The Winning Edge


Hannah and the Clone

I’m sure many of you are aware of the clone wars that have ensued recently between the American Quarter Horse Association and owners/breeders of cloned

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Relocating a Show (or Any) Horse

This winter I’ve made the tough decision not to show my hunter, Lily, at Florida’s 12-week Winter Equestrian Festival. Okay, realistically it wasn’t too difficult

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Trending: Joint Injections

Joint injections puzzle me. I’ve seen them administered to aging sport horses whose hock joints don’t function as fluidly as they once did. I’ve heard

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Summer’s Foot Frustrations

“The summers are so nice here, maybe I’ll move my barn to Kentucky,” I heard a hunter/jumper trainer from Texas say–only half-jokingly–last week. Indeed, the

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Horse Sport Psychology 101

Michael Jung was the clear favorite going into the 2012 London Olympics. The German eventer was riding a hot streak after claiming gold at the

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From Show Ring to Breeding Shed

If you’ve ever owned a particularly talented or head-turning mare, you might have imagined breeding a carbon copy of her so you could continue enjoying

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Safeguarding Show Horses: Impossible?

Horses are magnets for mischief–we all know this. It’s the reason currently hosts more than 32,000 articles to help you safeguard your steeds. Still,

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Sport Horse Science

There are few places as horsecentric as Newmarket, England, a small town 90 minutes north of London known for its prestigious race meets and first-class

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Conditioned to Run

I can’t vouch for the rest of the country, but here in the Bluegrass there’s an air of excitement and anticipation: It’s Kentucky Derby Week.

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No Four Feet Are Alike

Magazine deadline weeks at The Horse consist of much proofreading, fact checking, and vetting of stories and images–literally. While turning out the May issue, for

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EHV-1 Down Florida Way

The sport horse industry has been on high alert in the wake of several confirmed equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) cases at racetracks, horse shows, and fairgrounds

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