Principles Of Horse Training
Like in everything, there are principles of horse training as well. Those principles include things like, 1. Making…
My Horse Training Stories : Bucking Horse Problem
As life always go I sell one horse ‘Willow’ .. the one I keep ‘Flick’ goes constantly lame due to abscesses…
My Horse Training Stories : Horse Trail Ride
My Horse Training Stories… What happens when you break the rules!! The Trail ride from hell There are certain rules…
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…
City Slicker Your Horse
Getting your horse to be “city slicker broke” includes getting on and off your horse in all sorts of different…
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,…
Horses Articles (65)
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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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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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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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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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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Wet Saddle Pads, Long Rides, Concentrated Training
“If you want a truly trained horse, there are 3 things you have to have in equal doses” Clinton Anderson says that his mentor Gorden Mckinly always told him. If you read why, you will understand the reasons behind it. The 3 things ingredients are like the 3 legs to…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 13, 2013  
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You Gotta Love Horses
Horses. Strong, majestic, symbolic, and used by man for millennia as modes of transportation, war machines, and even as good friends. My first horse experience takes me all the way back to Juneau, AK, where I was born. There's a family getaway there called Echo Ranch a few miles out…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jun 18, 2011  
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Horseback Riding for the Handicapped
“The horse and human bond has been known since antiquity for its healing qualities. With a therapy horse’s non-judgmental approach quiet trust, and sense of play, students are highly motivated to learn and grow into their full potential.” For three years, I volunteered at Equest, a therapeutic riding center for…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jan 30, 2014  
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My Horse Training Stories : Used Horse Saddles
What to look for when buying a used horse saddle… Firstly …Check the brand of the saddle you are considering buying This will tell you alot about the saddle before you go any further.. make sure the saddle is properly marked .. there should be stamps in the leather and…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jan 12, 2012  
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Never Skip Steps With Your Horse
Safety is really important around horses. A horse is a 1000lb prey animal, and we are 150lb people. A horse will win every time. Safety is incredibly important when you are around horses. You should never skip steps when it comes to safety and what you do to be safe.…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 20, 2013  
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Practicing Safe Horsemanship Part 1
One of the most important rules when being around a horse is safety. This cannot be stressed enough as a horse is the prey and you are the predator, so when you are approaching a horse let him know you are coming speak to him so he is aware of…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 06, 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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