The "fright and flight" attitude of horses makes them prone to injury, which is why even the tiniest wound needs careful attention
Although a broken bone can seriously limit or ruin a horse's career, pedal bone fractures are an exception and have an excellent prognosis.
Youngsters need careful feeding regimes to prevent excessive growth
Di Lampard talks about this invaluable training aid, which helps horse stretch over their back
The sport of endurance riding looks set to reap the rewards of an increasingly high-tech approach to horse care.
Ringworm is not a critical disease, but it is so contagious that any skin rash should be taken seriously to eliminate the risk of infection
Horse&Hound's Groom of the Year 1999 Anne Chivers explains what to do with a pony with grass sickness
Protect your horse's legs with exercise bandages
How to persuade your horse to eat up when he's reluctant to eat
Building a stable at home is an investment which could add to the value of your property
Long stretches in the stable for an animal evolved to live in a herd can lead to stress and vices. Here we look at two of the most common stable vices - weaving and crib-biting
Q: I have been a horseowner for about three years and currently own a wonderful schoolmaster who has given me lots of confidence and taught me the basics in riding and horsecare. I am planning to compete at local level this season and have bought a horsebox. My first show…
A simple nosebleed turned out to be something much more serious
Expert advice on getting the best deal when buying a horse at auction
A common cause of lameness, a puncture wound in the foot will normally clear up in a few days, but some can be more serious