An equine sports medicine specialist shares how footing can impact soundness and offers footing selection advice.
Gabriela Blakeley and her 13-year-old Arabian gelding won the Western States Trail Ride’s 66th edition.
The COVID-19 pandemic stalled many 2020 equine events, include the 100-mile Tevis Cup endurance ride. However, riders around the world supported the Tevis trail foundation and created a new tradition by completing the inaugural Virtual Tevis.
A French study is the first to connect the gut microbiota with the mitochondria in horses, or any other species.
City of Rocks in south central Idaho became one of the first three rides allowed to proceed with American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC)-approved safety regulations.
The 17-year-old gelding finished ninth in the 100-mile Tevis Cup. This was his fifth consecutive Tevis, and he’s never finished out of the Top 10.
The 18-year-old, riding an Arabian gelding found for free in a Craigslist ad, edged out three-time winner Jeremy Reynolds in a race to the finish.
Only about 50% of horses complete the 100-mile endurance race; the rest must be brought safely back to civilization.
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