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That Cresty Neck: Is It Muscle or Fat?

I love a nice strong topline on a sport horse, but how can you tell if a neck is round from muscling or cresty from fat accumulation?...

A Hunter Rider's Resolutions

My goals for the new year range from preventing my horse from packing on the pounds to re-evaluating the tack I use....

Young Horse Rehab: Cat Toys and Hill Work

I'm currently coping with the challenges of putting an energetic yet out-of-shape youngster back in work. Any suggestions?...

Conditioned to Run

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

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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.