Hello members! No fooling, it’s April already! Where is the year going? We had a great turnout for our March meeting and I think everyone enjoyed our St. Patty’s corned beef dinner as well as playing “HORSE” bingo. Lots of … Continue reading →
Learn more about how veterinarians diagnose and rehabilitate horses suffering from kissing spines in this article excerpt from the October 2020 issue of The Horse. The post Close Contact: Kissing Spines in Horses appeared first on The Horse.
Whether it’s pulling a plow or a buggy, going for a pleasure drive, or contending a combined driving event, driving poses health considerations both similar to and distinct from those encountered with your typical sport horse. The post Caring for Driving Horses appeared first on The Horse.
Dr. Clair Thunes, an independent equine nutritionist, answers some of our readers' most common questions about feeding older equines. Learn about senior feeds, feeding older horses with metabolic disease, helping horses gain weight, and more. The post Feeding Equine Elders appeared first on The Horse.
Equine adventurer, trainer, and author Tik Maynard got the chance to watch a “scenting” horse used for search and rescue in action. Here’s what happens when you let a horse follow her nose. The post The Nose Knows: How Horses Can Help With Search and Rescue appeared first on The Horse.
Learn how to assess your senior horse's quality of life and know when it's time to let go in this excerpt from the October 2020 issue of The Horse. The post Senior Horses: Living the Good Life appeared first on The Horse.
The horse’s body possesses approximately 700 muscles that control movement. By understanding how horses’ muscles contract to produce movement, you can formulate training and rehab strategies. The post Understanding the Equine Muscular System appeared first on The Horse.