Performance Horse

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What My Dressage Horse’s Spine Taught Me About Her Heart

DT's Lindsay Paulsen shares her journey of owning a horse who was recently diagnosed with kissing spine.

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Back Pain in the Performance Horse

An overview of clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment options

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The Use of Shockwave and Laser Therapies for Performance Horses

How noninvasive therapies can be used to treat and prevent injuries in your equine partner

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Colonic Ulcers in the Dressage Horse

Recent research developments are shifting some of the focus from gastric ulceration to hindgut ulceration

Should You Be Concerned About Equine Windpuffs?

Any horse in a consistent training program is a possible candidate to develop windpuffs, and most older horses who have had a long career in competitive sport have them.

Are Electrolytes Important for My Performance Horse?

Meredith Mitchell Hustler, DVM answers this reader question.

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Nutrition Basics for the Dressage Horse

Experts offer advice for feeding the competitive dressage horse throughout life.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Be sure the footing where you work your horse is even and not too deep or hard.

Preventing Stress Injuries

Know when it’s safe to ask a dressage horse for more collection