Change Yourself, Change Your Horse
Changing yourself includes expanding your knowledge and education. As well as always being open and willing to learn.…
How To Tame A Horse - An Overview
Reading this article will not make you a horse trainer. It will not make you an expert in understanding the body language…
Building on the Basics
I heard Ian Francis once say, “Everyone wants an advanced clinic, but what they don’t realize is advanced maneuvers…
Finding That Perfect Horse
I would like to begin by saying how exciting it is to searching for a new horse! While the journey to finding your…
Make Sure These Items Are on Your Small Barn
If you only have a few horses a small barn is a great way to provide a home for your animals without building a large…
My Horse Training Stories : Horse Trail Riding
Horse Trail Riding as laid back as it seems can be one of the most dangerous things you do with a horse especially…
Horses Articles (65)
Horse Health - What to Do for Thrush
Well, now that spring is finally raising its head up out of the depths of winter, thrush is raising its ugly head as well. You know, that smelly, black stuff you find in the frog of your horse's feet. Yuck! So, just what is thrush, and what steps do you…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 18, 2011  
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Laminitis Treatment
If you are reading this article chances are you are looking for a treatment for laminitis. Laminitis is not something that can be taken lightly. If you suspect your horse has laminitis, it is imperative that your vet be called immediately for an emergency visit. The vet will treat it…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 18, 2011  
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Laminitis Symptoms And Treatment - How to Manage Laminitis
If you are reading this you probably have a horse that has had a run-in with laminitis. Laminitis is the inflammation of the laminae tissue that attaches the foot of the horse to the hoof. It is an extremely painful condition for the horse that if left untreated can lead…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 26, 2011  
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Foundering In Horses is Not the Same As Laminitis In Horses
Many horse owners believe that laminitis and founder in horses are the same thing. This is a misnomer and can be confusing to the horse owner who is used to these terms being used interchangeably. Founder is a direct result of a horse having laminitis. A horse cannot get founder…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 17, 2011  
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When And Why to Use Home Remedies for Laminitis
You head out to the barn and notice your horse is standing "funny".  After closer inspection, you recognize the symptoms of laminitis.  The first thing you should do is call your vet.  This can mean the difference between life and death for your horse.  The vet will come to your farm on an…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 15, 2011  
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Top Causes Of Laminitis
As a horse owner or horse caretaker, it is very important to understand the causes of laminitis so we can do our best to avoid it. Laminitis is an extremely painful condition of the hoof that can affect any horse. If not caught early and treated correctly, it can lead…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 25, 2011  
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Acute Laminitis In Horses
Acute laminitis in horses is a very dangerous condition. When a horse is in the acute phase of laminitis, it is critical to help your horse immediately or risk having to put the horse down. Laminitis is caused by many different, often unrelated, factors. Some of these factors are overeating…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 11, 2011  
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Horseshoeing: Responsibilities of the Horse Owner or Care Taker
Responsibilities of the Horse Owner or Care Taker All of us who own or tend to horses know the importance of a good Farrier. That being said, many of us neglect the unwritten (until now) responsibilities that should be taken into consideration when employing professional equine services. These suggestions will…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 27, 2011  
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Founder In Horses - What You Should Know
Founder in horses is not the same thing as laminitis in horses. Many people use these terms interchangeably, but it is not correct. While they are certainly related, they are not the same thing. It is important to understand the difference between the two. Founder is caused by laminitis. It…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 01, 2011  
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Fitting the Saddle to the Horse
Proper fit of the saddle to the horse is one of the most important pieces of tack that your going to own for your horse's comfort. Do not ruin a good saddle fit by using too much padding,use just enough padding to give adequate clearance for the withers and to…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 20, 2011  
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My Horse Training Stories : Benefits Of Lunging Horses
There are many many benefits to lunging your horse … some of those being getting the horse fit … and more importantly getting a horse fit to carry a rider. It also allows someone on the ground to have control of the horse while someone else is riding in terms…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Dec 08, 2011  
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Horse Feeds Stoke On Trent: Taking Care Of Your Aging Horse
As your horse starts aging his body will start working less effectively. You will realize certain weakness in his body. Besides, he may not be any more capable of grazing and chewing foods because of deteriorating teeth. Also, he may suffer from several joint issues such as arthritis. His weight…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 13, 2016  
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Active And Passive Body Language
Passive body language is language you use when you don’t want the horse to move. You aren’t facing the horse directly, you might be bent over at the shoulders, maybe even resting your leg. (Having your own hind leg cocked) Active body language is when you want the horse to…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 13, 2013  
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So You Want A Horse
Owning a horse is a large responsibility, from the cost of the care to having the right facility to house it. So before you go out and buy your first horse you might want to take the following things into consideration. Do you have enough acreage to accommodate a horse,…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 27, 2011  
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Equine Hoof Trim Evaluation 101
How do I know if my horse is trimmed correctly? This is a question that has been asked of me many times over. My goal here is not to teach you how to trim your horse. Instead, my aim is to teach you to be observant of some key elements…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 26, 2011  
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Finding That Perfect Horse
I would like to begin by saying how exciting it is to searching for a new horse! While the journey to finding your new horsie soul mate is exciting, I know that it can also be very scary. I have had horses since I was 5 and have grown up…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 14, 2014  
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4 Options Every 2 Stall Horse Barn Should Have
In its most basic form the 2 stall horse barn has two rooms. There are several options that will make your horse barn more comfortable for your horses and more convenient for you to care for them. These options include increasing the stall size, adding a Dutch door, adding a…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 16, 2012  
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How Do You Build A Shelter
How do you build a shelter for your horse that allows it to be warm and dry during inclement weather depends in part on your philosophy about what makes a happy horse. I say this because I have seen far too many a horse in a stable shut-in over extended…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 17, 2011  
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What Kind Of Horseanality Does Your Horse Have?
Pat Parelli is known for coining the term “Natural Horsemanship.” And he is also known for the saying, “People have personalities, horses have horseanalities.” Now a lot of people don’t like the “Horseanalities” and say things like, “I don’t need someone to tell me how my horse acts.” Yes, you…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 20, 2013  
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My Horse Training Stories : Teaching A Horse Lunge
Teaching a horse lunge can be both very simple and extremely hard if u get it wrong and confuse the horse. Expecting your horse to canter on a lunge straight off is also a bit too much expectation … and liable for the horse to run out taking u with…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Dec 10, 2011  
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Cattle Feed Manufacturers In India
The fixings that go into Cattle food are called Cattle Feed. The feedstuffs cows devour comprise of roughages, grains, oilseeds and repercussions. Roughages are coarse, inedible fixings that give mass to the eating routine and advance ordinary inside capacities. In the human eating regimen, nourishments like lettuce and grains give…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 06, 2016  
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How Does Backing Benifit A Horse
How does backing benefit a horse? When a horse backs up, it is a two beat gait. Meaning that the right front foot and left hind foot move together, and then the left front foot and right hind foot move together. Backing on the ground teaches the horse to get…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 13, 2013  
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Laminitis Horse Treatment - What to Do While Waiting for the Vet
A few months ago, my friend thought her horse was coming down with laminitis. She had been riding alot on roads down to a different barn to then go out riding with friends, and was scared her horse was showing signs of concussion laminitis. She called me, and I immediately…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 31, 2011  
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7 Tips For Teaching Beginners On The Lunge
People learn to ride in many ways and are instructors have developed many different routines and procedures to teach their beginner riders. The more experienced the instructor is the more the procedures are fine tuned so that the beginner rider remains safe while learning to ride in the most efficient…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 08, 2014  
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Make Sure These Items Are on Your Small Barn Plans
If you only have a few horses a small barn is a great way to provide a home for your animals without building a large and expensive full size barn. By using small barn plans you can build a comfortable home for you horses but there are several things that…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 16, 2012  
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West Nile Virus In Horses
What is West Nile encephalitis? Here is one definition; “West Nile encephalitis describes an inflammation of the central nervous system, which is caused by infection with West Nile Virus. Prior to 1999 West Nile Virus was found only in Africa, Eastern Europe, and West Asia. In August of 1999 it…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 19, 2011  
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How to Make A Horse Go Slow
To slow down a horse that wants to go fast isn’t as hard as it may seem. But it does take a know-how and consistent training. That is what we will be going over in this article. Making the horse want to slow down You want to make your idea…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 20, 2013  
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My Horse Training Stories : Horse Trail Riding Good And the Bad
Horse Trail Riding as laid back as it seems can be one of the most dangerous things you do with a horse especially if you are alone. Horses are unpredictable flight animals and when you combine an environment where anything can happen and does … things can and do go…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Dec 09, 2011  
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Solutions From Horse Livery Rotherham
Pets are usually the animals you keep in or around the house so you can play with them and make them a part of the family. Usually you think about cats, dogs, guinea pigs, parrots and other animals like that. But what happens if you are interested in a larger…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 15, 2016  
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Principles Of Horse Training
Like in everything, there are principles of horse training as well. Those principles include things like, 1. Making the right thing easy and the wrong thing hard 2. Being as gentle as possible but as firm as necessary 3. Approach and retreat These three principles aren’t the only ones of…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 18, 2013  
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