Katie Navarra

Katie Navarra has worked as a freelance writer since 2001. A lifelong horse lover, she owns and enjoys competing a dun Quarter Horse mare.

Articles by: Katie Navarra

Getting Ahead of Thrush

Learn about this common hoof condition from farriers and horse owners who have managed it. Read more in The Horse‘s Preventive Care 2024 issue!

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Handling the Head-Shy Horse

Determine why a horse is head shy, and then use learning principles to reverse the behavior. Learn more in this article from the Summer 2023 issue of The Horse.

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4 Horse Hoof Hardening Tips

Overly moist, as well as dry and brittle, hooves tend to break and bruise. They can leave horses footsore or make holding shoes difficult. Here, veterinarians and farriers offer advice on hardening your horse’s hooves.

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Get a Jump-Start on Fly Season

Practicing smart insect control tactics year-round can help you keep populations under control. Read more in this article from the Spring 2023 issue of The Horse.

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