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How to Handle Horses That Kick or Charge at You Because They Do Not Want You In Their Stall.

Walking into a stall and having a thousand pound horse charge at you with teeth bared and ears flat back on their neck really is no fun. Actually, it is quite scary. Usually horses that exhibit bad stall manners are … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Training and Conditioning Horses Is Common Sense

Do you remember that very first long ride you took with your horse? My guess is that you experienced soreness throughout your legs or you were extremely sore all over your body. You became this way simply by riding your … Continue reading

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Introducing Your Horse to Other Horses: Important Steps to Keeping Your New Horse Safe

Introducing your new horse to other horses can sometimes carry some tense moments. Horses are not always kind to the new kid on the block. Always, there will be a pecking order that needs to be established. The pecking order … Continue reading

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Buying Your First Horse – Part Three, Personality and Mannerisms

Ok, you think you may have found the right horse. You went through all the check points in part one, you have made arrangements at the nearest horse stables that meet the requirements that were discussed in part two, or … Continue reading

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Buying Your First Horse: Part Two

Recently, I published an article called Before Buying a Horse, You Must Consider…, which provided information on what to look for, and how to size up the good and the not so good points of a horse that you need … Continue reading

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