With 2015 coming to a close and a new year of horse health news and articles ahead, The Horse’s team took a few moments to tally the 10 articles that received the most views this year. Covering a variety of topics related to horse health, the following articles received the most views over the past year. Did your favorites make the list?

What Do the Sweat Marks Under Your Saddle Mean?
Riders are always looking for a quick way to gauge their saddle’s fit. You’ve probably heard of—or tried—a few: The baby powder test, sweat mark interpretations, etc. But what are the sweat and dirt patterns under your saddle really telling you?

10 Early Warning Signs of Laminitis
It’s a painful condition that veterinarians, farriers, and horse owners have been racking their brains about for decades. Laminitis can cause permanent structural changes in a horse’s foot, leading to repeated bouts of disease and lasting lameness. In severe cases the coffin bone in the hoof rotates downward, potentially even puncturing the sole and prompting the decision to euthanize. But get this: Watchful handlers can actually detect signs of laminitis in its early stages and intervene before the condition becomes debilitating. Here’s what to watch for.

Beet Pulp FAQs
Beet pulp, a byproduct of the sugar beet