Seeking Shelter

Article and photos by Kailey Sullins, courtesy of Barrel Horse News Under a cloudless sky on a sunny spring day, not a bird chirped or a whisper of wind could be heard. It was quiet; too quiet. The Weather Channel had been warning for a week of the probability of a tornado. When Mary Ellen […]

Understanding the Equine Neck With Dr. Richard Wheeler

In the past, when a horse’s gait has felt off or lacking in its usual impulsion, it was often assumed to be an issue of lameness. Now however, thanks to the improved diagnostics readily available at the Palm Beach Equine Clinic (PBEC) and other top clinics around the world, veterinarians are able to more accurately pinpoint the problem area. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s not always in the legs or hooves. With increasing frequency, the horse’s neck is being diagnosed as the root of the issue.

More Than 400 Entries Set to Participate in 2017 KWPN-NA Keuring Tour

Fresh off a trip to the USEF Dressage National Championships where three of her KWPN horses competed successfully in the Young Rider and Young Horse divisions, KC Dunn is now busy preparing her Timbach Farm in Depauw, Indiana to welcome more than twenty entries from across the Midwest as part of the 2017 KWPN-NA keuring tour.

Identifying Choke in Horses

Learning to recognize the symptoms and identify the causes of choke in horses,will help you respond appropriately to get your horse comfortable and out of trouble. Choke is when pieces of food get lodged in the horse's esophagus. For a horse, choking is not as much of an emergency as it is for a human, since the windpipe is not blocked and the horse can still breath, however it is very uncomfortable for the horse.