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John Wilkinson
Meet the Makeovers: Shannon and Jake

Meet the Makeovers: Shannon and Jake

For the second year in a row the large animal surgeon and professor at the University of Missouri’s MU Equine Hospital made the trek to the Thoroughbred Makeover in Lexington, KY with a former patient turned personal project. Tips for re-starting an OTTB in a second career. 

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John Wilkinson
Nellie Miller and Sister Continue to Thrive

Nellie Miller and Sister Continue to Thrive

For World Champion Barrel Racer Nellie Miller, keeping her horses fit and healthy is essential for success. However, the bond she shares with her teammates reaches far beyond the arena...

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John Wilkinson
Keys to Healthier Hooves

Keys to Healthier Hooves

As a veterinarian AND a certified farrier, Dr. Vernon Dryden is one of the most sought after hoof experts in the country. We caught up with Dr. Dryden to discuss how horse owners can improve the quality of their horses' feet, without having to make drastic changes in treatment.   Equithrive: When is the right time to start a horse on a hoof supplement? Dr. Dryden: This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get. I think it depends on the environment the horse is in, what they’re doing, what their job is, and what their issues are as...

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John Wilkinson
The Trainer's Role in Horse Safety

The Trainer's Role in Horse Safety

The heaviest burden of good health and performance is often shouldered by those who spend the most time with their hands on the horse: the trainers.

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