A Painful Lesson

In this installation of Stud Farm Diaries, Cindy Reich discusses different pain indicators in horses, and how we can help decipher the signals they send us. Recognizing pain in the horse is an important skill and may make the difference between a good and a poor...

Teaching Weanlings to Load into a Trailer

Cindy Reich narrates how to walk a weanling into a trailer for the first time, turn them around, and walk them back out.     Latest Posts Scottsdale: Halter — The Greatest Arabian Horse Show on Earth! Scottsdale: Performance — A View from Center Ring The Day I Didn’t...

Teaching Weanlings

It’s fall, and the foals are in from being weaned. They’ll need a refresher course on being good citizens, by Cindy Reich Latest Posts Scottsdale: Halter — The Greatest Arabian Horse Show on Earth! Scottsdale: Performance — A View from Center Ring The Day I Didn’t Die...

Less is More — Methods of Restraint

by Cindy Reich Every time I think I may have run out of ideas for an article, I have a day at work that proves me wrong. I needed to sedate a yearling colt for a procedure. This colt had not had very much handling at all and was pretty nervous and reactive. Usually I...