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Exploring the Ethics and Legalities of Trimming Horses’ Whiskers

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., discusses why horses need their whiskers, even if having them means looking less polished in the show ring.

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Reduce Recurrent Laryngeal Hemiplegia (aka Roaring) in Horses

‘Roaring’ is a degenerative upper-airway condition in horses. Find out what causes it, how it affects performance and how to treat it.

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Chronobiology: Aligning Horse Training & Management with Nature

Research into natural internal rhythms in horses is unlocking information that can help in the timing of feeding, training, and other management decisions.

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The Unique Relationship Between Equestrian Coaches and Riders

Considering the risks involved in equestrian sport, the unique partnership between a coach and rider is like no other coach-athlete relationship in sports.

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Accident Protocols at Equestrian Canada Horse Shows

What happens if a competitor falls or is injured at an Equestrian Canada-rated horse show? Learn more about their accident and return to play protocols.

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The Latest Views on Navicular Syndrome in Horses

Navicular syndrome is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of horse owners.

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Advances in Equine Dentistry Improve Horses’ Oral Health

Fillings, implants, and root canals for horses?

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The Latest News on the Use of Cannabis in Horses

What you need to know about cannabis and horses.

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Increase Flexibility with Hip Stretches for Horseback Riders

Try these hip stretches for increased comfort and flexibility in the saddle.

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Infections and Neoplasms: Common Skin Condition in Horses

The main categories that equine skin conditions fall into are infections and neoplasms.