With so much distressing news being shared about the uncertain fate of our beloved wild horses and burros, it is all the more important to enjoy and appreciate them whenever we can. Today we’re sharing a beautiful story… the magic of … Learn More

Mare Gestation Calculator

Are you wondering when your pregnant mare will foal? Use our Mare Gestation Calculator to find out! The average gestation length in the mare ranges from 320 to 362 days; most mares will foal within 330-345 days of successful breeding. … Learn More

The Equine Hoof: Normal Functional Anatomy

The normal equine hoof is designed to support a large animal and distribute landing forces to protect the structures of the limb. NANCY S. LOVING DVM As much as 90 percent of impact energy of limb loading is absorbed by … Learn More

USEF Annual Meeting Goes Virtual for 2021

U.S. Equestrian Federation officials announced Sept. 10 that the annual meeting will be held virtually for 2021. The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 17-18, 2021. The event was originally planned to take place in Austin, Texas, but due to the … Learn More

American Horse Council Action Alert

USDA Must Stop Threat of African Horse Sickness! USDA’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is soliciting comments from the public related to its proposed list of pests and diseases that pose a high risk to agriculture. The 2018 … Learn More

Wild Fire Season: Horse Evacuation During Covid-19

Getting your horse to safety during a wildfire and a pandemic takes extra preparation. Two disaster planning experts offer tips to keep yourself healthy while evacuating your horses. Posted by Jennifer Whittle |     As of Aug. 6, wildfires have ravaged … Learn More