Lameness

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


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


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


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


A Foundation for Success

by Bob Avila A horse’s soundness and ability to perform depend on his feet. Read More


Image That!

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Learn how high-tech imaging options can take the mystery out of your horse’s foot-related lameness. Read More


Speed Events With an Old Bow?

A rider wonders if barrel racing will re-injure her gelding’s healed bowed tendon. 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


The Lame Horse: Back to Basics

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Is your horse lame? Confused and frustrated by the proliferation of diagnostic tools and treatment options available today? Relax. We’ll show you how good, old-fashioned horsemanship may still be the most important part of his recovery plan. 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


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