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Dealing With a Horse That Bites or Kicks By Charles Wilhelm What causes a horse to start biting or kicking? What can we do about it? A horse will bite or kick most frequently in an enclosed area like a stall,...

Feeding Treats By Charles Wilhelm, Ultimate Foundation Training, "It's never, ever, the horses fault." While I am not against feeding treats, I do think it is more appropriate and safer for treats to be put in a bucket rather than be...
2015 South Dakota State Fair Cowboy Mounted Shooting Results The Dakota Running Irons, Dakota Territory Mounted Shooters and the South Dakota State Fair are pleased to announce the results of 2015 State Fair Shoot. Fourteen competitors from the tri-state area completed...
Girl Gets Three Retired Gift Horses  If Wishes Were Horses, Seekers Could Ride (Once upon a time) A young girl knew what she wanted: a horse by her side. Hopefully, an adult would boost her into the saddle, so she could ride. For...
Working With Horses is a Mental Game  By Charles Wilhelm After spending a good deal of time in the last few years working with beginning and returning riders, I find that working horses on the ground and riding horses is...
Are “Ag-Gag” Laws Constitutional? By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law “Ag-gag” is the term used to describe anti-whistleblower laws that apply within the agriculture industry.  About half a dozen states have passed laws to criminalize surreptitious filming of alleged abuses of...
Feed a Miniature Horse as a Horse – with some caveats!  By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Miniature horses are adorable. They not only make great pets, but offer ample showing opportunities including halter, jumping, driving, and trails. Because of their small...
Help the AHC Put More Horsepower in Congress (WASHINGTON)- Despite historically low approval ratings for Congress, Americans still have an interest in what Congress is doing. Why is this? Because what Congress does, or does not do, has an impact on...
Hightail Horse Ranch and Rescue This is Buffalo Bill.  We estimate his age to be between 15 and 18 years old.  He is trained to ride, and leadline safely.  We have used him for numerous kid's parties and events.  He...
UMC Earns Reserve High Point Team Saturday in Pair of Home Shows at UTOC CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian team hosted a pair of home shows Sat., Nov. 21 and Sun., Nov. 22 at...
Equine Industry Poised for Growth, Third American Horse Publications Survey Shows by Zoetis Horse ownership and involvement has stabilized and is likely to rise, according to key findings from survey sponsored by Zoetis. The equine industry has found stability and shows positive...

The Healthy, Older Horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Let me tell you about Bugsy. He was an Appendix quarter horse I rescued a few years ago. When he came to me, he was significantly underweight, suffered from an old stifle...
The Importance of Advertising from the IRS’ Perspective By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law In any IRS audit of horse activities, one issue will be the extent to which the taxpayer has advertised horses for sale.  Advertising is considered to...
Review of “Day and Night” by Mattie Richardson By Kaye Cover Mattie Richardson’s most recent novel, “Day and Night,” tells the tale of two brothers (who are horses), whose peaceful life on a farm changes dramatically when they become war horses...

(StatePoint) Love to entertain but maybe not so much to cook? Like to have a houseful of guests but not a sinkful of pots and pans? Small, easy to prepare appetizers can make parties a snap. Called “small plates” on...
Nominations being accepted for N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame Medora, ND – The nomination process has been opened for prospective 2016 Hall of Honorees in the N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame. Official nominations are being accepted from the Hall’s 200+ active...
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - November 19, 2015 - Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall welcomed a group of Brooke USA supporters to an afternoon tea on Wednesday, Oct. 21, in aid of the charity at The Royal Mews, Buckingham...
Wellington, FL - November 19, 2015 - Horses Healing Hearts (HHH) is a unique equine-assisted program aiding children whose lives have been affected by family members with alcoholism and addiction. Many of the children involved with Horses Healing Hearts...

Washington Update - American Horse Council Vet Mobility Act Signed Into Law American Horse Council WASHINGTON UPDATE On Friday, August 1, President Obama signed into law an American Horse Council (AHC) supported bill, the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, making it legal for...
Horses are herd animals who depend on each other for survival. By studying the behavior of horses who live in feral herds, we can discover information to help us better manage our domestic horses. Equine evolution has been extensively studied,...
Welcome to the Featured Articles section. Here you will find articles of interest written by people in the horse industry who have exceptional experiences or knowledge to share with our readers. These articles will be updated on a monthly...
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) encourages horse owners and veterinary professionals to review action plans and take precautionary steps for equine safety as hurricanes churn in the Atlantic, fires continue in the West and flooding occurs across...