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  1. Brrr!! Some Expert Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

    horse blanketed in snow

    Horse owners across the country are sick of it. The snow and ice, that is, and while we all hope that the groundhog has recovered from … READ MORE »

  2. Rescue Report: The Rescue-Horse Transformation


    I work with rescue horses, because I enjoy the transformational journey that takes place in the horse. At first glance, a rescue horse may look dirty, … READ MORE »

  3. Medicine In Your Barn: Veterinarians vs. the DEA

    Could an injection involve a trip in the trailer?

    There’s a looming problem for veterinary medicine.  If the DEA decides to enforce the Controlled Substances Act, our horses will suffer the consequences. It will prohibit … READ MORE »

  4. Does Your Relationship with Your Horse Affect Your Soul?

    horse book

    Want to become a better rider or have a stronger relationship with your horse? Then work on yourself to become a better person. This is the … READ MORE »

  5. A Home for Every Horse Introduces the Equine Comeback Challenge

    rescued horse

    How far can a rescue horse go? A Home for Every Horse (AHFEH) is going to find out with its 2014 Equine Comeback Challenge. AHFEH will team 10 … READ MORE »

  6. Learned Helplessness—The Dark Side of 21st Century Horse Training

    Show your support by simply wearing your helmet when you ride!

    Have you ever asked yourself, “What is my goal in training my horse?” Chances are, you have, if you find yourself frustrated with figuring out the … READ MORE »

  7. Sure, We Know Our Horse “Thing” is Healthy but This Book Helps Others Understand it, Too

    Smart Woman's Guide to Midlife Horses

    It’s O.K. to admit it here, because I am the same way and you know I will not judge you: If you love horses, then you … READ MORE »

  8. Reflections of a Horse-Crazy Girl Turning 50

    horse and young rider

    I turned 50 in January, and when I look back on the first five decades of my life, there is a distinctive  joy that is present … READ MORE »

  9. Helping Someone with Her Horsemanship? Make Sure You Do It Right

    teaching safe horsemanship book

    You’ve been riding long enough that some of your novice horse friends look to you for advice and tips. Maybe you’ve been asked to help at … READ MORE »

  10. Senior Horses: Take Extra Care When It’s Extra Cold


    Horse Journal’s Contributing Veterinary Editor Dr. Deb Eldredge has a wonderful way of turning the negative into the positive, with just a touch of a giggle! … READ MORE »

  11. Explore the Painful Truth: Your Horse Might Hate His Saddle

    saddle fit book

    Certified master saddler Jochen Schleese wants to spare you from feeling guilt because you’ve made your horse miserable. Schleese knows what he’s talking about. Not only … READ MORE »

  12. Humane Society: Congress Needs to Amend Horse Protection Act to Stop the Senseless Act of Soring

    horse with soring

    Do you love horses? Have you heard about the practice of soring? According to the Humane Society of the United States, “Soring involves the intentional infliction … READ MORE »

  13. Perfect Your Leg Position and Learn Proper Form for a Canter, Gallop or Jump from Bernie Traurig

    riding position DVD

    The first thought I had when I picked up the DVD “Developing Perfect Position” was, “Well, the hunter/jumper folks will find it handy.” I was wrong. … READ MORE »

  14. New Tool Takes the Guesswork Out of Horse Blanket Buying

    A horse wearing a blanket in snow

    Have you ever found yourself wading through dozens of turnout blanket options at your local tack shop, online or in a catalog wondering which blanket is … READ MORE »

  15. Hurry! Nominate Your Favorite Veterinarian, Trainer, Farrier or Stable Manager for the 2014 EQUUS Professional Horseman Award


    Want to recognize that vet, trainer, farrier or stable manager that goes the extra mile for you and your horse? Let them know just how much you … READ MORE »

  16. How to Cure Crookedness in Your Horse

    Straightening the Crooked Horse book

    Does your horse get crabby when you ask him to move forward? Does he ever act nervous for no apparent reason? Does he hold his head … READ MORE »

  17. How Some Simple Hardware Straightened This Filly Right Up

    filly in trailer

    What do you do when you realize your pride-and-joy of a horse is crooked? You fix it, that’s what. Sometimes this can be done by specific … READ MORE »

  18. Janice Dulak: Ride with Your Body, Not Your Hands

    Nine Pilates Essentials for the Balanced Rider DVD

    Quick, without peeking at the rest of this article first, can you name the nine body parts that are essential to riding a horse? Give up? … READ MORE »

  19. Test Your Pasture For Peace of Mind

    bay horse grazing

    Do you think spring is the only time you have to worry about the sugar level of the grass in your horse’s pasture? Think again. As … READ MORE »

  20. What Is An n-3 PUFA? And Why Should You Care? (Hint: It Has to do with Horses)

    Dr. Juliet Getty with horse

    We are big fans of equine nutritionist Dr. Juliet Getty here at MyHorse Daily. In addition to truly knowing all there is to know about equine … READ MORE »

  21. Those Tall Ears! Those Expressive Eyes! Isn’t It Time to Consider a Donkey?

    donkey book

    You love equines of all kinds, but don’t think you can afford a horse. Have you considered the more diminative donkey? After reading The Donkey Companion: … READ MORE »

  22. A Home for Every Horse Rescue Success Story: Hope and Jack

    woman with rescued donkeys

    For Patricia Beck of Astoria, Oregon, two donkeys are better than one–especially when the critters in question are brown-and-white Hope and a gray fellow named Jack … READ MORE »

  23. Wanna Try Your Hand at Western Dressage? Lynn Palm’s New Book Shows You How, Step by Step

    Lynn Palm Western dressage book

    For those of you who love the idea of Western Dressage, 2014 is starting off great: The United States Equestrian Federation has recognized Western Dressage as … READ MORE »

  24. Horse Rescue Report: Pasture Injury


    Cate Lamm’s rescue horse has come a long way, so when he shows signs of being lame, it’s just a bump on their road together. Cate … READ MORE »

  25. On Using Stud Chains to Lead a Horse

    Margaret Freeman, Horse Journal Associate Editor

    We all have our favorite tools — a treasured brush or hoof pick or manure fork or wheelbarrow that just seems to fit our hands better … READ MORE »

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