AllHorseCare was created as part of a Hampshire College Div 3 project. Student, Marika Gerhart, set out to design a resource for horse owners, managers, and trainers alike to get the answers to and more importantly, the research behind, many common horse care questions. The information on this site was drawn from a variety of resources including: books, published scientific studies, and students’ theses. Marika also runs an equine training and rescue program, where she takes in local surrenders or helps pull horses from kill pens and then provides the rehab and/or training needed in order to successfully adopt them out into a loving, forever home. Marika empirically tested what she could on her own horses and has included her own personal experiences/opinions in the "tip" boxes found throughout this website.