Norwalk, Conn. (October 1, 2019) — EQUITANA USA and the Kentucky Horse Park are pleased to announce that ticket sales for next year’s premier horse industry event are now open. The EQUITANA USA show will be held Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The event […]
Road to the Horse has a passion for education. From its inception in 2003, Road to the Horse has been driven to inspire and educate fans on the fundamentals of natural horsemanship. Creating a solid foundation is a key principle of Road to the Horse and there is no place more fitting for education, than […]
The love of horses withstands the test of time and we all dream of riding until we can no longer saddle up and gallop away, but partaking in such a dangerous sport can put a damper on those dreams as the years go on. For Deanna Ross, 67, Jill Truitt-Langan, 63, and Agnita Knott, 69, […]
As a follow-up to last month’s column about the condition of cryptorchidism in young stallions, this month we will look at your options for treatment. The saying goes that sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease, but I would say the opposite is the case for cryptorchidism. You may not have had the […]
Finding the right youth horse for your child is no easy task, and starting the process is both daunting and exciting. Sherry Cervi, Nellie Miller and Leslie Kinsel can help you get looking with their best horse-shopping tips for parents. Article by Barrel Horse News Whether it’s your child’s first horse, a step-up horse or […]
Horsepeople have particular quirks and tireless nuances that make us create chores like ride, clean, feed, water, repeat. It may not make sense to the outside world, but horse owners and enthusiasts just get it. Article by Western Horseman Those of us who enjoy horses, well, we’re just a little different from the rest. I […]
by Gayle Ecker Fall and winter is a time of lovely colors, family get-togethers and winding down the busy show season. However, it is often a time of increased colic calls to veterinarians.
by Dr. Juliet Getty, Getty Equine Nutrition LLC Thirty to 90 minutes in the sun will give the average person all the required daily vitamin D. But a horse’s hair coat alone creates such a significant barrier to absorption that it typically takes 5 to 8 hours of exposure
Are you tired of passing up vacations or weekend trips because of your horses? Well, you're not alone. Finding a competent horsesitter is a dilemma faced by thousands of owners. Basically, you have four options; stay home, find a local boarding stable, ask a friend, or hire a professional horsesitter.
by Faith Meredith Riders use a combination of influences to communicate with their horses. Within equestrian tradition we refer to these influences as "aids" and we further subdivide them into "natural" and "artificial" aids.