Susan Stafford-Pooley

Articles by Susan Stafford-Pooley - 19 results

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Equine Ownership

Housing Options for Horses

You may be able to switch it up a bit - pasture board your horse at a friend's place in the summer, then move to another facility for the winter.

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Equine Ownership

Your First Horse

After years of begging and pleading, working and saving, your parents have finally agreed to buy you a horse! Now what do you do?

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Breeding

The Slip

Maintaining an equine pregnancy can be tricky; complications can occur with natural and artificial conception, this article highlights causes of the "slip".

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Health

Tick Talk

Learn how to recognize the symptoms and protect your horse, plus what researchers are doing to help identify and prevent diseases stemming from ticks.

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Online Exclusives

Johnny Bear: Horse of a Lifetime for Brjnas

Ashlee Brnjas started riding hunters but now she trains world-class racehorses like Johnny Bear who is running in the 2018 Pattison Canadian International.

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Training

Desensitizing Methods 101

Here are a number of techniques – some of which are effective, and some which need to be shelved permanently in the name of “desensitizing” horses.

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Profiles

Ainsley Vince is Hanging Tough

After suffering multiple horse-related concussions, professional equestrian Ainsey Vince speaks on injury, recovery and what her life is like now.

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Profiles

Sam Walker: The Big Eq Kid Strikes Again

Sixteen-year-old Sam Walker, from Ontario, had a stellar 2018 season, culminating with an historic ASPCA Maclay National Championship win.

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Profiles

Janet Konyer: All in the Family at Lookout Farm

Janet Konyer was a new face on the grand prix dressage scene last year riding a horse born and raised on her Lookout Farm in Belwood, Ontario.

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Profiles

Struck Apparel: Stylish and Functional Designs for Equestrians

Struck Apparel creators Ashley Glanc and Kevin Maxie have turned their passion for style and function into a thriving equestrian apparel business.