CONGRESS SET TO ALLOW BLM TO RIP OUT THE OVARIES OF WILD MARES Ripping out wild mares’ ovaries with chains. This is what the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to do to our wild mares across the West… and … Learn More

Cribbing and Colic in Horses: What’s the Link?

Posted by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc in The Horse The latest on the unlikely relationship between brain, behavior, and belly Researchers estimate that 2-10% of all horses crib. This stereotypy (defined as a relatively unchanging, repetitive pattern of behavior with … Learn More

2021 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

Lexington, Ky. – The US Equestrian Board of Directors has approved August 24-29 as the dates for the 2021 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions. The event will once again be held at HITS Chicago at Lamplight Equestrian Center.     … Learn More

The Causes Behind Horses In Need

An ASPCA Program Studied The Causes Behind Horses In Need — And The Results May Surprise You by Natalie Voss | When a horse ends up at a rescue or rehoming organization, they’re usually there through no fault of their own. … Learn More

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan

US Equestrian Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan US Equestrian is pleased to announce that it has published a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan outlining 10 strategies to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in equestrian sport. These strategies seek to … Learn More


HELP US STOP BLM’S INHUMANE PLAN TO STERILIZE WILD MARES There are a lot of things that happen to our wild horses that we don’t want to think about. But we must face these things now – because we must … Learn More


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