Horses are not Antelope

How is it that horses, which have supposedly survived for thousands of years on their life-preserving, prey animal instincts, can manage to nearly kill themselves without any outside influences? We all have that uncle who is hard of hearing, and yet somehow manages to practice "selective deafness," as in they can here everyone being called to the table for dinner, but not the call to help clean up, right? Well, I think horses practice selective instinct.

Does Your Barn Need a Facelift?

You peer inside the ancient cavernous barn on your property. A long time ago, it was in good repair, but now it's a different story. The exterior is fine, but the inside has seen better days. Dilapidated stalls, victims of hard kicks, wood chewers and pests, are no longer safe for your equine charges. It's time to rebuild from the inside.

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2013 KWPN-NA Keuring Tour Will Showcase Future Stars of Equestrian Sport

The Royal Dutch Warmblood Studbook in North America (KWPN-NA), the continent's premier warmblood registry, proudly announces dates and locations for the 2013 KWPN-NA Keuring Tour. These annual inspections are the highlight of the year for United States and Canadian breeders of Royal Dutch Sport Horses as they have the opportunity to showcase their best young horses, and see the results of their passion and dedication for producing the next generation of equine sport superstars.

Mustad & American Farriers Journal To Recognize Volunteer Work

Many hoof-care professionals selflessly donate their time to several causes. Some farriers travel abroad to impoverished regions to treat donkeys used to transport produce. Others give their timeMany hoof-care professionals selflessly donate their time to several causes. Some farriers travel abroad to impoverished regions to treat donkeys used to transport produce. Others give their time

Letter to the Editor

I'm writing to let you know you have someone in far away New Zealand who checks in at your fine website every so often to catch up on the latest. Let me tell you, you are doing a great job!I'm writing to let you know you have someone in far away New Zealand who checks in at your fine website every so often to catch up on the latest. Let me tell you, you are doing a great job!

Ready to Roll – Conclusion

Hansma takes a proactive approach and makes a preliminary trip to the veterinarian's office. For his long trips, his vet usually administers approximately one gallon of mineral oil (through a nasogastric tube) to each of the horses. The oil acts as a lubricant, helping to keep everythingHansma takes a proactive approach and makes a preliminary trip to the veterinarian's office. For his long trips, his vet usually administers approximately one gallon of mineral oil (through a...

Cut your Fuel Cost

What do NASCAR, Indy racers, commercial airlines, the U.S. government and a few cowboys and cowgirls have in common? It's nitrogen-filled tires. It may sound sci-fi and futuristic, but they're here. Many over-the-road horse people have already discoveredWhat do NASCAR, Indy racers, commercial airlines, the U.S. government and a few cowboys and cowgirls have in common? It's nitrogen-filled tires. It may sound sci-fi and futuristic, but they're here. Many over-the-road horse people have already...