Horse Health

Don’t Be a Piranha

Recently, my gelding injured his leg. He had some puffiness and low-grade lameness, so I treated it with ice wraps and stall rest with hand…

10 months ago

Amateur Hour

Remembering to Breathe

I’m having the best horse show season of my 35 year career in the ring. Yet I’ve barely been subject to the judge’s eye myself.…

11 months ago


Dear Horse Crazy Show Kid…

Dear Horse Crazy Kiddo, When I was your age, I too was horse crazy. My persnickety mare and I were the same age and she…

11 months ago


A Ribbon for Mary

Many of us have had to deal with a spouse or significant other in planning the allocation of time, money and resources to our equestrian…

12 months ago


The Horse Trailer with Billy John

Our friend Walter has a horse carriage business which services wedding, festivals and parades. A few days before Memorial Day weekend, he called and asked…

12 months ago


Paper Horses Delight Londoners

To promote the video for their single “No Rest,” the now defunct band, Dry the River, commissioned French multidisciplinary creative Xavier Barrade to make eye-catching…

1 year ago


Barn Lessons

We horse people are a curious lot. Joy is found in mundane chores. Every season brings its peculiar challenges of mucking out stalls, feeding, cleaning…

1 year ago