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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. 

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To Ease the Stress of Estrus

For better behavior and performance, consider treatments and management techniques when dealing with a mare’s heat-related issues.

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Yes, Stress Influences Performance

In a recent study, scientists measured signs of resistance in horses, including headshaking, yanking on the reins and tail-swishing, to determine the extent that stress has on their performance.

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The News About Shoes

Technological advances in horseshoes and innovative concepts in shoeing practices have given new hope for horses with hoof problems and lameness issues.

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Fighting Laminitis

New research on a devastating disorder is leading treatment advances and prevention.

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Shoe for Soundness and Performance

Correct trimming and shoeing are essential parts of horse care. Understanding their core principles will help you identify a job well done.

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Tick Trouble

Learn how these disease-carrying insects can pose serious health risks for your horse.

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Combating Joint Disease

Degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthritis, is an irreversible condition, but careful management of symptoms will keep your horse moving freely.

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Frequent Feeding May Minimize Ulcers

Researchers discovered that providing horses with frequent meals—a task that can be aided by automatic feeders—can help reduce the occurrence of gastric ulcers.