Subscribe Today

Health

Health

/Portals/_default/storm/taxonomy/ph-health.jpg?ver=2016-07-20-111306-800
Health

Looking for articles about horse-and-rider health? Check out these articles from top professionals about a variety of topics for equestrians such as sports psychology, common equine illnesses and senior horse care. We’ll also share articles about the latest findings from research in horse and rider health.

Understanding Ulcers

by Elaine Pascoe

Ulcers can be a common problem for many horses, especially those with active careers. Learn how to recognize the signs, treat the symptoms and keep this problem from recurring.

Health Update: Your Horse Knows When You’re Angry

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

Horse owners often pick up on a horse’s cranky mood from his body language, and the latest research is showing that horses can also tell when a human is angry based on facial expressions.

Discoveries in Equine Metabolic Syndrome

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

New light is being shed on this syndrome which often affects middle-aged obese horses and certain breeds.

Hyperflexion: Going to Extremes

by Elaine Pascoe

Research sheds new light on a divisive training technique.

Tight Nosebands May Cause Stress

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

Studies have shown that too-tight nosebands on bridles can cause stress and other health problems for your horse.

Horses Help Veterans

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

Research shows that therapeutic riding can bring relief to military veterans suffering from combat-induced post-traumatic stress disorder.

A Lift For Broken-Leg Recovery

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

Researchers are working on the development and testing of a unique robotic lift system that would take the place of a traditional sling for horses with severe limb injuries such as a broken leg.

Managing Wild-Horse Herds

by Sushil Dulai Wenholz

Researchers are working on a contraceptive vaccine for wild horses, in hopes it will cut down on round-ups and perhaps even eliminate them completely.

Managing Equine Allergies

by Elaine Pascoe

Equine allergies can be caused by a number of different agents. Find out about the signs, triggers and possible treatments.

On the Injured List: Common Problems for Show Horses

by Elaine Pascoe

Here are a few things you should know about some common injuries in hunters, jumpers and equitation horses.

Let's Get Social

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram

Twitter

PARTNERS
Save
Equine Network