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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 ...
The Hobby Horse Craze
4th Jul 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
The current hobby horse riding craze began about fifteen years ago and was brought into the spotlight by a 2017 movie called Hobbyhorse Revolution. The movie explores this fantasy sport where the participants, mainly young girls, ride dressage tests, race and jump jumps on stick ...
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Eating Horse Meat May Help Preserve Breeds
2nd Jul 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Eating horse meat is a controversial subject that many people find offensive. But, there is a small indication that the stigma is slowly lessening. In part, itís a recognition that we need to be conscious of how we use our resources. And, some feel that raising horses for meat ma ...
Tricks to Deworm Your Horse
1st Jul 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
At some point in your horseís life, itís probably going to need medication of some sort, even if it only ever needs parasite control drugs. Depending on the how the medication is delivered, it can be tricky to get medications into your horse. Horses can get suspicious about takin ...
Introducing a New Horse to The Herd
28th Jun 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Bringing a new horse home is exciting for you. But it might be a bit too exciting for other horses that you already own. Just turning a new horse out with an existing Ďherdí is unlikely to result in nonchalance by the rest of them. They will certainly be curious, and they might f ...
Where to Find Quality Free Horse Images
25th Jun 2017   |   Graphics   |   Saferaphus
Whether youíre like me and need photos to go along with what youíve written, you want images for your website, or you want to manipulate an image for your online stable, finding the appropriate images can be hard and sites like Getty and iStockphoto can be expensive. ...
Texas Horse Hunting
24th Jun 2017   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Saferaphus
A recent post on the San Antonio Craigslist sent that local equestrian community into a furor. The ad offered horse hunting. To shoot the first horse would cost $200, any and other horses after that would cost $50. The poster claimed that he had collected a large herd of horses o ...
Equine Sickness by the Season
20th Jun 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
Each season brings with it a change in how we look after our horses. And each season brings with it problems we must watch for, and things we can let our guard down about. No sense in worrying about Lyme Disease in January when the snow covers the grass, but winter means we might ...
Horse Museums
17th Jun 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
The horse has a long history with us, so it shouldnít be surprising that there are museums around the world where horse lovers can learn more about them. Many museums feature a certain aspect of the horse world such as racing, art, horse-drawn vehicles or a specific breed. ...
How To Emergency Stop Your Horse
13th Jun 2017   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
The emergency stop is sometimes called a one-rein stop. If a horse is going much faster than youíd like it to, and itís ignoring your aids to slow down, an emergency stop can help get it back under control. Hereís how to do it. ...
Why Horses Lie Down When Ridden
11th Jun 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Itís always tempting to blame a horse for behaving badly whenever it does something we donít want it to do. But, this is rarely the case. Horses arenít really calculating like humans are, so any behavior is probably a response rather than reasoned vindication, even though it does ...
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