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A sports medicine specialist looks at what could cause a Western dressage horse to travel haunches-in during the right-lead canter.Read More
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by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 3, 2023
A research team used ultrasound to establish normal proximal suspensory ligament cross-sectional areas of cutting horses’ fore- and hind limbs.Read More
Can Shoeing Improve How Show Horses Move?
by Mike Pownall, DVM | Feb 28, 2023
Do you want to improve your dressage horse’s gait score or emphasize your hunter’s “daisy-cutter” trot? A veterinarian offers insight into how good farriery and strategic shoeing can affect movement.Read More
Feeding the Anaerobic Equine Athlete
by Katie Navarra | Jul 21, 2022
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Study: Western Riding Offers Riders a Good Physical Workout
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Mar 31, 2022
Researchers measured the energy output of riders at a basic walk, jog, and lope; performing a reining pattern; and cutting.Read More
Veterinarian: Pro Rodeo Boasts 99.9% Animal Safety Record
by Betsy Lynch | Jan 21, 2021
PRCA Hall of Famer Douglas Corey, DVM, offered insight into rodeo horse care and welfare during the American Association of Equine Practitioner’s annual convention.Read More
Help for a Girthy Horse
by Angelo Telatin, MS | Aug 24, 2020
Do you have a cinchy horse? Follow this step-by-step advice to modify his behavior.Read More
Sidelined: 4 Common Injuries in Western Performance Horses
by Erica Larson | Aug 23, 2020
Western performance horses are a diverse group of equine athletes trained for a variety of disciplines with unique physical demands. Learn about four common injuries veterinarians see in these athletes, how they diagnose them, and what treatments and rehabilitation methods they use to get horses back to business.Read More
2-in-1 Suspensory Desmitis Surgery Restores Western Performance Horses
by Betsy Lynch | Mar 25, 2020
A deep branch lateral plantar neurectomy and fasciotomy procedure can get affected horses back to work.Read More
Diagnostic Imaging in Western Horse PPEs: Fifty Shades of Gray
by Betsy Lynch | Feb 26, 2020
One practitioner describes her diagnostic imaging decision-making process when assessing Western performance horse soundness during prepurchase exams.Read More
Getting Western Horses Back to Work After Stifle Surgery
by Betsy Lynch | Dec 11, 2019
Prevailing wisdom has been that Western disciplines are too physically demanding to allow athletes to return to work after arthroscopic stifle surgery. A study presented at the 2019 AAEP Convention found this isn’t necessarily the case.Read More
FEI Votes to Maintain Reining, Works Agreement With NRHA
by Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA | Nov 19, 2019
The two bodies have differing rules regarding horse age, medication use, and warm-up practices.Read More