Nicole Kitchener

Articles by Nicole Kitchener - 72 results

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Tack & Equipment

Breastplates & Cruppers: Front to Back Saddle Stabilization

Sometimes saddles just don’t want to sit still, sliding either too far backward or forward. Find a solution in correctly fitted breastplates and cruppers.

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Health

Rural Equine Vet Shortage

Rural Canada has suffered from an equine vet shortage for decades. What can be done to provide services to the far-flung horse owners in this country?

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Miscellaneous

Status Update: The Wild Horses of Canada

An in-depth report on the status of Canada’s free-roaming, wild horses, the challenges they face to survive, their supporters and those who oppose them.

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Health

The Changing Face of Laminitis

New research and more educated horse owners have resulted in many changes to the way laminitis, a devastating hoof disease, is triggered and treated.

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Profiles

2017 Heroes of the Horse Finalist: Brenda Fehr

Brenda Fehr was a top finalist for the 2017 Heroes of the Horse Award. Learn about the lives she saves at Dare to Dream Horse Rescue.

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Health

No Fly Zone

Today’s fly masks for horses boast a range of features from nose flaps and ear coverings to lightweight high-tech fabrics and UV protection.

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Health

Equine Gastric and Colonic Ulcers

Get the most up to date information on recognizing and treating equine gastric and colonic ulcers, which are more common than you might think.

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Profiles

Heroes of the Horse Finalist: Kathy Bartley

Learn how reading a murder-mystery led 2017 Heroes of the Horse finalist Kathy Bartley to open Bear Valley Rescue in Alberta with her husband, Mike.

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Health

Modern Treatments for Equine Arthritis

No horse is immune to arthritis, a debilitating condition caused by repetitive wear and tear, but modern treatments can help prolong comfort and soundness.

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Profiles

Nikki Walker Loves the Bays

Nicole Walker inherited the horse gene from her grandfather, Frank Stronach. She’ll be cheering on Stronach’s Delta Prince in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile.