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…
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…
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…
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…
Horse Halters: Nylon Horse Halter Has High Resistance
Horse halters are an important item at the stables. Without halters, you cannot manage the horses. Many people run…
Lessons for Horseman
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Horses Articles (65)
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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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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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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Best Site for Fifa 16 Coins 5 Various Astounding Points In Relation
One thing what type must not overlook usually it will be very needless that will squander aside buy fifa 16 coins paypal dollars around paying for innovative outfits prior to taking some sort of holiday. Summer time outfits which in turn drivers possessed using them about the very last voyage…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Nov 17, 2015  
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My Horse Training Stories : Discovering Horse Problems Australia
I discovered John and Linda Oleary’s Horse Problems Australia about 18 months ago and it was what started me on my journey to where I am now … wanting to be a horse trainer and thinking that maybe I can do it … not just by what I have learnt…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Dec 08, 2011  
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The Vaqueros Contribution for the Working Cowboy
Chaps were introduced by the Spanish to protect their legs from cactus,brush and thorns. The first chaps were large pieces of cowhide attatched to the saddle and wrapped around the leg. Later chaps changed by coming up with a chap that hung from their belt, they used pieces of rawhide…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 23, 2011  
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Controling the Engine Of A Horse
Why would I need to control the hindquarters of a horse? The hindquarters of a horse is like the engine to a car. It is where all the power comes from. Now imagine if you were in a car and whenever the car wanted to it could just take off…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 09, 2013  
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Change Yourself, Change Your Horse
Changing yourself includes expanding your knowledge and education. As well as always being open and willing to learn. Teach the person with the horse If you are a trainer training other peoples horses or a person who hired a horse trainer, it is very important to teach the 2 leg…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 22, 2013  
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How To Purchase A Horse - The Initial Visit
Now that we've discussed the basics regarding how to buy a horse it's time to hone our skills and get real picky about what may be one of our biggest financial and emotional investments. It's time to go see the horse! So what should that first visit be like? What…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jun 01, 2011  
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My Horse Training Stories : Horse Trail Ride From Hell !
My Horse Training Stories… What happens when you break the rules!! The Trail ride from hell There are certain rules you should always follow when working with green horses. This day we broke a couple of these rules which ended in a very dramatic trail ride which really didn’t end…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jan 05, 2012  
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Founder In Horses
Founder in horses happens after the horse has had laminitis. It is a direct result of laminitis. Many people use the terms "founder" and "laminitis" interchangeably, but they are different ailments that are related to each other. If a horse has laminitis and is not treated immediately, founder can set…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Apr 11, 2011  
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Horse Training Can Be Boring
Doing the same thing over and over, day after day. It could get boring yes. And sometimes it does, but that is how you are going to get a good reliable horse trained. Really well trained horses have been there, done that. But it just isn’t once, twice, or even…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Jul 19, 2013  
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Hedgeholme Stud
Have you ever dreamed about owning a horse? Have you always wanted to be able to get your own miniature horse or competition winner horse, raised with due care and attention? If the answer is yes, then all you may have to do is to go online! You will definitely…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Feb 02, 2016  
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My Horse Training Stories : Hoof Boots Why I Use Them
Firstly I would like to say I love my farrier !! … not in a love love kinda way but more in the fact I have a hug amount of respect for him in terms of the huge amount of passion he has for horses feet!! ..he was the one…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Dec 07, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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