Horse Sense (and Sensibility)

September 2012 - Posts

Down With Mosquitoes

This year's rise in West Nile virus cases, particularly those in humans, mean that we should be extra vigilant about vaccinating our horses and preventing mosquito breeding on our farms.... Read More

A Hardy, Handy Irish Horse

After spending eight days on a sound, sensible horse over many types of terrain in Ireland, I wondered about why some horses seem more "hardy" than others.... Read More

About This Blog

Here's a chance to interface with the editorial team of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care/TheHorse.com. 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.