Equestrian Life

Every day you see professional athletes sporting the latest in support wear, from knee braces to compression sleeves, or taped up with brightly colored strips. As amateur athletes and weekend warriors, we experience our own set of injuries and...
The strong, sturdy equines of Iceland are a truly unique breed of horse. That's because the country doesn't allow outside horses to enter the island, and once a native-born equine leaves, they are not permitted to return. The reason...
Late night emergencies are a reality of vet practice, and every practitioner has to learn to cope with them. Not every situation is life or death, and I don’t mind arriving to a patient who is not as bad...
Sometimes we feel that if we put all of our focus into one thing, we’ll excel at that chosen discipline or sport. But when you’re talking about young athletes and sports, studies have shown that taking a multi-sport approach...
The Tweedy family announced today that Helen "Penny” Chenery, owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, died yesterday. She was 95. pic.twitter.com/JNp91XS3RI — Secretariat (@SECRETARIATofcl) September 17, 2017   Penny Chenery, owner of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat, died on Saturday, September...
The 14-day-old foal skittered away from me and ducked under his mother as I tried to get a good look at his front legs. The owner was holding the huge mare, who was prancing and agitated. After her hind...

Better Homes & Boarding

I’ve lived the backyarder’s dream. For much of my life, the space behind my house contained a barn rather than a swimming pool. It wasn’t the typical Southern California lifestyle, but I reveled in it. Each morning when I...
Have you contemplated transitioning from backyarder to boarder? Are you moving your horse to a new barn? If so, here are five suggestions: 1. Don’t be a Complainer If you carefully inspected the boarding barn—which in my book includes snooping beyond...
Equine photographer Shelley Paulson can’t remember a time when she didn’t love horses. "When I started taking an interest in photography as an adult, naturally, the first thing I pointed the camera at was horses! Two passions combined to...
December 2017 Bright Lights, Rodeo City DIY Lariat Wreaths It's the Thought That Counts Vet Adventures: The Fragile and the Tenacious Quick Learners   November 2017 Fit Rider: Support in the Saddle Vet Adventures: Digging In Your Heels Taking the Lead Winter Wonderland Winter is Coming Going Bitless Winter Clipping Styles The Tortoise...
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