Looking for a new event for the entire family? Consider mounted shooting. With its fast pace and levels of competition, it’s an event you can enjoy together. But before you can hit the course, you must safely expose your horse to gunfire. World champion gunslinger Kenda Lenseigne explains the steps to help your horse accept the unfamiliar sound of gunshots with the help of a group of experienced horse-and-rider pairs—what Lenseigne calls “the beehive method.”
Fires, floods, and hurricanes are just a few of the natural disasters that strike fear in every horse owner’s heart. Develop your evacuation plan to put your mind at ease.
Balky horses have reasons for their behavior. Here’s how to recognize root causes and overcome the different varieties of balkiness.
Lip twitching has legitimate uses, but ear twitching is detrimental and should be avoided.
Fear short-circuits a horse’s ability to learn. Choose training techniques that arouse your horse’s curiosity and willingness, not his fear.
If hay analysis isn’t an option, you might have to play the odds. Arm yourself with solid information to win the end game.
Have you ever used a grazing muzzle to reduce a horse’s risk of laminitis or colic from consuming too much green grass at pasture? Please let us know by participating in H&R’s Gallop Poll.
Here’s what you need to know about feed-through products that break the life cycle of those pesky flies.
Easy keeper? Laminitis-prone pony? Consider this handy item to enable pasture turnout.
Don’t get stuck with a muddy, messy, unhealthy living space for your horse this winter. Learn top tips for mud control from a veterinarian who’s seen it all.
Is your horse more at risk for laminitis in the cooler autumn months? Use our expert information to help prevent this potentially crippling disease.
At the first sign of a hoof problem, do you add a scoop of this mineral or that vitamin? Hold your horses! First, learn how to use hoof supplements wisely and well.
At the first sign of a hoof problem, do you add a scoop of this mineral or that vitamin? Learn how to use hoof supplements wisely and well.
Stay safe in winter conditions with these horse snow shoes
Hoof care in the winter gives horse owners many horse shoe options, including ice calks, snow rim pads, drive-in calks, borium, bubble pads, or even going barefoot.
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Before you hit the road for a lengthy trip, get answers to the 10 questions I’m most often asked about trailering horses long distances.
Don't leave your rig at a trailhead without taking these proven trailer-theft-prevention steps from our panel of experts and on-the-go trail riders.
This winter, hitch up your trailer, and head south to Long Branch Rest and Ride in Live Oak, Florida, for an ideal riding and camping getaway.
Here's how to turn your parked horse trailer into an all-purpose base of operations when you haul in to a show or other horse event.