Health

Gallop Poll: Do You Do a Riding-Fit Workout?

With this survey, we want to know if you regularly work out in order to boost your fitness for riding. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the May 2017 issue of Horse&Rider. Read More


Repurposed Dish Brush

Though mud and muck might be your wintertime reality, don't let that get in the way of clean white points. Here's how to clean up whites quickly for a late season event. Read More


Ease Hoof Pain

If your horse is constantly sore, check out products to solve the problem rather than let your horse suffer through constant pain. 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


Cutting-Edge Cures

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Could one of the new regenerative therapies heal your horse’s soft-tissue injury? Get your answers here. Read More


What Causes Hind-Leg Stamping?

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


Winter Grooming

Freezing temperatures, heavy snow, and slippery ice present horse owners with a host of concerns for the safety and comfort of their animals. However, most horses thrive in the winter weather. Taking... 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


Gallop Poll: Your Horsekeeping Arrangement?

With this survey, we want to know how you keep your horse or horses—that is, where you stable them. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the April 2017 issue of Horse&Rider. Read More


Genetic Testing: Black, White, or Shades of Gray?

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn details about five-panel genetic testing and its positive influence on breeding decisions. Read More


Remedy for a Chafed Penis?

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


Quarter-Crack Q&A

Quarter cracks can be a frustrating problem. For real-world answers, we turned to Bob Smith, owner of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School in Plymouth, California, and a member of the... Read More


Grazing Muzzle

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer A grazing muzzle may look mean, but it's actually a kindness to your horse if he'd otherwise miss out on pasture time Do you have this dilemma? You want to turn your horse out, because... Read More


Foot Power

Provide a well-balanced diet appropriate for your horse's age and workload to help keep his feet healthy. When his diet is on point, so too will be his hoof growth...usually. Some... Read More


Healthy Feet for Happy Trails

by Heather Smith Thomas Excellent hoof care is essential for all horses, but especially for those that travel the trail. Here’s what you need to know. Read More


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