Horse Sense (and Sensibility)

July 2011 - Posts

A Fresh New Look

Subscribers to's electronic newsletters will notice some changes starting with this week's edition of the Welfare & Industry E-Newsletter, and similar changes will roll out in other newsletters in the coming days.... Read More

Equids in Kenya

Donkeys are the unsung heroes of Kenyan agriculture and commerce, and I saw scores of them on my recent trip; also, I saw large herds of zebras.... Read More

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Eco-Friendly Horse Care

Not every stable area has to turn into a miry pit of boot-sucking mud during the rainy months. Alayne Blickel's "green farm" is an inspiration.... Read More

About This Blog

Here's a chance to interface with the editorial team of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/ Stephanie L. Church, editor-in-chief of The Horse, posts items here that are relevant to horse health and issues in the industry that affect the equine animals we love. Whether you agree or disagree with the concepts she discusses, please keep your comments in good taste--that's all we ask! Also please remember that we cannot provide veterinary advice and will defer specific veterinary questions to your chosen equine practitioner.