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  Top Horse Jumps Today Age W - L Height Winnings Rank
H* Antidote      10 411 - 110 96.75" 625,400 4
NE Ashes to Ashes     12 575 - 232 96.5" 491,100 20
Seraphim     11 298 - 308 96.5" 221,800 21
H* Esperanza     11 371 - 167 94.5" 387,600 40
RS Classic Affair     5 79 - 95 92.25" 53,000 3,546
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Equine RFID Tagging
19th Sep 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
1While pets and other livestock have been carrying microchips for quite some time, using RFID for horses has been a little slower to take off. Back in 2007, the United States Department of Agriculture approved a microchip implant for tracking equines with the National Animal Iden ...
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Racehorse Burials
16th Sep 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Back in 2014, a group of archeologists dug beneath the Californian soil and unearthed three large horse skeletons. The skeletons were remains of three famous race horses that raced on the property when it was part of Hollywood Park, an elaborate race track supported and frequente ...
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Shades of Bay
13th Sep 2017   |   Barrel Racing   |   Saferaphus
A bay horse has an overall brown or red-brown body with black mane, tail, legs, ear tips and muzzle. These black areas are called the horseís black points. If the horse doesnít have these points, it isnít considered a bay. ...
How to Keep Your Horse Cool
9th Sep 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Whether to avoid heat stress or to treat an inflamed injury, there are lots of ways to cool your horse. Cold hosing is one way to treat injuries and can be very effective. But, itís messy, not very portable and time-consuming. A cool bath with a hose, or standing in a pond can be ...
Horse Dental Problems
7th Sep 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
Many people have dental cavities. Most of us know that cavities form because bacteria of all types thrive in our mouths. If we donít clear the bacteria out and disrupt their plaque building activity, the plaque covering grows. Any sugar in your mouth is used by the plaque and pro ...
Horses and Goats
3rd Sep 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Getting a goat is a commitment just like any other companion or livestock animals. They take some care but really are pretty low maintenance. Theyíre good around horses, although some horses might harass a goat. Goats have been known to chew off a horseís tail because goats like ...
Horse Cosplay and Anime
1st Sep 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Steampunk isnít the only cosplay opportunity out there. Cosplay is probably most commonly associated with anime. But the stories that anime characters are based on donít usually ride horses. There are a few exceptions, however. Cowboy America seems a good fit for your anime cospl ...
The Last of the Horse Roundups
29th Aug 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
Wild horse roundups may be reminiscent of the old west but they still take place today although they may not happen for the same reason as they did back before the turn of the 20th century. Today, roundups may have more to do with maintaining herd health than finding horses for w ...
Finding Your Rhythm with Music
27th Aug 2017   |   Dressage   |   Saferaphus
Good rhythm means your horse is using its body and legs efficiently. It means itís moving freely making the ride more comfortable for you. Thatís what good training and good riding are all about: helping your horse to be more comfortable and safer to ride while making the horseís ...
Horse Slaughter in Canada
26th Aug 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Saferaphus
The horse slaughter industry in Canada, according to 2016 statistics brings in about $80 million dollars in exports. That represents about 12 million kilograms of meat (26,000,000 lbs) or about 65,000 horses earmarking Canada as a world leader in horse meat exports. There is a sm ...
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Horse Quarantine Basics
22nd Aug 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
If you own a horse, especially if you keep it at home, you need to know how you would keep one in quarantine if the need arises. You may want to bring a new horse home and make sure that it doesnít have any transferable health problems like viruses or lice and other skin diseases ...
Horse Branding 101
20th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
There are two types of brands. For freeze branding, a branding iron is set in dry ice and alcohol to bring the metal down to a scaldingly low temperature. The frozen brand is set against the horseís skin. Depending on how long the brand is left on the skin, it may kill the color ...
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Horse Fails Drug Test After Worker Pees in Stall
19th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Asking your staff not to pee in the horse stalls seems a little weird, but apparently this is a real problem. A race horse named Wotadoll was given a drug test after a race. The results showed traces of a painkilling drug called Tramadol. After an investigation as to how the drug ...
Spotted Horse Breeds
16th Aug 2017   |   Breeds   |   Saferaphus
When you think of a horse with spots, itís likely you will picture an Appaloosa. The Appaloosa is a very popular breed, often listed among the top five popular horse breeds worldwide. They are known for their spotted coat patterns and leopard spots from hoof to head are not unusu ...
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What is in Horse Fly Spray
14th Aug 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
There are several plant based extracts used in bug repellant. One such ingredient is geraniol. This is an extract of geranium plants and it too has a perfumy smell. The plants pennyroyal, various types of mint, eucalyptus, and wormwood are sometimes found in fly repellents. Cedar ...
What is in Horse Hay
12th Aug 2017   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
1My hands are sore, my muscles are tired and my legs and forearms are scratched and bruised. That means we must be haying. Itís been a rough year again for those trying to get hay off of the fields. Constant rain has been a problem in my area, with barely two sunny days in a row, ...
Horse Riding and Work Gloves
8th Aug 2017   |   Clothing and Makeup   |   Saferaphus
They may seem like a small detail. And you might think they look a little silly. But a pair of riding gloves may make your ride safer and more comfortable. Gloves protect your hands and they give you better grip. In competition, gloves are part of good presentation. And, the good ...
Horse Pasture Toys
6th Aug 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Toys can help a horse pass the time in a stall and provide entertainment to pastured horses. Some horses are more curious than others and will love playing with things they can pick up, toss or manipulate in some way. Young horses are more likely to play with a toy than older one ...
Get Your Horses Shine On
4th Aug 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
I love my horseís coat in the late spring and early summer, just after the winter coat has fallen out, but before the sun bleaches it dry. There are a few ways to avoid dry dull coat, beyond providing a healthy diet and parasite control program. Here are a few ways to help your h ...
Camarillo White Horse History
2nd Aug 2017   |   Breeds   |   Saferaphus
The Camarillo White horse is not a new breed but it has always been rare. Established just over a hundred years ago from a single stallion, the breed existed almost solely in California. The foundation stallion, Sultan, was said to be a Spanish Mustang, pure white in color. Sult ...
Difference Between Curb Bit and Snaffle Bit
30th Jul 2017   |   Horse Tack   |   Saferaphus
Do you know what type of bit this is? Is it a curb or a snaffle? How can you tell? What is the difference between a curb and a snaffle bit? Whether to call a bit is a curb or snaffle can be hard to determine, because in some circles a snaffle bit might be quite different than in ...
City Work Horses
28th Jul 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
When we think of working horses, we tend to picture horses used in agriculture and forestry work. Horses truly were the horsepower that helped us not just survive in our environment, but thrive. They were engines of many vehicles and machines. But, of course, horses had many uses ...
Horse Slaughter Ban to be Lifted in US
25th Jul 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Saferaphus
But since the new U.S. President took office back in November of 2016, there has been speculation that the bill that ended horse slaughter would be repealed. It now looks that looks like it may actually happen. ...
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Horse Trailering 101
22nd Jul 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
One of the most stressful situations for a horse is riding in a trailer, and that in turn, makes things stressful for us. A horse that travels happily makes life much easier. Many donít, and the difficulties start well before the horse gets onboard. In fact, some horses, just on ...
Horse What
20th Jul 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Ever heard of a horse this or that and wondered how it got its name. What do horse beans, marines and chestnuts have to do with horses? Hereís a look. ...
Horses by The Sea
18th Jul 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
So many horse breeds originated in European countries like Germany, France, and Great Britain that we forget that there are also many breeds developed elsewhere. Certainly, the Arabian Peninsula and area is where the Arabian, Barb, Akhal-Teke and other hot blooded breeds began. ...
The Framework of Your Horse
15th Jul 2017   |   Horse Anatomy   |   Saferaphus
When we think of the parts of the horse weíre likely to think of those illustrations that show where parts like the poll, pastern, and hock are. But, all of those parts are also made of other things, and form the framework on which our horses are built. There are four basic types ...
Feeding Young Horses
12th Jul 2017   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
A mareís milk production starts to decline gradually after the foal is about two months old. So from this point, until the foal is weaned, and some people think even before, a little extra in the form of a concentrated feed will help the foal grow strong and healthy. Once weaned, ...
Horse Show Hair
9th Jul 2017   |   Clothing and Makeup   |   Saferaphus
If you ride, youíre probably familiar with the phenomena of helmet hair. And, around the stable, there is a good chance your hair is tucked under a cap most of the time. If your hair is long, a ponytail is probably as close to an actual hairstyle you get. Itís functional, easy an ...
Horses and Fireworks
6th Jul 2017   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
If you belong to any sort of pet rescue group or page on Facebook or follow similar feeds on Twitter, youíll no doubt notice that in the days following events that feature fireworks as part of the party, there are a lot more lost dogs and cats. This even happened to one of my nei ...
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