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  Top Horse Jumps Today Age W - L Height Winnings Rank
*PT Poppy Ray    13 1,122 - 511 94.5" 751,900 257
AOS SEISYLL     11 291 - 159 94" 205,400 15
3P* Devil Z    11 153 - 85 93" 137,400 842
Odins Blue     12 711 - 531 90.5" 370,700 67
GS Tonic     9 59 - 77 89.5" 36,900 3,239
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Road Apples and Sugar Cubes
16th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Sugar cubes to Madison Bumgarner for riding a horse into the stadium on opening day. Iím not a baseball fan, but Iím all for a great entrance on horseback. Extra sugar cubes, because he did a good job of mounting up. Sure heís an ...
To Blanket or Not to Blanket - Spring Edition
15th Apr 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
To blanket or not to blanket remains a question until the weather really warms up. I find myself driving back and forth to the barn frequently, to put Trillium's blanket on, and then take it off again. A few days ago, warm weather ...
10 Signs you have the Wrong Instructor The Nature of the Crazy Eventer A Tribute to Fred
 
Ripple and the Wild Horses of White Cloud Station Giveaway [Video]
12th Apr 2015   |   Product Reviews   |   PonyBox
The White Cloud Station horse series of books makes its debut in the United States with a giveaway exclusive to PonyBox.com members. The books are aimed at 8-15 year olds and bring with them a slice of New Zealand high country sta ...
Unless You Work Cattle You Are Not A Cowboy
11th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Unless youíve actually worked cattle, youíre not a cowboy. You may have bought the boots, the belt buckle and that hat. Wearing scuba gear wonít make me a scuba diver. I donít believe the saying, clothes make the man (or woman). I ...
Fixing Your Horse Blanket With Heat Bond Material
10th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
If youíre not into handsewing like I did with the baseball stitch or donít have access to a heavy duty sewing machine, thereís another way of fixing tears in horse blankets. Fusible or iron heat bonding materials can get the job d ...
Tricks for Doing Horse Laundry
7th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
I imagine there is a place where all horses are clean and all of their clothes like leg wraps, coolers and turnout rugs stays dirt free. Thatís not where I live however. My girl loves a good roll in the mud or dust and everything ...
The Pony Express Rides Again
5th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Back in 1860, there was a lot of space between the east and west coasts of North America. Getting a message across the continent was difficult. To get things moving faster, The Central Overland California and Pikes Peak Express Co ...
Ten Gifts Spring Brings to Horse Owners
3rd Apr 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Spring is in the air! The robins and other spring birds have arrived and out in our barnyards and stables, other gifts of the returning season are evident. ...
Types of Materials Used in Horse Bit Mouthpieces
1st Apr 2015   |   Equine Technology   |   Saferaphus
We took a look at some common bit mouthpieces. All mouthpieces can be made in a variety of materials, and sometimes they incorporate more than one. Different materials are thought to enhance the effectiveness of the bit, although ...
Most Common Types of Horse Bits by Severity
30th Mar 2015   |   Equine Technology   |   Saferaphus
There are many types of bits available. Go into any tack store and youíre likely going to be overwhelmed by the choices. There really are only a few main types of mouthpieces that bits are designed with. And, although Iíve listed ...
How to Make a Horse Drink Water
28th Mar 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Weíve all had a glass of water from somewhere and thought, yuck, this tastes terrible. Your horse might feel the same way. Horses get used to the taste of water at home, and then wonít drink at an event because the water tastes fu ...
What Triggers A Horse to Shed
24th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Coat growth is triggered by exposure to daylight. This explains why many horses will actually start to lose their winter coat in January, when the coldest winter weather is still upon us. Horses can start losing winter coat after ...
How to Age a Horse by Teeth
22nd Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Galvayne's groove grows out above the gumline. By the time the horse is fifteen, this groove will reach halfway to the top edge of the tooth. By the time the horse is twenty, the groove may run the full length of the tooth. By the ...
What Not to Wear - Stable Style
18th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Street clothes donít always make good riding clothes. A few of these things Iíve learned the hard way. Others are (un)common sense. Hereís what not to wear in the stable, or when youíre riding. ...
What is the Difference Between Domestic and Wild Horses
16th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
In the 1950s, a Russian geneticist became interested in how dogs evolved from wolves. Basing his research on evolutionary theory, he endeavored to speed up the process using foxes, a species that had never been domesticated before ...
Four Tactics of Wiley School Horses
14th Mar 2015   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
School horses can be wiley. Theyíre a bit like production line workers who get a tad bored and find ways to entertain themselves or make their work easier. Like a good boss, we need to know how to motivate them and keep them at th ...
I Want to Be a Pony
12th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
No one really knows if there is such a thing as reincarnation. But if there is, Iíve given some thought as to how Iíd like to return. I first considered coming back as a cat. But the prospect of being expected to hunt for mice and ...
The Most Asked Questions About Horses
7th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The top question people ask online about horses, whether they are horse owners or not, is how long do horses live? Horses, like people, are living longer than ever. This is largely due to our greater understanding of their needs, ...
Parts of the Horse Hoof
5th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Horse hooves are fascinating and so much more than hard roundish disks at the end of a horseís legs. Over the eons, horses hooves have evolved from five toes, much like your dogís. Modern horses still have vestigial digits - lefto ...
Why Horses Kick
3rd Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
One of the first things riding students learn is how to walk behind a horse without it being startled. Being startled is one of the most common reasons a horse will kick. Their hair trigger self defense strategy can sometimes go o ...
Just Buy Your Kid a Pony
1st Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Iím of the opinion that if someone wants a horse, and theyíre willing to do what it takes to look after it, they should have one. It doesnít work out that way in the real world of course. But ponies and horses are good for kids, a ...
Money Saving Tips for Horse Owners
26th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
ce of a horse is just the beginning. What if your Ďfreeí horse has an injury a week after you buy it, leaving you with a $1500 vet bill? Thatís not likely of course, but itís something to think about. The ongoing expenses can add ...
Do Horses Feet Get Cold
24th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Even the horses without shoes are getting ice cakes under their hooves. If the temperature goes up a bit, itís not unusual to see their hooves glazed with ice. Shoes without snow pads can cause the snow to melt so hard against the ...
Horse Vaccines Are Not Necessary
22nd Feb 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Equine anti-vaxxers believe that vaccinations overload or over-stimulate the horseís immune system and cause long term neurological or allergy problems. We have to remember that our own, and our horseís immune system is being assa ...
The Kentucky Feral Horse Controversy
21st Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
In a state known for its elegant stables, miles of white fences and pedigree racing stock, itís a bit of a surprise that Kentucky is home to a sizeable population of feral and free-roaming horses. Where once the mountains of Appal ...
How To Extend And Preserve Your Hay Storage
19th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Itís a long way to haying season, when the next crop will be ready. So what if you donít have enough hay to see you through to early summer? Here are a few things you can do to extend and preserve your hay store. ...
Girl Guides First Horse Encounter
17th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Riding has slowed down for the winter months. Thereís lots of snow and cold, and little motivation to go out in it and ride. I did spend a whole day at the barn recently, because apparently the Girl Guides donít notice the cold an ...
Does Color Influence A Horses Character
15th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Perhaps the horse color with the worst reputation is chestnut. Chestnut colors can range from very deep reddish brown, to a bright coppery red. Many people believe that a red chestnut will be very temperamental. Saying the words ...
2015 Equestrian Pan-Am Games
14th Feb 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
Iíve got tickets to see dressage and cross country jumping at the Pan-Am Games in July, and Iím so excited! Tickets are on sale now, and going fast, so thankfully, my daughter grabbed them early. Long side dressage tickets were a ...
Dales Pony Facing Extinction - Only 1500 Left
11th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Less than one hundred years ago, ponies and horses were still being used as modes of transportation and beasts of burden. One British breed was well known for its ability to withstand rigorous labor in harsh conditions. The Dales ...
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