The Winning Edge


Beating the Heat at Horse Shows

Last week I returned from my one big out-of-town summer horse show adventure: two weeks competing at the new Tryon International Equestrian Center in North

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What’s Inside Your Athlete?

Chances are, if you’ve ever bought a horse with the intention of competing him, you had a veterinarian conduct a prepurchase exam before signing the

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The DIY Test for SI Disease

When covering veterinary conferences, there’s always that one presentation that stands out among the rest. At the 2014 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention held

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Does Your Horse Get a Holiday?

The entire month of December is a wash for me, riding-wise. Week 1 saw magazine deadline and AAEP (American Association of Equine Practitioners) Convention prep,

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Acupuncturing Away the Lazy

Once a month hosts a live “Ask the Vet” question and answer session on a specific topic. Usually when I’m listening in I’m one

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For Want of a 12-Foot Stride

Since starting Hannah under saddle three years ago, I’ve been willing her to either shrink or grow. A few inches shorter and she’d be a

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