Grooming a horse safely and correctly is a very important part of daily horse care. It is a great time to check over the horse for any issues on his skin, back, and girth area and to get an idea of ho...
For as long as people have made horses a part of their lives, there have been horse related emergencies. Those who don't know much about horses are often surprised that these seemingly graceful and...
Horses are one of the most exciting pets to own and they make excellent companions. In fact, they are almost like people with their own personalities. However, taking care of your horse is a big respo...
Traditional veterinary medicine, much like in the human world, is often based on treating symptoms rather than the cause, or the underlying problem. Alternative horse therapies, on the other hand, are...
Here's another question from email after my post about a horse's sense of trust (No click). And it brings out a point about a horse's senses that you might not have realized. I certainly didn't until ...
Special horse care for the cold weather season usually starts in early November We here in eastern Canada (Saint-Lazare, Quebec) were pretty lucky with winter up until a few weeks ago (January 2007). ...
Don't let your horse stand on wet or hard stall floors. Horses need extra cushion and dryness in their stalls to help promote healthy hooves and overall general health. Horse bedding provides comfor...
Our older horses are loyal horses and many of them are still eager to hit the trails or even compete at a local show. Some have been retired to their pastures to live out their days in equine luxury....
Many horses spend a lot of time in their stalls, so it is important for us to ensure that we provide the best stall possible. Horses that spend a lot of time in an indoor stall will need to receive th...
When first learning to saddle a horse, you should know that there is no difference between using a western saddle or an English saddle. They require the same knowledge and steps.Before Saddling Your H...