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Corpora Nigra Cysts Can Affect Your Horse’s Vision

A horse’s visual perception is considerably different than ours in regard to colours, adaptation to light, visual fields and acuity. Sight is vital to survival in the wild, but it also has a considerable impact on the equine athlete. Being able to judge the distance and height of a jump, as well as evaluating terrain, …

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Is My Horse is at Risk of Contracting Equine Coronavirus?

One emerging cause of colitis that horse owners are becoming increasingly aware of is equine coronavirus. Is your horse at risk of contracting it?

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Point of View: Understanding How Horses See the World

There can be more than meets the eye when it comes to behavioural issues. Get better results when you adapt your training to how horses see the world.

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Exploring the Ethics and Legalities of Trimming Horses’ Whiskers

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson, Ph.D., discusses why horses need their whiskers, even if having them means looking less polished in the show ring.

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Reduce Recurrent Laryngeal Hemiplegia (aka Roaring) in Horses

‘Roaring’ is a degenerative upper-airway condition in horses. Find out what causes it, how it affects performance and how to treat it.

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Chronobiology: Aligning Horse Training & Management with Nature

Research into natural internal rhythms in horses is unlocking information that can help in the timing of feeding, training, and other management decisions.

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The Unique Relationship Between Equestrian Coaches and Riders

Considering the risks involved in equestrian sport, the unique partnership between a coach and rider is like no other coach-athlete relationship in sports.

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Accident Protocols at Equestrian Canada Horse Shows

What happens if a competitor falls or is injured at an Equestrian Canada-rated horse show? Learn more about their accident and return to play protocols.

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The Latest Views on Navicular Syndrome in Horses

Navicular syndrome is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of horse owners.

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Advances in Equine Dentistry Improve Horses’ Oral Health

Fillings, implants, and root canals for horses?