Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA

Passionate about horses and science from the time she was riding her first Shetland Pony in Texas, Christa Lesté-Lasserre writes about scientific research that contributes to a better understanding of all equids. After undergrad studies in science, journalism, and literature, she received a master's degree in creative writing. Now based in France, she aims to present the most fascinating aspect of equine science: the story it creates. Follow Lesté-Lasserre on Twitter @christalestelas.

Articles by: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA

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Managing Laminitis: The Horse Owner’s Role

Discover why adhering to your veterinarian’s carefully designed laminitis-care plan is critical to your horse’s welfare and well-being in this article from the Winter 2023 issue of The Horse.

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Breeding Aging Mares

How to decide if your older mare is a good candidate for breeding and improve her chances of success. Read more in this article from the Winter 2023 issue of The Horse.

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What Does a Lame Horse Feel Like?

Do you suspect your horse is lame? Here we’ll show you how to fine-tune your riding senses to recognize lameness when you’re on your horse.

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