The Winning Edge

April 2013 - Posts

Conditioned to Run

Just in time for Kentucky Derby Week, I've gathered some insight into the average racehorse's fitness program.... Read More

No Four Feet Are Alike

Even among top-level equine athletes, hoof asymmetries and imperfections are quite the norm. ... Read More

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German Hackamores: Over My Head

Some horses I've ridden tolerate these bitless bridles better than others--what gives?... Read More

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They can run fast, jump high, and perform complex maneuvers. And many owners will go to great lengths to keep a performance horse in top shape. Discuss these horses' health and management requirements with sport horse owner and managing editor Alexandra Beckstett.