Horseman's Report


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  • Fitness Tips for the Horseback Rider

    Riding requires a certain level of horse-rider coordination, symmetry, strength and endurance that can be enhanced through specific exercises to keep your body in motion.

  • Tips to Help Your Horse Cool Down After Exercise

    The warm-up and cool-down aspects of a ride are extremely important in helping your horse stay fit and sound. Horses need proper care after a hard workout to help with cool-down and recovery.

  • Poisonous Plants for Horses

    Poisonous plants are a concern for all horse owners, especially for those with horses who live out on pasture. Learn which toxic plants are poisonous for horses, how to recognize them and understand the symptoms they may cause.

  • Ways to Measure Fitness in Horses

    Many factors contribute to your horse's overall fitness. To understand the full picture of your horse’s fitness, you’ll need to look at elements beyond age, weight and soundness.

  • Anatomy of Your Horse’s Skin

    Skin is a very important part of horse anatomy & health. Understanding the makeup of his skin is the first step to keeping it healthy. Learn more today!

  • Caring for Senior Horses

    Thanks to better nutrition, management & veterinary care, horses are living much longer. Let Horseman’s Report help you care for your senior horse!

  • Equine Allergies: Nothing to “Sneeze” at!

    Just like people, horses can suffer from allergies too. Read Horseman’s Report to learn more about horse allergies, prevention & testing today!

  • Equine Emergency: Choke!

    Choke in horses cause the airway stays open & the horse is generally not in immediate danger. Learn more about signs of horse choking today!

  • How to Weigh Your Horse

    In addition to a horse's normal, resting vital signs, every horse owner should know how much their horse weights. Learn how to weigh your horse!

  • Is Your Horse Too Fat or Too Skinny?

    Horse weight determines how much to feed, how much de-wormer to give & a myriad of other indicators. Learn more about average horse weight today!

  • The Cecum: Key to Your Horse’s Digestive Health

    The cecum is one of the most important parts of a horse’s digestive system & can be key to digestive health. Learn more at Horseman’s Report today!

  • The Horse's Heart: Things You Should Know About Your Horse's Heart

    One of the most impressive muscles in the horse’s body is the heart. The equine heart is remarkable; no other muscle puts in the same workload. Learn what you need to know about the equine heart.