Equine Body Condition Score

There has been much discussion and many papers presented on Equine Metabolic Syndrome and how weight gain and obesity in horses should be avoided to prevent such ailments as insulin resistance, increased insulin and leptin blood levels and laminitis, but how many of us actually know the basics of equine body condition scoring?

Helmet Safety: What does ASTM/SEI mean?

There are may excuses for not wearing a helmet when you ride, but are any of them good reasons?  The quietest, most well trained horse can cause injury and wearing a helmet will help protect the one part of your body which cannot be repaired – your brain.  So, when you...

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