heightened maintenance requirements. You find yourself buying purple shampoo in bulk, getting to the show especially early to wash off...» Read More!
Temperatures across North America have plummeted this weekend, and horse owners that may have been toughing out the winter weather in some areas of the country are choosing to stay indoors today. I can’t say...» Read More!
When I first bought Onyx, my Morgan gelding, my inner horse-crazy child was going absolutely bonkers with glee. Images of Black Beauty, the Black Stallion, and [insert other famous fictional dark horse’s name here] pranced in...» Read More!
As an owner of two young horses in training, I tend to worry about keeping them healthy and injury free. The “kids,” as I affectionately like to call them, love to tear around the pasture...» Read More!
‘Tis the season to vaccinate your horses against West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)! Veterinarians nationwide are advising horse owners to fight these mosquito-borne diseases...» Read More!
With warmer weather comes more opportunities to ride, train and show. With more hours in the saddle comes sore, hardworking muscles for you and your horse. While your tired body can benefit from a refreshing...» Read More!
Now that spring has finally arrived in Minnesota (a couple of months late, in my opinion), I was finally able to enjoy a much-needed trail ride in the sunshine with my horse. The skies were...» Read More!