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Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

Chiropractic Care for Your Horse

Having your Horse treated with Chiropractic care is a new successful way to get your horse's joints in the best condition. The main overall purpose to get your horse this type of care is to help its spinal system to function properly. Many horses will suffer from some sort of problem when it co......[Read More]
How to Recognize the Correct Diagonal at the Trot

How to Recognize the Correct Diagonal at the Trot

Learn why diagonals important while horseback riding at a posting trot, how to recognize the correct diagonal and how to easily correct wrong diagonals.......[Read More]
How to Stop Your Horse From Rearing - Using the Parelli Horse Training Method

How to Stop Your Horse From Rearing - Using the Parelli Horse Training Method

Before you can work out how to stop your horse from rearing you should take the time to work out why he is behaving in this way. Many horse riders believe that by rearing up, the horse is attempting to show he is "the boss" and so the way to respond is to punish the horse and so re-impose ......[Read More]
How to Wash a Horse

How to Wash a Horse

Washing a horse helps keep its coat clean.......[Read More]
How to Raise a Cow or Calf

How to Raise a Cow or Calf

You can raise a cow or calf in a feed lot, a pasture, on crop stubble after harvest, or a combination. The calf requires a reliable source of water and a pen to corral it when it needs to be handled for vaccinations or other management procedures. A simple roof with one or two walls can provide shad......[Read More]
How to Tie a Calf Rope to a Saddle

How to Tie a Calf Rope to a Saddle

Tying your rope to your saddle after roping a calf is called "dallying." Dallying involves looping your rope three times around the saddle horn to secure the just-roped calf to your saddle. The dally acts as an anchor to the saddle and forces the calf to pull against the combined weight of the horse......[Read More]
Horses & Cauda Equina Syndrome

Horses & Cauda Equina Syndrome

While the name “cauda equine syndrome” may seem to imply a condition that is unique to horses, it can actually develop among a variety mammals, including humans. The term “cauda equina,” which literally means “horse’s tail,” refers to the portion of the spin......[Read More]
The 3 Best Calming Essential Oils For Animals and Humans

The 3 Best Calming Essential Oils For Animals and Humans

It seems these days we have more and more stresses added to our daily lives... financial worries, stress at work (or lack of work), time crunches, health worries, and so on. And then add in the addition of preparing for the holidays.........[Read More]
An Introduction to Reining

An Introduction to Reining

Learn about the sport of reining and how you can get involved in this exciting FEI western horse sport. A profile of reining.......[Read More]
How to Clean a Western Leather Saddle

How to Clean a Western Leather Saddle

Whether your Western saddle cost several hundred or several thousand dollars, it is important to keep it clean and well maintained. A saddle that is properly cared for can provide many years of trouble-free riding, while a poorly maintained saddle can start to show its age in just a few years. Carin......[Read More]
Farrier Methods of Shaping Shoes

Farrier Methods of Shaping Shoes

Just like people's feet, horse hooves come in different shapes and sizes, and need shoes that fit correctly to keep the animal comfortable and sound. Some horses may require corrective shoeing to fix soundness or conformational faults. Horses may need different types of shoes for different riding di......[Read More]
Equine Influenza Outbreaks

Equine Influenza Outbreaks

Equine influenza is an upper-respiratory infection that is very contagious among horses. It is caused by various strains of the the influenza A virus, and can lead to bacterial pneumonia when secondary bacterial infections develop in addition to the influenza. Due to its highly infectious nature, e......[Read More]
The History Of The Melbourne Cup

The History Of The Melbourne Cup

For those of you who love a good thoroughbred race, the Melbourne Cup is where you want to be in Australia. It was inaugurated back in 1861 and is classified as "The race that stops a nation". The Melbourne Cup is on one of the most prestigious 2 mile races in the world and has been the st......[Read More]
Befriend Your Horse

Befriend Your Horse

Have you ever gone out to get your horse and they avoid you like the plague? You have to consider how the horse feels when they see you coming towards them. If they feel like you are just going to put them through another torture session, chances are they won't be looking forward to it.......[Read More]
How to Groom Horse Hair

How to Groom Horse Hair

The right grooming protocol can turn an ordinary looking horse into a magnificent example of his species. Learning to groom your horse properly is a big part of horsemanship. Taking the time to gather the proper supplies and equipment is key to making your horse look his best.......[Read More]
Arabian Horse Training Tips

Arabian Horse Training Tips

Arabian horses are symbols of the Bedouin culture. They were raised as partners and friends, living with the family and being entrusted with responsibility in their desert homeland. This horse readily bonds with humans, and traits of intelligence, curiosity and trust remain with many individuals t......[Read More]
Are You Killing Your Horse With Kindness?

Are You Killing Your Horse With Kindness?

Feeding horses today is far removed from how horses are designed to eat. Today, most horses are offered high energy feeds twice a day with a limited grazing opportunity between feeds. This can result in strain on the metabolism causing illnesses like colic, laminitis, tying-up or azoturia as well as......[Read More]
Shoeing FAQ - How Will Shoes Affect My Horse?

Shoeing FAQ - How Will Shoes Affect My Horse?

Answer to your questions about shoeing your horse. Does your horse need shoes? Find out what conditions and sports might require shoes, what a good shoeing job looks like, how often shoes should be reset and more.......[Read More]
In Horse Training, Timing is Everything

In Horse Training, Timing is Everything

Horses are hyper-aware of our every move, so timing with horses is vital in horse training. If you don't time your actions correctly, you can even program your horse into bad behavior without realizing it. In this article, we give a couple of examples of mistakes you can easily make with a hors......[Read More]