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

Horse Arena Footing Facts

The footing beneath your horse’s feet affects his overall soundness. Discover what scientists are learning about footing and its connection to lameness and other health issues.

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Horse Leg Protection: Yea or Nay?

Weigh the risks and benefits of various types of boots and wraps before strapping them to your horse’s legs. Read more in the Riding Horse 2023 issue of The Horse.

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The Incredible Equine Neck

Find out how your horse can hurt his neck, risks for injury and disease, and associated therapies, so you can give your horse the best chance for a strong neck and an athletic future.

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