Sunday, July 12, 2020

Anne Kursinski Teaches Consistent Riding and Having a Plan in her LAEC Clinic

BY JAMA LEIGH RIZZI It’s no secret that Anne Kursinski is a legend in the equestrian world, so I was tickled pink to audit her December 16th clinic at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center....

What to Do About Your Horse’s Summer Skin Issues

BY JESS CLAWSON We’re getting into summer weather now, and with no end to the rain in at least half the country, we’re all going to have to be...

Is He Lame or Just a Lefty?

Distinguishing Between Lameness, Weakness, and Sidedness By Keelin Redmond, DVM Talk to any rider, and you will hear it: “His left lead is better.”...

Babington Mills it… Better Feed, Better Bedding

BY SISSY WICKES Kevin Babington thinks outside the box. A career that includes an Olympic appearance  (4th individually in Athens, 2004), a European Championships Gold Medal, and too many Grand Prix victory gallops to mention...

Five Ways to Keep Your Horse in Top Form with the Veterinarians of Palm...

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA Owning or managing a horse is a responsibility that is equal parts caregiver and detective. One of the most difficult aspects of equine ownership and management is that horses can’t verbally...

Organizing and Spring Cleaning Your Barn During COVID-19

By Emily Randolph/BarnManager  Each year about this time, we like to share a new barn spring cleaning blog post. This year though, things are a bit different, and the...

Equestrian DIY: Valentine’s Day Horse Treats Recipe

BY OLIVIA KNOTT OF DIY HORSE OWNERSHIP I got a cute heart-shaped mini muffin pan and my first though was I should make horse treats with this. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I present to you,...

Dare to Change Disciplines

BY PATRICIA PAYNE Ever consider a career change for your horse? Don't be afraid to "look outside the box." You may discover your horse needs a change in order...

Shedding Season Survival: Get Your Horse’s Gleaming Coat Back

BY JESS CLAWSON It’s almost spring. Like I promised, winter doesn’t last forever. I can tell that winter really is ending, because all of my fuzzy yaks are just beginning the...

A Culture of Safety: Why It’s Important In Your Barn

By Amy Clever of Safety Check, Inc. Damages caused by injury to both horses and barn staff contribute to many unforeseen costs in the equine industry every...

The Science of Shavings

By Chapel Puckett Shavings are an integral part of any horse care routine – horses can spend a lot of time in their stalls. It is important to know...

Less Risk, More Reward: Get the Most Out of Your Next...

By Armand Leone Leasing is an attractive alternative to buying or selling a horse for many riders and owners because it is able to accommodate a wide range of...

A Lifetime of Love for a Lifetime in the Saddle

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Before she could walk, Lori Johnston was on the back of a horse. “My mom would throw me up on the saddle with her while she...

Tips for Shipping Your Horse in Hot Weather

BY EQUO We have had some widespread and prolonged heat waves the past few weeks. With the extreme temps, came a lot of questions about how to ship your horse safely. The experts at Equo...

How Healthy is That Hay? Six Tips on How to Know.

According to Purina Animal Nutrition, forage makes up 50-90 percent of a horse’s diet. And this usually means lots and lots and lots of hay. Because it’s such a big part of your horse's...

Pumpkin Pony Poptarts DIY

By Intern Vyla Carter Want Instagram worthy horse treats without paying too much? Then this is the DIY for you! This sweet treat will have your horse begging for more. With only a few ingredients,...

Understanding Equine MRI

By Paige Burkhardt Laing, BSRT(R)(MR)(ARRT), Owner/Operator of Equine MRI of MD, LLC Photos courtesy Kimberly Dean Photography Lame. What horse owner’s nightmares are made of. This...

Mobile Payment Options for your Equestrian Business

BY JESS CLAWSON If you’re a hardworking trainer, braider, or other horse professional, you might find that getting paid by cash and check is getting harder as our society becomes increasingly...

What Do You Wish You Knew When You Bought Your Farm?

Read this article in the May/June full issue here. "I wish I knew more about plumbing and drainage before we bought our farm. There is always a leaky or...

The Foundation for Creating a Strong Equestrian Business

BY PAMELA N. SAUL, CB You have decided it’s time to start a new business -- congratulations! You probably spent years as a kid hanging around the barn, graduating to a student intern or volunteer,...

Maintenance in the Downtime to Keep Your Horse Ready to Go

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Everyone is feeling some sort of ramification from COVID-19, whether you’re an equestrian industry worker, healthcare provider, store employee, first responder, lawyer or a small business...

How to Get the Most from Your Sales Photos

By Juliette Beauchamp I spent some time recently on a local Facebook group’s page looking at horses for sale, and was struck by how often the photos used in...