There are two basic styles of pack saddles that are popular in the United States - the Sawbuck and the Decker. While most people are familiar with the Sawbuck saddle and its classic wooden cross bucks...
A saddle is different from a traditional bicycle seat. A seat is designed to carry complete weight of the rider. while a saddle is built to carry some and not all of the cyclist's weight. A comfortabl...
There are three types of Farriers. The first has been taught by one of the many institutions/schools. In this case the education usually could be a 2 week course at the most basic level, an 8 week cou...
Studies have shown there's a 98% chance most horses feet are pigeon toed. This fact puts the horse at risk of lameness due to instabilities in its gait or motion and way of travel. Farrier textbooks s...
First off, on the humorous side let's just clear something up right now. Shoeing horses is very arduous strenuous work and as a result it may very well be "Joy" is the last thing you might be feeling ...
Your horse comes up lame, he limps, bobs his head, is obviously in pain, won't run and all you can do is wonder just how serious will this be, will we ever ride again. Not your best case scenario.Mayb...
Owning a horse is a huge responsibility. One of the most important issues of ownership is the prevention of lameness. If your horse comes up permanently lame the fun is over. Vet bills, therapy, waste...
Having a horse is fun, but a major responsibility, so be thorough on your research of barns to board it at. It pays to choose a place that is close to where you live, has facilities that are well main...
If you're like a lot of horse owners perhaps you've tried several horseshoers or perhaps there was only one choice in your area and you only use the local farrier. In either case the chances are prett...
If you love horses, own horses, ride horses, anything horses what you want is to understand these wonderful animals.One of the least understood and most important areas of horses is the proper care of...