Behavior

Transition Turmoil

by Jennifer Paulson Trainer Brad Barkemeyer offers advice for retraining a horse that bucks or lurches into lope transitions. Read More


What Causes Hostile Behavior?

A mare turned suddenly aggressive toward humans may need systematic retraining. Read More


What's He Saying?

by Sandy Collier Certain kinds of behavior are clear signals from your horse. Here’s what they mean, and what to do in response. Read More


What Causes Hind-Leg Stamping?

An owner seeks answers about her gelding’s puzzling behavior. Read More


A Fix for Head Tossing

by Jennifer Paulson End head-shaking on the trail—and at home—with advice from clinician Steve Stevens. Read More


What Makes a Mare Attack Her Foal?

An owner wonders if her mare’s grouchy attitude poses a threat to a future foal. Read More


She’s an Angel… She’s a Devil… She’s a Mare!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Is your mare perfect one day and a demon the next? If so, you’re not alone. Learn steps that you can take to help manage your mare’s moods. Read More


Pain in the Neck

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Problems in your horse’s neck can cause a wide range of confusing signs. These steps will help you sort things out. Read More


How long have you owned your horse?

This month, we want to know how long you've owned your horse. Please click the link and... Read More


Horse Tries to Lie Down at Saddling

Why does this gelding begin to collapse when his cinch is tightened? Read More


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