Health

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


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


Top 10 Blood Tests

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn what blood tests are most meaningful to your veterinarian—and what basic lab work will (or won’t) tell you about your horse’s health. Read More


Rehab Done Right

by Alana Harrison Trainer Carol Metcalf provides strategic tips to help a reader safely and successfully recondition her horse for work after a long layup. Read More


Excess Gas in a Horse With Heaves

Is flatulence a sign of extra trouble in a horse with heaves? Might a hay steamer help? Read More


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


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