First-Aid

Remedy for a Chafed Penis?

A new gelding’s problematic penis needs a vet’s attention and gentle cleansing. Read More


Key Considerations in Wound Care

An owner asks about wound severity, the usefulness of ointments, and causes of white-hair scarring. Read More


Horse Health by the Season

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Winter, spring, summer, or fall…all you’ve got to do is remember what your horse needs to stay healthy. Our seasonal guide will help you. Read More


'Old Horse' Quiz

Identify changes in your horse's health as he ages. This 20-question quiz from Equine Guelph helps you understand general management, hoof care, nutrition, dental care, and diseases and disorders in the senior horse. Read More


Wound-Assessment Q&A

Here’s how to evaluate the relative severity of a wound while you wait for your vet to arrive. Read More


Tales of Terror!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM These true stories from my files will make you rethink safety around the barn. Read More


Temperature Tips

Exercise can cause a normal rise in your horse's temperature, especially if he's exercising in the heat. If you fear he's overheated, it might be wise to take his temperature. Here's how. Read More


Own the Perfect Patient

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Teach your horse seven essential skills that will put him right on top of your vet’s ‘favorite patient’ list. Read More


Understand Hot and Cold Therapy

Your horse is injured, and you’re not sure if you should be running for hot water or an ice pack. Which is best, and when do you use it? H&R contributing editor and Oregon-based... Read More


Protection From the Long Haul

by Alexis Bennett Leg support ensures that your horse arrives at his destination with his best legs beneath him. Read More


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    Here are 10 hints for practicing over logs and poles to help you perform better in ranch riding and ranch trail classes.

  • Feel-Good Work for your Senior Horse

    Check out these tips for exercise strategies your old guy will enjoy and benefit from.

  • Seniors That Still Have It

    Age is just a number, at least when it comes to these six senior horses.

  • Lead-Change Precision

    Use my best lead-change drill to sharpen your horse’s lead change or banish bad habits, such as leaning into the change.

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