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Kara L. Stewart

Kara L. Stewart shared more than two decades with her beloved Arabian, Eddie. Their frequent walks on the trails in San Luis Obispo, Calif.; the daily turnout with friends Chief, Star and Viva; and the love of many human barn friends helped Eddie enjoy 30 bright and shiny years.

Feeding the Senior Horse in the Winter

Keeping weight on a senior horse can be difficult any time of year, but with the challenges of cold weather…

7 months ago


Improve Your Riding Through Your Everyday Life

For many of us, squeezing in riding time between work, family, home and other commitments means we may have just…

11 months ago

Developing Core Stability for Horse and Rider

Developing a strong core is a popular focus in fitness these days, for both horse and rider. The benefits touted…

1 year ago

Demystifying the Double Bridle

Riders transitioning to the double bridle for dressage or saddle seat classes can find it intimidating at first to handle…

2 years ago

Plan Ahead for Colic Surgery Decisions for Your Horse

Colic surgery. It’s invasive, astronomically expensive, and there’s no guarantee it will be successful. If your horse does make it…

3 years ago

The Retiree’s Workout Regimen: How to Exercise Your Senior Horse

The day may come when it’s time to retire your senior horse from riding, perhaps due to arthritis or an…

3 years ago

On Top of the World on Clydesdales at the Covell Ranch

The deliberate footfalls from your 1,800-pound mount punctuate the rhythmic squeak of your saddle. You wind your way up the…

3 years ago

Understanding Your Horse’s Brain

Thanks to recent equine neuroscience research, we’re gaining true understanding of the connection between equine brain function and effective training.…

4 years ago

Winter Survival Guide: How to Get Your Horse Through Winter

Winter horse keeping can be a real pain in the neck, no matter where you live and what challenges come…

4 years ago

Fit Rider: Three Horses, One Rider

So many horses, so little time. Keeping multiple horses fit and trained can be a big challenge when you also…

4 years ago