Tag Archives: my first horse

Bad Behavioral Problems With Horses, Identifying The Causes, Solving The Problem.

Throughout my many years of watching horses, I have seen my share of bad horse behavior. Always the very first question I ask myself is, “What would cause that horse to behave in that way?” I take a look at … 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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Choosing The Correct Equipment for Halters, Bridles and Saddles, and Saddle Pads

First on the list is deciding which kind of halter you want to buy for your horse, nylon versus leather. Personally, I only use leather equipment on my horses. Unfortunately, leather equipment is more expensive but will break in the … 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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Barn Etiquette: Necessary Tools, Feed and Hay Storage, and Manure Management

My advice would be to prepare yourself for Mother Nature. Horses need care regardless of the weather. There will be times when you will have to go out in the torrential rain, sleet or snow, or the bitter cold as … 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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Hauling Your Horse: Safety and Caution Must Come First

Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of your first horse. It’s time to either move your new responsibility to a boarding stable or to your own farm. There are many horsemen who will haul your horse for a reasonable … Continue reading

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