Whether you need to know how much dewormer to give your horse or how much you should feed him, knowing how to estimate his weight in pounds is helpful. Use Practical Horseman's handy online weight calculator to do the math for you.
When Deborah Borra made the leap from real estate and harp-playing to commercial Swedish Warmblood breeding, she equipped herself with as much business knowledge as possible. Written by Sandra Cooke for Practical Horseman magazine.
In the February '08 issue of Practical Horseman, veterinarian Javier Donatelli explains how to take your horse's digital pulse. Here, he shows you how to take it in another place--under your horse's jaw.
You can determine whether your horse is too fat, too thin, or just right using these weight guidelines from Dane Frazier, DVM, a past president of the American Endurance Ride Conference. Produced for Practical Horseman magazine.