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What the Color of Your Horse's Gums Can Tell You

Don't overlook your horse's mouth and gums when looking for clues about his health.   If you call your veterinarian when your horse is ill or injured, don't be... Read more »

Avoid a Trailer Scramble

As you haul your horse, he must constantly adjust his body weight to keep his balance, working his muscles hard. He may even have to scramble to stay on his feet. Read more »

Horse Trailering Tips

Even the calmest of transported horses experiences fundamental stress reactions from the start of loading. In transit, those perfectly content-looking horses are likely to have become dehydrated, to... Read more »

Florida Paradise

While much of the country gets blasted with winter storms, here in the Sunshine State, we enjoy some of the best riding weather of the year. Here in Florida, we're blessed not only with great... Read more »

Winter-Driving Tips

During inclement weather, double the normal distance between vehicles to allow more stopping room. | Photo by Heidi Melocco.   Winter is coming. For some of us, winter is... Read more »

When To Use Shipping Wraps

The trailer is hooked up, the hay nets hung and the gas tank is full. All that’s left is to wrap your horse’s legs before loading him up and hitting the road.   But maybe not.... Read more »

Trailer Spruce-Up Tips

Here are five cheap-and-easy ideas to spruce up your horse trailer to keep it in working condition, make it comfortable for your horse, and retain its resale value. Read more »

The Toll Travel Takes On Horses

A horse isn’t simply standing in a trailer during the trip back to the barn; he’s making constant adjustments to maintain his balance through every curve and acceleration. Read more »

10 Tips for Hot Trips

Planning a summer trip that involves a long haul? Learn what it takes to keep your horse safe on the road when temperatures soar. Read more »

Get Your Horse to Drink Up

Three simple ways to make sure your horse stays hydrated. Read more »