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Horse Blanketing Demystified

Veterinarians from across the country give insight to help you keep your horse happy and healthy under his blanket this winter.

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Winter Grooming in Extreme Climates

A Canadian dressage rider draws on her experience to share tips for grooming in below-freezing temperatures.

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Debunking Winter Horse-Care Myths

Experts respond to some common winter horse-care misconceptions.

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Clipping and Blanketing Insights from Top Grooms

Alan Davies and Carmen Thiemann share their systems for keeping horses comfortable.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - arnd.nl The critical “kindergarten years,” from six months to 3 years, can determine how a horse will behave for the rest of his life. “With thoughtful and systematic training long before they are ridden, we can instill a desire to work with us and understand our requests,” says Canadian Grand Prix dressage rider Shannon Dueck.

Preparing the Young Dressage Horse for Success, Part 1

Experts discuss the weanling-to-3-year-old stage

Credit: Courtesy, Briarwood Photography Christel Havre, owner of The Dressage Boutique in Alberta, Canada, rides in a quarter sheet.

Blanketing the Dressage Horse

From dress sheets to coolers and quarter sheets, learn what options are available and what’s appropriate appropriate for your dressage horse.

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Prep Your Horse for Long-Distance Travel

Part One: Experts share how to prepare and acclimate your dressage horse for long-distance travel.

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Is It Possible to Disinfect Horse Blankets?

Suggestions on how to keep your horse's winter blanket as clean as possible