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The Elements of Saddle Fitting: 5 Fit Factors For Horse and Human

In recent years, the term “saddle fitting” has become a common topic of discussion. For many years I used the same two saddles and had the same four horses. Everything worked well – every horse fit with one of those saddles. I used twenty- five dollar…

Caring for Horses In Winter – Tips To Simplify Chore Time

Throughout the country, temperatures are dropping. For some folks, this means it has cooled down enough to begin prime riding season. For others, it means it is time to adjust riding schedules and prepare facilities for easy horse care in winter. Part of…

5 Things to Watch For in Your Horse's Hooves This Winter

This month, winter officially arrives! That may be a scary thought for some, and a happy one for others. Most equestrians, however, don’t enjoy the temperature drops, shorter days, and the thought of snow. Winter brings the possibility of issues like…

How To Safely Ride In a Parade

Parades can be a fun and exciting outing for horseback riders. Those entering parades on horseback usually decorate their horse and wear special clothing or costumes that represent the theme of the parade. Fourth of July is the most popular time of year…

Care Tips for Horses and Hot Weather Conditions

Summer is the perfect time to own a horse. The show and competition circuit are in full swing. Farms and ranches teem with activity. Long, sunlit days lend themselves to lazy trail rides. But summer's hot weather and high humidity pose serious health…

How to Calm Your Anxious and Nervous Horses

Being able to calm nervous horses down is a vital skill for a rider to develop.  Horses, as prey animals, are prone to nervousness and acute startle responses. Their emotional responses are often a result of external stimuli from their surroundings, but…

10 Tips for Boarding Your Horse | Part 2

This is a continuation of another blog post that can be found by clicking here.

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