Horse Sense (and Sensibility)

Choosing a Veterinarian

What makes a good veterinarian? Find out that and more in our May issue. And, please share with us what makes your vet the right fit for your farm.... Read More

Derby Horse Health Questions?

The Kentucky Derby is coming up in a mere two weeks. What are some things you'd like to ask a veterinarian about caring for Derby horses?... Read More

Pretty Much Everything You'd Want to Know About Equine Eyes

Visiting foals is a reminder of unique eye issues youngsters develop. These and other equine eye topics feature prominently in the April 2013 issue.... Read More

Talking Manure and the March Issue

It's always fun when people like/comment/read/share/make more amusing remarks about a story than we expect. ... Read More

EHV-1: Information You Need to Know

Learn more about equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) with our upcoming live Q&A, and check out this list of resources.... Read More

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Owners Don't Take Pictures of Sick Horses

And other things I learned from the February issue...... Read More

Changing it Up

Cold weather has Stephanie thinking about The Horse's editorial team polo lesson last fall. Sometimes change offers a fresh perspective.... Read More

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Inside January's Pages

Stephanie reflects on being intentional in 2013, highlights a reader who is very observant of her own horses' habits, and describes the January issue.... Read More

7 Ways to Help Working Equids and their People at Christmas

Here are a few organizations seeking to help working equids and people abroad who rely on these horses, donkeys, or mules for their livelihood. ... Read More

An Undercurrent of Compassion

A detectable undercurrent at the 2012 AAEP convention was one of caring for horses and for their people, both domestically and worldwide.... 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.