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Were You Born In The Year of The Horse?

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 […]

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Treatment for Equine Colic

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 […]

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What to do when there is horse colic

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 […]

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Common Sense Horse Training – How To Slow Down Your Horse Video

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 […]

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Horse Riding in Iceland

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, […]

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The Cutter Farm Horse Show

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 […]

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Do You Show Your Horse Love in The Winter?

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 […]

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Saddles and Horse Blankets

They would seem to be a team anywhere, the saddles and horse blankets. Western saddles and horse blankets are a necessary couple. Not all saddles require the use of a horse blanket. Indeed, there is also padding which could eliminate the need for the horse blanket under a saddle. Choosing a Rope Halter video. Rope […]

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Training a Spooky Horse

Even when you’re already a horse trainer, you should not stop learning about horses. Wild horses are not used to human presence. It can be very hard to train them especially if you lack patience and determination. Training a spooky horse is challenging but if you’re up to it, a wild horse is always waiting […]

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Are Horse Blankets Really Necessary?

Physically the horse is a thing of incredible beauty and unbelievable wonder. There are very few things in the world more beautiful than a well-groomed horse in motion. It doesn’t matter if that horse is performing a complicated dressage test, running down the backstretch, sailing over a jump, or chasing after a calf, the horse […]

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How To Groom A Horse Video

Horses and Sunburn As humans, we are aware of the danger of staying in the sun too long. We know that if we spend to much time out in the sun we run the risk of turning a nice tan into an ugly sunburn. In addition to being unattractive and painful, we are also aware […]

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Horse Training Schools

If you want to become a good horse trainer, you should be able to attend horse training schools. Education is very important and this is also true with proper horse training. as you become a good trainer, you can also improve your riding skills. Video: How To Stop Rearing and Bucking – How to deal […]

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Why Leg Wraps and Horse Blankets are Handy

Many items are needed to care for horses. Let’s explore two such items now. Suppose your horse needed added warmth? Would you just let it shiver and risk illness? No, you’d provide it with something called a horse blanket. Horse blankets are quite handy and can be used in many different ways, to benefit both […]

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Ponies Are So Adorable

Almost any baby is adorable. Okay, there are some that only a mother could love, but then beauty is in the eye of the beholder. How could anyone not fall in love with ponies? They have such a charm, children are attracted to them, children’s books are written about them, and horse blankets are made […]

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Do You Know What’s Under Your Saddle?

The horse blanket was created for functional use, to be placed under the saddle as an extra cushion, or to be used when a saddle was not available or not necessary. When riding without a saddle, the blanket can soak up sweat or dirt from the horse to prevent or reduce transfer onto your clothing […]

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Caring for a Pony During the Winter

Most horse owners have started out the same way… loving and caring for ponies. Former pony owners look back on their pony owning years and a distant faraway expression comes over their faces. It is nearly impossible for a horse owner not to have a pony story, some good some not so good. Video: How […]

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Horse blankets and Horse Boots Have Their Purposes

“Horse boots?” you ask. “Horse blankets…does my horse come with its own wardrobe?” The purchase of a horse can bring so many changes; it can overwhelm the owner just by the information needed on the supplies. Video: How to Groom a Horse. This video is on how to use the different brushes while grooming.  For […]

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The Different Types of Fly Sheets

Anyone who owns horses knows that flies are a problem. Even barns and horse owners with the tidiest stables, that haul their manure away immediately and have nice dry sandy lots have to deal with fly issues. Many horse owners attempt to control their fly population by using a variety of methods including fly sprays, […]

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Choosing Tack for the Dressage Horse

Dressage is a riding discipline that celebrates discipline, grace, elegance, and beauty. It is a riding discipline that is made even more beautiful by its simplicity. Video: A Rescue Horse’s Story – Mojito is a rescue horse who is (almost) 4 years old.  Mojito has been adopted! He is both intelligent and sensible. He was […]

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