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Cynthia McFarland

Cynthia McFarland is an Ocala, Fla.-based freelance writer, horse owner and avid trail rider. The author of nine books, her latest is The Horseman’s Guide to Tack and Equipment.

Hitting the Road: Finding the Right Truck to Tow a Horse Trailer

For many of us, enjoying our horses involves transportation with a truck that can tow a horse trailer. Whether it’s…

1 month ago

Grooming Makeover Tips with Emma Ford

With show season right around the corner, it’s time for a head-to-hoof makeover for your equine partner. Even if you…

4 months ago

Using Parasitoids for Fly Control

You’ve no doubt heard the old adage, “fight fire with fire.” A similar line of thinking can be used for…

5 months ago

Daily Horse Dewormer

You’ve learned to use fecal testing and you know horses should be dewormed according to their individual needs, and not…

5 months ago

Eco-Friendly Horsekeeping

You drive a gas-saving vehicle. You bring cloth bags to the grocery store. You turn off the faucet while brushing…

1 year ago

Ringside Grooming Kit Checklist

There’s no need to tote everything but the kitchen sink to the show ring with you. Professional grooming expert Liv…

2 years ago

Pro Tips for Better Horse Show Grooming

You’ve put in countless hours of training and practice. Your horse is fit and ready. Now he needs to look…

2 years ago

Regional Parasite Control for Horses

Question: When was the last time you had a fecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) done on your horse? If…

2 years ago

Why Dewormer Rotation Is Over

Dewormer Rotation Unfortunately, there are plenty of horse owners still following an outdated program (from the 1960s!) of deworming by…

2 years ago

Core Equine Vaccines

There are five horse diseases for which the vaccines are considered core, or essential, for all horses in North America:…

3 years ago