Studies are limited as to how much pain a horse experiences during the process, but there are alternatives to make it less stressful.
Rather than trying to assume a position of dominance, humane equine training involves the basic learning principles of ethical equitation.
What does the FEI's ban on trimming whiskers possibly mean for the hunter ring where turnout is considered part of the judging criteria?
This exclusive excerpt from "What Horses Really Want" by Lynn Acton offers advice on how to be a considerate, comfortable, pleasant rider.
While we wish we never had to use physical restraints on our horses, unfortunately there are times it is necessary for everyone's safety.
Understanding the distinction between negative reinforcement and punishment points to why the latter is questionable as an effective training tool.
Mounted patrols have been on the front lines of recent violent riots; here's what's being done to protect and heal the horses.
The new Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act launched on January 1st - the first enforcement system of its kind in Canada.
The coronavirus lockdown has hit boarding and lesson barns especially hard. With little to no income coming in, fate of the school horses is in question.
A group of Calgary friends take up the mission of outbidding the meat buyers and rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses that are bound for slaughter.