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How To Care For Older Horses As Temperatures Drop

As horses age, they often need additional support and attention in order to maintain their weight, comfort and overall health through the cold winter months. Dr. Luke Fallon of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute spoke with US Equestrian about the steps horse owners can take to keep their senior horses healthy and in good weight this […]

Researchers Closer Than Ever To Cure For Laminitis

Laminitis is one of the most painful conditions a horse can endure and has robbed countless equines of not only their livelihood, but their comfort, mobility and ultimately their lives. It is estimated that up to 15 percent of horses will endure a bout of laminitis at some point during their lives, with as many […]

University Of Kentucky Researcher Working To Create Protocols For Head Injuries In Jockeys

Ask any jockey riding races if they’ve ever been hurt and you’ll likely get a laundry list of injuries they’ve incurred, including concussions. While a broken bone doesn’t often go unnoticed, concussions easier to overlook, and the cumulative effects of concussions can have a detrimental effect on a person’s life. This scenario has been in […]

Super 8 Motel Not Happy With Recent Equine Guest

A video of horse trainer Lindsey Partridge bringing her horse into the reception area of the Georgetown, Ky Super 8 Motel, and later into her room, went viral last week, but management of the hotel are not happy. Hotel management says that Partridge, who operates Harmony Horsemanship in Pontypool, Ontario, Canada and was in town […]

Certified Horsemanship Association Conference Scheduled For Oct. 26-29

The 2017 Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) International Conference will take place on October 26-29, in Lexington, Ky. Making this year even more special is 2017 celebrates CHA’s 50th anniversary. CHA is the largest certifying body of riding instructors in the United States and Canada. The conference offers something for everyone, with presentations from top-level instructors, […]

Horses Graze On Top Of Their Stable At Argentina Polo Farm

A farm in Argentina is taking a new approach to grazing their horses. Architecture firm Estudio Ramos designed a modern stale that not only boasts clean lines and an open-air concept, but a seeded roof, allowing horses to graze from above. Located in La Pampa in central Argentina, Figueras Stable is owned by professional polo […]

When The Storm Clears, Veterinary Challenges Remain For Horses Stuck In Flood Waters

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma flooded two of the largest horse populations in the United States. Texas has a million horses and Florida has a half-million. During the hurricanes, the major threat to these animals was flying debris, but in their aftermath, horses struggled through floodwater to survive. Floodwater is particularly hazardous because of the level […]

Old Friends To Auction Racing Memorabilia Items Prior To Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase

On Sunday September 10, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm, will host an exclusive live auction of fine art and choice racing memorabilia as a prelude to the inaugural Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase, Presented by Woodbine Racetrack. The Old Friends auction will be held for one hour, beginning begins at 3:00 p.m. (EST), at the Fasig-Tipton paddocks, located at 2400 […]

What’s Shakin’? Short And Long Term Effects Of Vibrating Platforms On Horses

Vibrating platforms have become quite popular with performance horse stables and even in some racing stables. While non-scientific evidence, such as user testimonials, suggests such therapeutic modalities have significant benefit to a horse’s performance, there is little scientific evidence to prove such conjecture as to whether vibrating platforms have positive – or negative – effects […]

I Owe You How Much? The Cost Of Shoeing Horses

Your farrier finishes shoeing your horse and hands you a bill for the work. You look at the bill, muster a smile, and grab your checkbook even though you may be thinking, ‘A set of horseshoes costs about $15 and he spent less than an hour putting them on. Why is the bill so much?’ […]