Planning for a Dressage Show Day [14-Point Checklist]

By |2023-05-01T13:08:11-04:00August 19th, 2022|Performance, Training|

Competing in horse shows can be stressful for both you and your horse. Trailering, changes in routine and exposure to new environments are all major stressors for horses. But with a little planning, you will feel more confident heading into the ring and be able to focus on performing and having fun. In preparation for show day, give your horse ample opportunities to practice loading onto the trailer and travelling to new locations. This will help your horse arrive at your competition in a calmer state.

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) in Horses – [Lung Bleeding]

By |2022-06-21T11:24:22-04:00June 21st, 2022|Conditions, Performance|

Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) is a condition that causes bleeding in the airways, commonly seen in high-performance horses such as racing Thoroughbreds. Horses that experience EIPH are known as "bleeders."

Joint Injections for Horses: How they Work & When to Use

By |2022-07-06T09:13:25-04:00March 25th, 2022|Horse Health, Performance|

Joint wear and tear is a part of every equine athlete's life. As your horse ages, joints naturally become stiff and sore - a process that is accelerated with heavy exercise. Joint injections deliver medication directly to the affected joints.

Top 8 Joint Supplements for Horses [Validated By Research]

By |2022-07-06T09:54:36-04:00March 11th, 2021|Horse Health, Performance|

Supplements targeting joint health are some of the most sought-after dietary supplements for horses, especially due to the high prevalence of joint injuries and deterioration later in life. But which equine joint supplements actually work and which are all hype? Many of the ingredients often touted for improving joint health have limited research in horses.

EGUS – Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

By |2023-04-28T14:57:34-04:00July 7th, 2015|Conditions, Gut Health, Nutrition, Performance|

Let's save the boring stats that every article discussing equine gastric ulcers quotes. If you keep your horse in a stall and/or do any level of training and you are still reading this article, there is an extremely [...]