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Innovative New Horse Shoes Help Prevent Hoof & Leg Injuries

Doesn’t it seem a bit strange that our horses have essentially been wearing the same clunky metal shoes since Roman times? Research has shown that although hooves are rigid, they are capable of a much wider range of movement than traditional iron horses...

Foal Gets Special Shoes To Help Him Learn To Walk

Susan and Robert Gilliland describe the newest addition to their family as a “blessing.” Chalee’s Dream Jet – Jet for short – was born to their beloved mare, Josie in May. Josie underwent surgery at Purdue University’s Larg...

New Hope For The Treatment And Prevention Of Laminitis

Laminitis is a debilitating disease that affects the tissue that connects hoof to bone. In the most ...

Study Helps Horse Owners Recognize The Facial Expressions Of Pain

90% of horses will be affected by lameness at some point. Experienced equestrians know the signs to...

Program Pairs Prison Inmates With Retired Race Horses

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is an innovative program that provides second chances to pri...

New Research Facility Promises Innovative Treatments For Pets & People

On June 2, 2017, Colorado State University will break ground on their newest state-of-the-art resear...

6 Tips For Improving Your Horse’s Coat, Mane, And Tail

Does your horse have a dull coat, a short mane, or a wispy tail? Part of it may be genetics, but the...

Learn To Style Your Horse’s Mane With These 6 Popular Designs

Do you ever look at a show horse’s mane and wonder how certain looks were accomplished? Some style...

4 Common Equine Skin Conditions & What To Do About Them

Finding a strange lump, bump, or bald spot on your horse’s skin is always concerning. Even if...

Farmer’s Uncanny Intuition Leads Him To Horses In Peril

Sometimes, Mike Lanigan swears the universe is trying to have a word with him. Maybe it spoke to hi...