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QueryHorse's founders are published authors and write articles for various publications. These articles may be informational in nature or may reflect the lighter side of horses and riding.

In addition, we have several, expert, guest writers offering you the benefit of their education and experience. Select from the topic categories below.

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Care & Health
Equine Legal
Farms & Business
Horse Photos
Human Interest
Opinion/Analysis
Tack & Outdoor Riding
Training
Trucks & Trailering
Tutorials


    Care & Health

  1. Dealing With Choke in Horses by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 12, 2012)
  2. Major Storm Preparation Tips for Horse Owners by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Aug. 26, 2011)
  3. Feed Tags, Food Packages and Tunnel Vision by Patti Bartsch
    (Posted Jan. 4, 2011)
  4. Items to Buy With Your First Horse by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 15, 2010)
  5. Horse Snakebites by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 2, 2010)
  6. Build a Wash Rack by Jerry Tardif
    Posted May 1, 2009 – (Published in "Perfect Horse" magazine, May 2009)
  7. Sore Feet & Hard Ground by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Feb. 2, 2009)
  8. How Hooves Work by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Dec. 9, 2008)
  9. A Way to Treat Laminitis? by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Nov. 11, 2008)
  10. Reducing Stall Boredom by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Sep. 2, 2008)
  11. The Lowly Mounting Block by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Aug. 12, 2008)
  12. Mounting Pressures by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 14, 2008)
  13. Keep Your Horses Safe Around the Farm by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 30, 2008)
  14. Can You Care For Your Own Horse? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 11, 2008)
  15. Conduct a Daily Horse Whole Body Survey by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 31, 2008)
  16. Hygiene Around Horses by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 23, 2008)

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    Equine Legal

  17. Equine Liability Statutes that DO NOT Protect Stables by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Apr. 27, 2010
  18. Buying Horse Insurance by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Feb. 10, 2010
  19. The Abandoned Horse Problem — Solve it Quickly by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Sep. 3, 2009
  20. Town Horse Permit Needed? Never Give Up! by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Jun. 26, 2009
  21. Towns Limit Horse Operations by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Apr. 23, 2009
  22. Shipping Horses, Safe, Sound, & Legal by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Nov. 3, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Dec/Jan 2009)
  23. Equine Insurance and Why it Matters by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Aug. 6, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Feb/Mar 2008)
  24. Liability Traps for Stable Owners & Lessors by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted May 28, 2008)
  25. Gift, Sale, or Lease: Horse Deals That Blur the Lines by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Apr. 29, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Oct/Nov 2006)
  26. Agent Madness – Are you liable? by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Apr. 14, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Apr/May 2007)
  27. Tax Tips for Horse Business Owners by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Mar. 5, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Apr/May 2008)
  28. Gaps in Liability Protection for Equine Professionals by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Feb. 22, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Oct/Nov 2007)
  29. Farm Land Dealings and Preservation by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Feb. 19, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Feb/Mar 2007)
  30. Bad Idea – Using Internet Contract Forms by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Feb. 6, 2008
  31. Leases, Free and Otherwise by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Jan. 24, 2008
  32. Securing Timely Board Payments by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Jan. 15, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Dec/Jan 2007)
  33. Evicting Boarders (4 or 2 Legged) by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Jan. 6, 2008
  34. The Dangers of Oral Agreements in the Horse Industry by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Jan. 1, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Dec/Jan 2008)

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    Farms & Business

  35. Electricity Costs for Heated Water Buckets by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 15, 2012)
  36. Water Buckets for Cold Weather by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Nov. 13, 2012)
  37. Reducing Electricity Costs in Your Barn by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Sep. 10, 2011)
  38. Starting Your Own Boarding Barn by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Aug. 16, 2011)
  39. Horse & Farm Insurance — the Winter of 2011 by Scott Lombard
    (Posted Apr. 18, 2011)
  40. Avoiding Typical Horse Business Pitfalls in a Recession by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Sep. 7, 2010)
  41. Calories Burned Mucking Stalls by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 4, 2010)
  42. Barn Electric Power by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Nov. 24, 2009)
  43. Fluorescent Bulbs in the Barn by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 2, 2009)
  44. Equine Occupations — A Starting Point by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 26, 2009)
  45. Better Barn Lighting by Jerry Tardif
    Posted Feb. 9, 2009 – (Published in "Practical Horseman" magazine, February 2009)
  46. Vetting and Working with Boarders by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Oct. 3, 2008)
  47. Hiring a Barn Building Contractor by Kathleen Reagan
    Posted Sep. 9, 2008 (Published in "Massachusetts Horse", Oct/Nov 2008)
  48. Finding the "RIGHT" Barn For You by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Aug. 8, 2008)
  49. Building Your Dream Barn by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Jun. 14, 2008)
  50. Six Horse Business Myths by Lisa Derby Oden
    (Posted May 13, 2008)
  51. Buying A Horse Farm – Part 2 by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Apr. 23, 2008)
  52. Buying A Horse Farm – Part 1 by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Apr. 2, 2008)

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    Horse Photos

  53. "Paso Fino" Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 14 2008)
  54. "Icelandic Horse" Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 24 2008)
  55. Hypoallergenic "Bashkir Curly" Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 7, 2008)
  56. "Norwegian Fjords" Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Feb. 22, 2008)
  57. "A Zedonk" – Zebra-Donkey Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Feb. 6, 2008)
  58. "Snuggling Foal" Horse Photo by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 8, 2008)

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    Human Interest

  59. How Long to Keep a Horse by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 20, 2013)
  60. Be on "Horse Time" by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Oct. 26, 2008)
  61. Romance & Horse Ownership Injury Risks by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 17, 2008)
  62. Our Kingdom is the Horse by Lisa Derby Oden
    (Posted Jul. 10, 2008)
  63. How Horses Get Even by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 8, 2008)
  64. Sighting Opportunities On Trail Rides by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 4, 2008)

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    Opinion/Analysis

  65. The Equine Slaughter Debate by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Jul. 12, 2008)
  66. Opinion – Eight Belles; Just a Mare? I Don't Want To Hear It! by Marion E. Altieri
    (Posted May 18, 2008)

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    Tack & Outdoor Riding

  67. Saving a Wet Saddle by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted July 16, 2012)
  68. The "Cinchy" Horse by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted June 28, 2011)
  69. Moving From Arena/Ring to Trail by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted October 1, 2010)
  70. Trail Riding Etiquette by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted August 10, 2010)
  71. Bears on the Trail by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted August 2, 2010)
  72. Getting Caught in the Rain by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted June 25, 2009)
  73. Dealing with Sliding Saddle Problems by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted June 8, 2009)
  74. Getting into Trail Riding by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 23, 2009)
  75. Tapaderos: Good or Bad? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 18, 2009)
  76. Flattening Curled Leather by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 18, 2009)
  77. Winter Riding Dangers & Staying Safe by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Dec. 17, 2008)
  78. Winter Riding & Staying Warm by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Nov. 24, 2008)
  79. Is it Safe to Jump in a Western Saddle? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Sep. 5, 2008)
  80. Leaning When on Hills by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Aug. 15, 2008)
  81. Carrying & Managing Drinking Water on Rides by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 3, 2008)
  82. Understanding Bits by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 19, 2008)
  83. Easy Access Saddle Storage While Riding by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 7, 2008)
  84. A GPS for Trail Riding by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 6, 2008)
  85. Staying Dry by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 30, 2008)
  86. A More Comfortable Stirrup by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 28, 2008)
  87. Riding Footwear by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 22, 2008)
  88. Trail Riding Take-Alongs by Jerry Tardif
    Posted May 2, 2008 – (Published in "Perfect Horse" magazine, May 2008)

    Saddle Search Series

  89. Saddle Search – Part 1: A Secure Saddle, Fit, & Comfort by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 12, 2008)
  90. Saddle Search – Part 2: Western Saddles & Saddle Trees by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 14, 2008)
  91. Saddle Search – Part 3: Endurance Saddles & Customization? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 16, 2008)
  92. Saddle Search – Part 4: Horse Trade Show & Australian Saddles by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 18, 2008)
  93. Saddle Search – Part 5: A Suspicious Character by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 20, 2008)
  94. Saddle Search – Part 6: Finding an Australian Saddle Supplier by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 24, 2008)
  95. Saddle Search – Part 7: Wither Tracings by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 3, 2008)
  96. Saddle Search – Part 8: The New Saddle Arrives – User Report by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 30, 2008)

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    Training

  97. Starting the Riding Season by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted March 12, 2012)
  98. Horses and Trust by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 9, 2011)
  99. Walking Past a Scary Object by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 17, 2009)
  100. Step 12: Sidepassing by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Aug. 22, 2009)
  101. Step 11: Passing Other Horses by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Jun. 15, 2009)
  102. Step 10: Steering the Shoulder by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted May 19, 2009)
  103. Step 9: Despooking by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Apr. 9, 2009)
  104. Step 8: Driving & Dragging by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Mar. 20, 2009)
  105. Step 7: Trailering by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Mar. 1, 2009)
  106. Alpha? It MUST be you! — IS IT? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 21, 2009)
  107. Step 6: Water & Bathing by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Jan. 18, 2009)
  108. Fixing the Herd-Bound Horse by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jan. 2, 2009)
  109. Step 5: Controlling Speed and Gaits by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Dec. 14, 2008)
  110. Step 4: Standing Still by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Nov. 16, 2008)
  111. Step 3: Who's Leading Whom? by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Oct. 20, 2008)
  112. Step 2: Get Outta My Space! by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Sep. 15, 2008)
  113. Step 1: Move Those Hips! by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Aug. 18, 2008)
  114. Step 0: Before Training, You Need Respect by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Aug. 14, 2008)
  115. Collecting a Horse & Keeping Him "On the Bit" by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Aug. 12, 2008)
  116. Your Horse Doesn't Love You! – Training Your Horse by Jennifer Goddard
    (Posted Jul. 23, 2008)

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    Trucks & Trailering

  117. Reducing Condensation in Your Horse Trailer by Jerry Tardif
    Posted February 22, 2013)
  118. Buy the Trailer or Truck First? by Jerry Tardif
    Posted November 14, 2012)
  119. Towing Horse Trailers With Small Vehicles by Jerry Tardif
    Posted July 7, 2011)
  120. How Often Should I Stop When Trailering? by Jerry Tardif
    Posted September 1, 2010)
  121. Starting With Your First Horse Trailer by Jerry Tardif
    Posted June 21, 2010)
  122. Spring Trailer Inspection & Preparation by Jerry Tardif
    Posted April 2, 2010)
  123. Trailering Draft Horses by Jerry Tardif
    Posted March 8, 2010)
  124. Wind and Trailering by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Sep. 17, 2009)
  125. Buying a Good Used Trailer by Jerry Tardif
    Posted June 1, 2009 – (Published in "Perfect Horse" magazine, June 2009)
  126. Trailer Brake Controllers by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 12, 2008)
  127. Getting Properly Hitched by Jerry Tardif
    Posted Sep. 19, 2008 – (Published in "Perfect Horse" magazine, October 2008)
  128. Common Trailering Questions by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Aug. 19, 2008)
  129. Learning to Back a Trailer by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 21, 2008)
  130. Setting Your Truck's Mirrors by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 20, 2008)
  131. Tow Vehicles by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 9, 2008)
  132. Tire Safety When Towing Horses by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 5, 2008)

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    Tutorials

  133. Your Horse's Center of Gravity by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 17, 2013)
  134. Getting a Horse Used to Having Ears Touched by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted July 6, 2012)
  135. Boomers and Horse Discipline by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted June 22, 2011)
  136. The Risk of Riding Horses by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted May 25, 2011)
  137. Horse Jumping Safety by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 22, 2011)
  138. How Many Leaders in a Herd of Horses? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Mar. 15, 2011)
  139. How to Choose the Right Riding Vacation by Lynn Webb
    (Posted Dec. 22, 2009)
  140. Horse Runs From Owner by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Nov. 11, 2009)
  141. Horses and Wind by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 20, 2009)
  142. Upsetting Balance by Looking Down by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Apr. 7, 2009)
  143. Does My Horse Respect Me by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Feb. 20, 2009)
  144. Riding Balance by Kathleen Reagan
    (Posted Jan. 14, 2009)
  145. Horses & Thunderstorms by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 23, 2008)
  146. The Benefits Of Variety (NO! Not About Dating) by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 12, 2008)
  147. Horse Photography – How-to by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 26, 2008)
  148. Safety Around Horses by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 13, 2008)
  149. A Small Accident — Being "In The Moment" by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jul. 24, 2008)
  150. What's Safer? On Foot or Mounted? by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 14, 2008)
  151. Learning From Your Horse by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted Jun. 10, 2008)
  152. Why I Wear a Riding Helmet by Jerry Tardif
    (Posted May 27, 2008)

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