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Equine Massage: It’s a Relief!

Borrowing from human massage techniques, equine massages help to reduce stress and pain for the animal. According to research, massages offer recovery

Olympic Tradition is Rich with Equestrian Champions

So you want to go to the Olympics. It's going to take a heap of money and a dedicated group of professionals to help you make it, including a coach an

Hoof Maintenance Prevents Problems

Like human nails, a horse hoof requires proper nutrition, moisture, and trimming. Proper care helps to keep the foot healthy, improving balance and pr

Four Ways to Keep Your Horse’s Teeth Healthy

If your horse's teeth are hurting, he'll let you know. Several tell-tale signs will alert you that your animal needs dental care. If he's losing weigh

Top Three Ways to Keep Your Horse Healthy

Keeping your horse healthy is more than a notion. It takes planning and individualised care. Every horse has its own set of quirks, including preferen

Fancy Freestyle Routines Entertain Equine Enthusiasts

Freestyle dressage is an art form, as horse and rider work as a team to perform technically complicated routines to win high scores. The artistry is j

British Horse Racing Stopped Cold by Equine Flu

The BBC is reporting that British officials are set to resume horse racing in the UK after they worked together to ensure the safety and health of par

Three Steps for Successful Breeding

If you're a first-time breeder, there are several considerations to keep in mind, to ensure that your mare is healthy enough to bring a young foal int

Managing Manure

Every year, a horse owner will haul away about 12 tons of soiled bedding and manure per horse. Developing a system to move, store, and discard the exc

Remedy Foal Rejection

Your family's giddy over the birth of a baby horse. The elation subsides considerably when the mare rejects the foal. It doesn't happen often, but whe