Horse Sense (and Sensibility)

August 2013 - Posts

Check Under Fly Masks (and Other Stuff I Learned at ACT)

From handling fear in horses to equine pain, I learned a lot I didn't expect to at the ACT Meeting.... Read More

Wet-Dry-Wet-Dry Footing Madness and Inside the August Issue

This summer we’ve been pinching ourselves here in Central Kentucky. Usually by mid-August we’re resuscitating brown lawns (if we haven’t given up on yard care altogether), enduring scorching temperatures, hosing off horses midday to cool them down, and relishing in air conditioning, all the while beckoning autumn and its cooler days. By this time in recent years, horse owners in this area usually have... 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.