D.J. Carey Lyons

D.J. Carey Lyons is a lifelong resident of Chester County, Pa. She also has written for USDF Connection, Practical Horseman, Equine Images, and Dressage & CT.

Articles by: D.J. Carey Lyons

Summer Horse Health Tips

Help Your Horse Beat the Heat

As tough as steamy summers can be on humans, they can be even harder on horses. Two veterinarians share tips on how to help your horse beat the heat this summer.

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senior horses; senior horse hearts

Care Strategies for Senior Horses

Aging for horses means strength and flexibility diminish, as well as the body’s ability to handle infection. Still, there are steps owners can take to keep senior horses happy and healthy.

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Medical Colic Management: What to Know

An Unwanted Impact

A look at how and where impaction colic happens and what measures might reduce a horse’s risk.

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Biosecurity on the Road

At home, your horse lives in an environment that you or barn staff strive to keep “biosecure,” or well-defended against infectious disease. But when you and your horse head off property, you’re taking him out of that controlled environment and exposing him to unfamiliar horses and possibly illness. Here, we discuss ways to protect your horse from infectious disease when traveling

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