The Horse is concerned with all aspects of equine health, and it is written for hands-on horse owners, trainers, riders, breeders, and barn managers who want to know more about taking the best care of his or her horses. Extensive information on topics of concern are supplemented by timely features on horse health and news from researchers, veterinarians in the field and other equine professionals.
Why Do Racehorses Wear Tongue Ties?
Dr. Scott Palmer explains why some racehorses wear tongue ties and why this equipment is important.
Tips for Guarding Against Heat Stress in Horses
Early stages of heat stress in horses can advance into more critical clinical signs associated with heat stroke, including skin that is dry and hot, pulse and respiratory rates much higher than normal, and unusually high rectal temperatures.
Hind-Limb Collateral Ligament Injuries Examined
Study results indicate horses with collateral ligament desmitis of the hock have a guarded prognosis to return to athletic soundness.
Still No Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules in Triple Crown
While in recent years horse racing has made strides toward drug reform and uniform medication rules, one only need look at its biggest series, the Triple Crown, to see a lack of consistency.
Orb Sponsorship to Benefit Charities
Stuart S. Janney III, who bred and races Orb in partnership with the Phipps Stable, said May 16 that a Maserati sponsorship will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and The Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation.