Rein Tension Study by Ashley Davenport

Download the Paper as a PDF Rein Tension During Trot and Canter in Dressage Horses of Varying Levels Ashley Davenport, B.K. Hull, D.S. Hanson, J.G. Davis, and A. Roy, Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA 30582 26 June 2015  Abstract The dressage horse uses a...

Equine Cushings Disease or PPID

Equine Cushings disease is also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction because tumors form in the middle portion of the pituitary gland. The presence of these tumors does not seem to cause any problems. However, they stimulate the release of pituitary...

Barn Fires

A recent report stated that electrical problems and human error accounted for 80% of all barn fires. A more disturbing statistic was that most barn fires are fully involved within 3-5 minutes. Fully involved means the fire is out of control and smoke production is at...

Dr. Scot’s Food for Thought

We usually think that a mare (or Stallion) that is successful in their athletic career is a good candidate for the breeding shed. After all, success breeds success doesn’t it? I would submit that this may not always be the case. It is worth considering what it took to...