Horses

Learn what you need to know to safely train and ride a horse. We also cover feeding, transporting and dealing with possible health problems.

Understanding a Horse

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Horses live in a hierarchal society with rules and boundaries that are communicated through the body language of the alpha member. The alpha mare contains the herd and directs them...

Reinless Riding – How to Do It

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Riding without reins is really just an illusion that impresses people. Most professional trained show horses, especially the working western breeds, as accustomed to this level of accomplishment in their...

Helping the Lonely Horse

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Horses are herd animals, so the solitary horse is probably lonely. If you have a horse that paces fence lines or cries when it is stalled in a barn where...

Tips For Boarding a Horse

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Not everyone can lodge their horse at home, so it is important to find the right place to keep your horse. Stabled horses rely solely on humans for care and...

Buying a Horse

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Buying a horse can be very exciting, but it is a serious matter that requires a lot of thought beforehand. It is important to remember that the initial cost of...

Dealing With an Older Horse

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Aging horses have a much longer life span ahead of them today, as opposed to twenty years ago. The benefits of modern veterinarian care, supplements, preventative care, and the dedication...