Saddles are upholstered seats for the rider of a horse. A well-made saddle provides support and security and lets the rider sit over the animal’s point of balance. Saddles have many components, including a base frame, panels, flaps, and skirts.
It is important to learn how to time your signals properly. If you don’t learn the exact timing of your signals, you’re more likely to end up with a horse that is frustrated and not responding to the training you’re trying to do.
If you were born in the year 1942, 1954, 1966 197, 1990 or 2002, then according to Chinese Astrology, you are a Horse. You’re popular and attractive to the opposite sex. You can be ostentatious and impatient. You need people but should marry a Tiger or a Dog. Avoid the Rat! Horses crave love and […]
Animals are prone to various diseases. Some of these may leave permanent damage while others are fatal. One example, which could go either way, is equine colic. This happens when the horse experiences pain in the abdomen and things can get worse if medical attention is not administered immediately. If the doctor has not arrived […]
Unlike human babies, colic in horses can become really serious. In fact, it is considered an emergency because of the potential damage that it can do to the horses. Even when treated immediately, only some will respond to treatment and medication. The condition of most will only deteriorate. Colic in horses, like in humans, is […]
Common Sense Horse Training When you’re into horse training, you need to find the best approach suitable to your horse. Some approaches work better than others and it all depends on the horse’s learning capacity. The learning pace of each horse varies; some learn faster than others and there are also those who are too […]
Iceland has its own unique horse breed that came to Iceland with the first settlers. Archaeological digs have revealed that the ancient breed is a descendant of a now-extinct breed except for in Iceland, where the isolation has kept it preserved. The Icelandic horse is well known for having a heavy coat, being short, sturdy, […]
What are the four most important lessons in horse training? According to experts, you need to teach your horse about motivation, spot, direction, and reward. Horse trainers who find it hard to handle horses will need to teach these four lessons to their horse. It doesn’t really matter if you’re training a performance horse […]
New horse owners will surely freak out when they see an animal bucking. Their dream to ride a horse might end in that instant. But wait… don’t give up yet. There’s still a chance to fulfil that dream. Other riders are able to manipulate bucking horses but that doesn’t make them excellent trainers. Training a […]
Horse Training – Handling Bad Habits Some horses tend to show bad habits. Once you notice them, determine the cause and correct the bad habits at once. Here are some of the bad habits of horses and how you can handle them properly. Desensitizing your horse to umbrellas. Video Rough Draft Balking – the horse […]
Horse Training Clinics When you’re still learning to ride and handle your horse, going to horse training clinics is vital. You and your horse can encounter many great experiences in the clinic. It doesn’t really matter whether you’re an advanced rider or a beginner. Horse training clinics usually offer different levels of horsemanship classes to […]
If you want to train your horse, you need to catch its attention. Horses hate human presence; they instantly feel threatened when humans are around. You see, they are the prey while the humans are the predators. It’s a natural instinct for horses to evade humans. Catching their attention is of great importance to the […]
Horse Lead Training Horsemen often boast about their horses having ‘the feel’. What it’s all about anyway? You will find out later once you’ve learned about horse lead training. How to keep your whips & crops organized with the right holder video Training your horse to wear a halter and the lead may take some […]
Horse blankets have been used at ceremonies and other special occasions. The intention was actual use under a saddle, often with an added pad. The blanket also served to cover the pad for a better look for riding or for show. The blanket could be used when riding with no saddle or pad, serving as […]
Let us say winter is here and you’re warm and cozy by the fireplace, drinking the hot chocolate and reading a good book. Maybe you are enjoying some soothing music while ensconced in your favorite pajamas; all wrapped up comfortably in your soft blanket while the snow falls lightly outside. Mistreated Horse In Need Of […]