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Science Says Horse Personalities are Heritable

Horse owners know their barns are filled with unique temperaments, but does science know if these horse personalities are heritable? Researchers are continuously uncovering which horse genes are responsible for certain equine personality traits and characteristics. According to The Horse, “Many characteristics, such as coat color, height, athletic ability, and behavioral tendencies are genetic in […] Read more »

10 Steps to Take If Your Dog Goes Missing

A missing-dog situation requires you to stay calm as best you can, because the first 24 hours are crucial. Before you find yourself in this stressful situation, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with this lost-dog checklist to give yourself the best chance to find your pet quickly and safely:+ 1. File a […] Read more »

Assateague Island, the Hidden Getaway Gem

A fall getaway to an island? Yes!Assateague Island, roughly a three-hour car ride from Philadelphia, stretches across 48,000 acres. The island is between the coast of Maryland and Virginia, and is unique for its wild horses and seclusion.Assateague’s ecosystem is so cherished, that three separate agencies manage it: the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and […] Read more »

Five Fun Scent Games for Dogs

Dogs rely on their sense of smell to experience the world around them. This is why their walks are more than just an opportunity to go to the bathroom. The “smell stops” your dog makes are the equivalent of your pooch reading the morning paper or checking social media to see what their friends are […] Read more »

What Do Our Dogs and Cats Actually Remember?

Updated on September 22, 2022. Experts suggest that extremely positive, as well as the extremely negative experiences, create the most lasting memories in both dogs and cats. Although that might seem intuitive, there are many experiences that might be forgettable for us, but are long-lasting for our pets. Cats live curiously, but cautiously. They groom […] Read more »

5 Dog Water Safety Tips You’ll Need to Know

Dog water safety
Updated on August 16, 2022. Dog water safety certainly doesn’t have to stop the fun! Here are some water safety tips for smooth sailing on that pool, pond, lake, or beach days! 1. Getting Comfortable in the Water Before you take your dog for a swim for the first time, don’t assume they can swim […] Read more »

Can Horses Read Our Body Language?

Trainer and Horse body language
Updated on August 16, 2022. Most riders sense that they have an unspoken bond with the horses they are close to, but do horses really have an innate capacity for reading human body language? Amy Smith, a researcher at the University of Sussex, wanted to learn more about horses’ ability to interpret non-verbal communication. Smith […] Read more »

How to Tell if Your Horse is Overheated

Long hair, too much fat insulation, and hot trailers are a few of the many reasons why a horse could overheat. In hot, humid conditions, the air is damp, and horses’ sweat won’t evaporate. This means the horse stays wet with sweat, but doesn’t get any cooler. It is incredibly important to take preventative measures, […] Read more »

Are You Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears Correctly?

Cleaning dog's ears
Updated on August 16, 2022. Have you ever thought about cleaning dog’s ears? My dog is often guilty of selective hearing (especially when it’s time to go potty on a rainy day); however, the weather didn’t explain why my dog’s ears always seemed clogged. Earwax build-up can impact a dog’s hearing, just as it can […] Read more »

5 Stretches for Equestrians & their Horses

Light stretching is wonderful for our flexibility and elasticity, improved performance, and stress relief. In the same way, equines have stretches to benefit their bodies and performance, as well. Using stiff muscles adds stress to the joints and can result in injury. While equine and equestrian stretches are important, they can also be a fun […] Read more »