How To Fix

Doc’s Products Inc. Presents How To Fix: The Needle-Shy Horse

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their thoughts on horses who are fearful of needles. As with humans, some have a particularly negative reaction to vaccines or medication injections, which can be dangerous for veterinarians and handers. We wondered whether it’s possible to break this cycle of apprehension. […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: The ‘Territorial’ Horse With The Traffic Cone

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their thoughts on horses who are aggressive about the space in front of and inside their stall. It’s not uncommon on a racing barn to see one stall with a traffic cone in front, warning workers and visitors not to walk too […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Getting The Tongue Over The Bit

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their thoughts on horses who habitually get their tongue over the bit. This can pose a particular challenge to riders and can also be a safety issue, as it removes a great deal of riders’ control during a busy time at the […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Head Shyness In Horses

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their solutions to horses who are head shy. Head shy horses are sensitive to having their heads (particularly the poll or ears) touched, and will raise their heads, fly backwards, or employ other techniques to escape contact. This behavior can make them […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Horses That Lug Out

In this month’s edition of How To Fix, we ask the experts for their solutions to horses who lug out during racing or morning work. It’s not uncommon for a green horse to struggle in an attempt to maintain a straight path or for a horse to spook at something to his or her left […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: The Girthy Horse

Today, we continue the Paulick Report’s new series on equine behavior and training challenges. This week, we’ll focus on horses commonly described as “girthy,” which often means they exhibit irritation or stress when the girth or cinch is tightened. Horses may pin their ears, bite, kick, or charge forward to escape the stimulus. The term […]

Continue reading
Doc’s Products, Inc. Presents How To Fix: Stall Weaving

Today, we’re launching a new monthly feature in our Horse Care section dedicated to equine behavior and training challenges. We’ll ask a panel of academic, veterinary, and training experts for their perspective and solution on common issues and present the answers for side-by-side perspective. Weaving is a term used to describe a horse who compulsively […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram