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Treating Equine Back Pain with Modern Holistic Modalities

Help your horse feel better with complementary, holistic treatments for back pain, including massage, chiropractic adjustment, acupuncture and more.

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Exercises for Teaching Your Horse How to Neck Rein

Trainer Jason Irwin shares exercises and tips for teaching your horse how to neck rein. Use these progressive steps to move to one-handed steering.


How to Cope When Your Horse Can No Longer do His Job

Many riders are faced with having to retire, re-home or re-purpose their horses at some point. Get help making and living with the decision.


Is There a Link Between Cribbing and Selenium in Horses?

Researchers still don’t understand exactly what causes cribbing in horses, but they now suspect selenium deficiency might be one reason.

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Tips for Recognizing and Treating Ringworm in Horses

Ringworm is a fungal infection, which can spread easily from horse-to-horse through direct contact, and can also be transmitted to humans.


Study to Determine Prevalence of Tick Borne Disease in Ontario

Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College are investigating Lyme Disease and Anaplasmosis, transmitted by ticks, and identifying geographic risk factors

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Feeding Horses Oils for Added Energy without Excitability

Oil is liquid fat, which is incorporated into many commercial horse feeds, or is used as a top-dress. Can your horse benefit from the added calories?


Canadian Sisters Take Cross-Country Horseback Adventure

Sisters Katie and Jewel Keca embarked on part two of their cross-Canada horseback ride in support of the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.


Exploring the Dominance Theory In Horse Training

The idea that a dominance hierarchy is critical to equine social organization and that we must act as alpha in order for our horses to respect us is flawed

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16 Days in Peru: Blog #9 – So Close … and Leaving Lima

The Individual Final was super-exciting, and once again it was a Brazilian, Marlon Modolo Zanotelli aboard the brilliant mare Sirene de La Motte, who snatched the gold medal (which seems to be a running theme at these Games). The silver was won not by the USA or Mexico, which you might expect, but by Argentinian José María Larocca riding Finn Lente, much to the delight of the fans waving the blue-and-white. Beezie Madden of the US snagged the bronze with Breitling LS thank goodness so that North America was represented on the podium.