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When is it Too Cold for Your Horse?

Understanding when your horse may need assistance to stay warm can be tricky. Each horse has a different set of requirements based on age, hair coat, and body weight. Plus, it will vary depending on the outside conditions (moisture and…

Tips for Responsible Horseback Riding

TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY Travel responsibly on designated roads, trails and areas Stay on designated roads, trails and other areas open to horse use. Ride single file to reduce trail damage. Don’t cut switchbacks. Spread out in open country where there are…

Your Horse and Hot Summer Weather

Summer is the perfect time to own a horse. The show and competition circuit is in full swing. Farms and ranches teem with activity. Long, sunlit days lend themselves to lazy trail rides. But summer’s hot weather and high humidity…

Health Benefits of Horseback Riding

Before the modern vehicle age people used horses as the primary means of transportation and almost everyone was taught to care for and ride horses. Today, our dependence on horses is non-existent and horseback riding has become a recreational activity.…

Equine Behavior – The Interesting Basics

One of the keys to safely working with your horse is understanding natural horse behavior. If you can predict when a horse is about to be aggressive or spook at something, you are better able to respond and either avoid…

Increasing Weight and Body Condition of Your Horse

There are a number of circumstances in which owners may want their horses to increase body condition. It may simply be because a horse has lost some weight over the winter months from less access to pasture, or because it…

Researchers find benefits in getting horses properly prepared for lessons.

Riders are usually vigilant in warming up their horses before competitions, but do they consider getting their horses in the right frame of mind before teaching them? An Australian study suggests there may well be benefits. Charles Sturt University researcher…

Help a Horse Day – ASPCA – Georgia Equine Rescue League, Ltd.

Help a Horse Day by Georgia Equine Rescue League, Ltd. – ASPCA

Thrush – Prevention & Management

It’s rampant, insidious and sometimes difficult to spot or can even be invisible. It can destroy a hoof from the inside out causing a horse to become inexplicably lame. This treacherous villain is thrush, a combination of bacteria and fungi…

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