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Teaching Young Horses To Go “FORWARD” Is Monumental For Success In The Breaking Process.

Now that your youngster has learned to accept you on their back, doing figure eights at a walk and accepting the bit when asked to stop is a good beginning. This next step can be hard if you do not … Continue reading

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Breaking Horses Is Easy If You Speak Their Language And Listen To What They Have To Say.

Now the journey has begun. You have a baby that has learned to  accept the bit, go forward while being driven, accept strange things touching their sides and rump, learning small amounts of voice commands and accepting a  saddle on their … Continue reading

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How Important Is Fresh Water To Horses? And, Ways To Keep Water Troughs Cool On Sweltering Hot Days.

We as human beings have multiple and unending means of having a cool fresh drink. Go to the fridge, stop at the gas station, or carry a cooler with us full of ice and cold drinks. Take a moment to … Continue reading

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Horse Sheath Cleaning; A Must Do Job for Better Health Eliminating Pain and Discomfort

Cleanliness in any form is a good thing. Keeping your horses sheath clean and free of beans is a very good thing. What is a horse’s sheath? This is the genital area that holds and protects your horse’s penis. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Tacking Up Your Horse Properly Insures Comfort and Maximum Efficiency, Helping To Avoid Sores

Tacking up your horse is not just about throwing a saddle and bridle on your horse and jumping on. It is imperative to first groom your horse and clean his or her feet before tacking up. Putting a saddle pad … Continue reading

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Equine Massage Therapy, Chiropractic and Therapy Machines for Horses. Are They Necessary?

My first question to you would be, “How many massages have you had in your life?” If the answer is none, then you need to get a good full body massage in order to understand where I am coming from. … Continue reading

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Grooming Your Horse Like A Professional

What is better than going to the barn and seeing your horse standing in the stall, shining like new money, mane perfectly pulled and laying beautifully on your horses’ neck, dapples everywhere just talking to you saying , look at … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Equine First Aid Kit For The Constant Cuts, Scrapes And Abrasions Horses Encounter

From the very moment of birth, foals, yearlings and older horses will inevitably and almost constantly acquire a considerable amount of cuts, abrasions, bruises, and unfortunately sometimes very severe injuries. It is important to always be prepared with as many … Continue reading

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Lead Shanks; an Absolute Necessity, the Different Kinds, the Uses and Misuses on Horses

Why do we need to use lead shanks? Control! Without it you can break or even lose a finger. Whenever you walk into a stall and put a halter on a horse, unless you have a tie chain in the stall and … Continue reading

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Knowing The Signs Of Horse Illnesses, And What Steps To Take

You are probably tired of me saying that horses are creatures of habit and that they will basically follow the same pattern every day. If your horses are in stalls at night, when you arrive in the morning, hopefully the same … Continue reading

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