Horses have a superior sense of hearing compared to people. What a horse pays attention to can be seen by the direction their movable ears are pointing towards. This sense helps warn them of predators
Care Is important to the health and wellness of a horse. Feeding, Cleaning and grooming are all parts of a horses care.
A step by step exercise in figuring out why you and your horse aren't "speaking the same language". It happens to all riders from time to time. It is important to know that we shouldn't get frustrated. Stay calm and think your way through the problem to figure it out.
Those horse show ribbons can pile up after just a few events. Here are some creative ways to display your horse show ribbons.
Some of us are lucky enough to have flexible schedules and laid-back lifestyles. Allowing as much time at the barn and riding as we would like. Others, not so much. Here is my advice on how to make the most of your riding time!
High Touch Jin Shin is an ancient Japanese healing art that uses 26 acupoints to help energize the body so that it can heal itself. This alternative therapy has been shown to help horses as well.
Argo is the beloved Palomino horse belonging to Xena, Warrior Princess. Through thick and thin this talented steed, played mainly by a horse called Tilly, is there for Xena whenever she needs her. Carrying Xena into battle accompanied by that...
It seems that recently I have been talking to my students a lot about hand position. So I thought it would be a good time for me to write a little about it.
Smithfield horse market unfortunately gives rise to animal cruelty and abuse. Some of the horses are treated appallingly, and there has been violence among the people attending.
Another topic that can be controversial amongst horse owners is whether or not they feed their horses treats. Also, how they do it, whether they feed them by hand or if they throw them in the horses feed pans.