End head-shaking on the trail—and at home—with advice from clinician Steve Stevens.
Is your horse playing hard to get? Learn some of the causes of this wayward behavior, plus how to recondition a horse that’s persistently hard to catch.
Is your mare perfect one day and a demon the next? If so, you’re not alone. Learn steps that you can take to help manage your mare’s moods.
Equine aggression in a ridden horse should never be ignored. Learn the causes plus some fixes you can apply from the saddle.
Learn what we really know about headshaking, a complex, confusing, and often frustrating condition.
Perhaps you play with your horse and no harm has come from it—yet. You should realize, however, that playing with horses can lead to trouble. Here’s why.
Wish your hot horse were more level-headed? Here are drug-free strategies to help him be as happy and mellow as possible.
Has everyone—trainers, farriers, friends— ‘diagnosed’ your grumpy horse with gastric ulcers? You should probably ask your vet for the truth about equine gastric ulcer syndrome.
Balky horses have reasons for their behavior. Here’s how to recognize root causes and overcome the different varieties of balkiness.
A horse’s eye is a window to his soul—or at least a good indication of how he’s likely to behave under saddle on any given day.
A mare turned suddenly aggressive toward humans may need systematic retraining.
Certain kinds of behavior are clear signals from your horse. Here’s what they mean, and what to do in response.
An owner seeks answers about her gelding’s puzzling behavior.
An owner wonders if her mare’s grouchy attitude poses a threat to a future foal.
A gelding’s sudden attack on a longtime barnmate may be symptomatic of failing health in one horse.
Horses buck for various reasons. Here are solutions to help fix the problem, whatever the cause.
How does your horse see the world? Take a ride with us and gain a little insight—from your horse’s perspective.
What does it mean when a horse engages in self-mutilation, and what can be done about it?
Is your horse calling the shots in the show pen? A multiple world champion tells how to correct and prevent this frustrating behavior plus improve the overall longevity of your show horse.
A mare pins her ears at other horses; her rider asks why she does this and how to correct it.
Expand your bag of “good-boy!” tricks and watch your horse’s performance—and his attitude—improve.
Trust is key with timid horses; bold ones need to develop more respect.