Exercise Crucial in Dieting Horses

The importance of low-intensity exercise for overweight horses on a diet has been shown in fresh research. The University of Melbourne study involved 24 horses and ponies, all of whom were assessed as overweight, with body condition scores of 7 or greater on a nine-point scale.

New Orthotic Gets Injured Horses Moving Faster

You know those sci-fi animals with bionics and cybernetic implants and stuff? This isn’t that, but it’s pretty cool. The FastTrack, with its high-grade metal, heat-formed pad and “golden dial” lets equine veterinarians choose the movement that’s right for a horse recovering from a soft-tissue injury.

Georgetown College Offers Equine Scholars Program

Of all the Programs of Distinction offered by Georgetown College, the Equine Scholars Program may be one of the most unique. Offering students the opportunity to learn about the equine-industry from industry professionals right in the heart of horse country, the program also allows students to major in other areas, a rarity amongst similar programs.

WORKING STUDENT AT STEPHEN BRADLEY EVENTING

With the move to a new farm, Stephen Bradley Eventing has an opening for a working student to join the team immediately. Working students are immersed in the sport of eventing and can expect to travel to shows, assist in riding at the farm, and will be expected to help complete the day-to-day duties of…