Jessica Lefroy

Articles by Jessica Lefroy - 9 results

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Training

Improving Your Horse’s Focus with Mac Cone

Maintaining the focus of your mount is a struggle for many riders.

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Health

Navicular Syndrome: Using New Technology to Unlock the Secrets of this Complex Lameness

Improved diagnostic techniques offer veterinarians a clearer view of this complex, debilitating disease known as navicular syndrome.

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Health

Unravelling the Mysteries of Colic

Colic is the number-one medical cause of death in horses and it is almost entirely preventable through management practices and keen observation.

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Health

A Vital Skill: Taking Vital Signs

The ability to interpret vital signs plays a key role in knowing whether to monitor the horse on your own or to call the vet immediately in an emergency.

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Health

Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy: Magic Bullet or All Hype?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is where a patient is placed in a sealed chamber and exposed to oxygen at several times the normal atmospheric pressure.

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Hoof Care

The Top 5 Hoof Problems: Prevention and Repairs

By preventing and dealing with the following five common hoof problems, you can keep your horse sound and functional year round.

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Profiles

Francois Lamontagne: One Man Band

Show jumper Francois Lamontagne, of Quebec, is a skilled rider and trainer, who enjoys bringing horses up through the ranks himself and for others.

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Miscellaneous

How to Become a Professional Groom in the Horse Industry

Equestrian grooms Denise Moriarty and Meghan Button share behind the scenes advice on how to begin the journey to becoming a professional groom.

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Health

What Should You Do if Your Horse Experiences Colic?

Learn how to separate the facts from fiction when it comes to colic in horses, and how to give your horse the best chance of survival.