Category: Horses

Teaching a Horse to Stand

Teaching your horse to stand quietly when you ask him to “whoa’” is important. Standing quietly is something the animal will have to do routinely

Horse Breeds

Horses can be broken down into categories, and then breeds within those categories. The categories are as follows. Light Riding Breeds. Arabians, Saddlebreds, Appaloosa, Cleveland

Understanding a Horse

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

Reinless Riding – How to Do It

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

Helping the Lonely Horse

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