Everyone in the equine world has their own secret sauce for all things horse care related. We asked our featured professional Brad Barkmeyer what his go to strategies are.
You never know when an emergency may arise—be prepared by packing extra necessary items for your horse.
Stay organized on the road by keeping all necessary horse papers in a binder.
Challenge yourself! Have fun and test your knowledge of horse hoof health with Horse&Rider’s Trivia Challenge, featured in The Ride newsletter.
Find horse blindness solutions and learn to care for him in a way that keeps him safe from injury and happy to be alive.
Fecal tests for parasite eggs have become a crucial part of any effective deworming program. Here’s how to ensure that those tests are accurate and meaningful.
Enhance your horse’s health with regular dental care. Here, we tell you how to spot equine dental problems and how to find an qualified equine veterinary dentist.
Gain insight into three common problem bits with the potential to pinch, poke, or otherwise make your horse wince. Plus learn how your bit works on your horse’s mouth for a happier ride.
Learn about the underlying causes that may be the source of your horse's tail rubbing.
Problems in your horse’s neck can cause a wide range of confusing signs. These steps will help you sort things out.
Everyone around you has opinions about your horse’s hives. H&R’s contributing veterinarian debunks common myths about this condition.
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.
If you live in an area that experiences cold winters, use this winter-feeding checklist to help your horse stay healthy and colic-free. Plus: The Henneke Body Condition Scoring System, courtesy of Purina Animal Nutrition.
Your horse’s feet have a story to tell. Learn to read between the lines and determine whether that story’s telling you ‘I’m OK’ or ‘Help me now!’
Work with a knowledgeable equine foot care pro and consider all the options when helping your horse go shoeless.
Horses buck for various reasons. Here are solutions to help fix the problem, whatever the cause.
It may look worrisome, but in most cases swelling in a horse’s lower legs can be managed with a few simple steps.
After each ride, follow this vet-tested, 11-step technique to help keep your horse healthy and sound.
In summer’s heat, your horse might need an electrolyte supplement. Here’s what you need to know.
Follow these strategies, and you’ll help your horse grow the longest, most beautiful tail his genes will allow.