The Importance of Balance in Reining Horses

While I lived in Lexington, I had the privilege of getting to work with leaders in the equine health industry in many facets. I've always enjoyed talking with Stuart Muir, resident farrier at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. Stuart is a wealth of information when it comes to the horse's hoof, so when he knows … Continue reading The Importance of Balance in Reining Horses

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Give Your Horse a Winning Smile

Just as with humans, a horse's teeth are the most important component to overall wellness. If they're not probably cared for, their health can deteriorate--his coat can become dull and lifeless, weight can drop, and his behavior will be affected. That's why equine dental health is so important. In this article, written for Western Horse … Continue reading Give Your Horse a Winning Smile

#ThrowbackThursday: Through the Equine Looking Glass

**Originally published during my internship with the American Quarter Horse Journal in 2006.   Through the Equine Looking Glass Corneal ulcers can do more damage than you think. One fall morning, my American Quarter Horse mare, Skips Satin Lark (aka “Lark”), didn't seem to have the same bright eyes that she normally had. I also noticed significant … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday: Through the Equine Looking Glass