Developing a Happy Dressage Horse • Horse Show Biosecurity

A Grand Prix dressage rider shares tips for in the barn and under saddle to develop a happy dressage horse. Plus, two veterinarians explain that illness—the invisible danger to show horses—is very real, and how to combat it.

Grand Prix competitor and trainer Karen Pavicic explains how to create a horse that is happy to see you each day and wants to work for you. Plus, Robert C. Stout, DVM, and Stephen Schumacher, DVM, share basic biosecurity practices to help protect your horse’s health at horse shows.

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In this issue:

  • Pavicic’s tips to create a better relationship with your equine partner both on the ground and under saddle.
  • Dr. Schumacher and Dr. Stout share best practices to protect your horse at shows from disinfecting stalls to avoiding shared water sources.

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