Agricultural Communications, Texas A&M University System

  • When Does a Horse Need a Farrier?

    We all know what it feels like to break a fingernail or toenail, and it is certainly not comfortable. Luckily for humans, we do not have to walk or stand on that nail after it has been cracked or split. Horses do not have that same luxury. When a horse cracks or splits his nail, the results can be especially painful since the horse must continue to stand ...

  • Condition Horses to Prevent Lameness

    An athlete's body is conditioned to withstand an amazing amount of work and stress. From runners to swimmers, all athletes train their bodies to handle the specific stress their sport requires. Unfortunately, it is still not uncommon for these  athletes to injure themselves performing the very actions they trained for. This is also true of a...