Tag Archives: Christa Leste-Lasserre

Rider rein perception

Interesting article from thehorse.com by Christa Leste-Lasserre called Riders’ Perception of Rein Tension found its way to my inbox recently. I agree that riders probably judge themselves to have much more contact than they do, but found it interesting that … Continue reading

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Another Equine Allergy Treatment?

I’m starting to think horse.com has gotten inside my head.  They sent me an article this morning, Researchers Developing Immunotherapeutic IBH Treatment by Christa Leste-Lassere. In summary, scientists are cloning biting bugs (gnats, midges, etc) in order to produce enough … Continue reading

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Equine Branding Stress

I recently read an article discussing how much stress permanent identification causes horses. The study compared the stresses of hot branding to micro-chipping. I’m all for permanent means of identifying horses in order to make it easier to get them back … Continue reading

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Mares vs. Geldings

It’s no secret; I’m not fond of mares. I always found them to be moody and temperamental, so much like their human counter parts, and I decided I wanted to be the only female on the Triple H Ranch. Now … Continue reading

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