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How to Handle Horse Trailering Emergencies

Knowing what to do—and what not to do—in a horse transport incident can mean the difference between a positive outcome and tragic ending. Read more in this article from the Fall 2023 issue of The Horse.

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Shake Off the Winter Doldrums and Get Back in the Saddle

Is My Neurologic Horse Safe to Ride?

The decision about riding horses recovering from EPM and other diseases, one vet says, involves balancing rider safety, liability concerns, and animal welfare.

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The Accident-Prone Horse

Is your horse accident-prone? Our sources share how to manage these Bubble-Wrap-worthy equids and the best ways to avoid problems in the first place.

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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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Transitioning Your Horse to Outdoor Living

Horses on all-day pasture have more opportunities than stalled horses to meet their ethological (behavioral) needs, researchers say. Here are some things to consider and tips for making the switch.

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