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Tips for a Long Flowing Mane
18th Dec 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
My horse is perfect of course, in her imperfect way. One of her imperfections in my eyes is her skimpy tail. She has a thick mane, but for some reason, her tail doesnít follow suit. Is there any way to make her tail long and flowi ...
Past Horse Gurus
15th Dec 2015   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
We may have Monty Roberts, the Parellis, and John Lyons to guide us to perfect equestrian enlightenment. But, before they existed, who did we have to turn to? It seems there have always been horse gurus and whisperers. But, some h ...
Ask Polo - Article 2 16 October 2010 Provincial Junior Showjumping Championships - Part 2 May 16 2010 Showing Championships
 
How the Yakut Horse Breed Withstands Arctic Cold
13th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Scientists have examined another breed of horse that is able to withstand temperatures of -70C and made some surprising discoveries. The Yakutian horses of North East Siberia live in temperatures that would reduce most of our hors ...
Pony Club Opens Horsemasters Program for Adults
12th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Not only will adults be able to take advantage of Pony Clubís learning opportunities, but they may also compete in Pony Club events such as show jumping, mounted games, hunt seat, western, dressage and eventing. Western riding is ...
Labeling Your Horse Tack
8th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
If you board your horse, or if there is more than one horse and rider pair in your stable, labeling your gear is a good idea. It helps prevent confusion when things arenít put back where they belong, and labeled items are a bit le ...
Horse Eye Problems and Infections
6th Dec 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
The simplest first aid treatment for any eye problem is washing the area with a saline solution. You can easily make this at home with cooled boiled water and sea salt. There are lots of recipes online and you canít go too far wro ...
Training Off The Track Standardbreds
5th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Despite the difference in body type, training and gaits of your average riding horse, Standardbreds can make the transition from track star to saddle horse. Most have good temperaments, and come with some useful training already i ...
Cloning A Polo Horse
3rd Dec 2015   |   Equine Technology   |   Saferaphus
Cloning does provide a sort of carbon copy however. Normally a mareís egg will contain one set of genes. The stallion then provides the second set, and the offspring becomes a mix of the two. But the cloning process starts with ta ...
Should You Spay Your Mare From Breeding
26th Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Gelding male horses is a common procedure. There are many advantages including a more predictable temperament, preventing unwanted breedings and may result in increased growth for the individual. If gelding a horse has benefits wo ...
The Basic Stuff
24th Nov 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Are you getting a horse? Chances are, if youíre getting your first horse, youíll want to plan ahead and be sure that you have everything ready for its arrival. Youíll want to plan how you will house your horse, and have fenced pad ...
Horse Backs Are Not Fit For Riding
21st Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
In our quest to be Ďnaturalí horse owners, we sometimes forget one thing. The very thing we get a horse for isnít natural. In fact, sitting on your horseís back isnít even very good for it. A horseís back isnít made to carry a loa ...
War Horses
18th Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Remembrance Day and Memorial Day are celebrated in many countries during the month of November. Itís a time to thank veterans and remember fallen heros. Along with the human heros, many of us also give some thought to the thousand ...
History of Horse Saddles
15th Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
It took us about 2000 years from the first domesticated horses 6000 years ago, to develop something resembling a saddle. The first saddles were simple pads of leather or cloth, held on by the seat of the rider against the horse. A ...
When Not To Use a Rain Sheet
14th Nov 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
A rain sheet doesnít have any insulation and I think that rain sheets are a bad idea during cold weather. They flatten the horseís coat, and donít provide any insulating layer. They do block the wind and rain, but when itís really ...
Weddings on Horseback
11th Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
One of the simplest and most romantic weddings was of a friend who decided she wanted to be married at a favorite spot on trail. She found a minister willing to ride out with them, and luckily for the non-riding guests, the chosen ...
Large Animal Rescue Training
9th Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
We often see headlines about horses being rescued from perilous situations by emergency response teams. EMTs are the front line for most emergencies and in rural areas, they not only rescue people, but animals too. Firefighters mi ...
Lunging Done Right
7th Nov 2015   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
Lunging can be a good way to train and exercise a horse, but in order for it to be effective, it has to be done right. Now, some people will argue that you should always use a lunging cavesson. This is a headstall with some reinfo ...
Solving the Problem of Unwanted Horses
3rd Nov 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
I think itís agreed in the horse community that unwanted horses are a problem. A University of Minnesota publication claims there are 92,000 to 138,000 unwanted horses in the U.S., based on the number of horses previously sent to ...
The Head Bone is Connected to the Neck Bone
31st Oct 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Even though horses are bigger, we have more bones than they do, 205 to our 207. We start out with even more, but as we age, some fuse together. The neck bones of the horse are part of the vertebral or spinal column. The neck bones ...
Legends of the Falls
29th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Those of you south of the border have to wait for your turkey dinner a few weeks, but my family got together for Thanksgiving recently. It was hot, so I decided there was no way I was going to cook a turkey. Weíd have BBQ in the b ...
Help For the Worlds Poorest Horses [Video]
26th Oct 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
In a world dominated by cars, trucks, trains and planes, we sometimes forget that a great number of the worldís human population still rely on the domestic horse and its close relatives for transportation. But, of the worldís 100 ...
Horseback Riding is a Pain
22nd Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The most common pains new riders experience are in the muscles down the inside of the upper legs. While these muscles help stabilize us when we walk or stand, riding requires that we use them in a way they arenít normally used. Ma ...
Diseases Humans Catch From Horses
19th Oct 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Ever wondered if your horse can make you sick? Not the horse crazy type sick? But truly ill in some way? As it turns out, itís rare, but possible. If your horse contracts a zoonotic disease, there is a slight chance it could be pa ...
Horse Tripping Competition [Graphic Content]
17th Oct 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
The horses used in horse tripping competitions are usually mares. Lightweight horses are preferred as these horses are easier to take down when the roper pulls back on the lasso. During these competitions horses sustain many injur ...
How Your Horse Protects Itself From Flies
14th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Bug season around here is slowly tapering off, but until the first hard frost eradicates those pesky pests they will still be around to annoy us all. Late summer and early fall is when the tiny mosquitos that carry the West Nile V ...
Five Famous TV Horses
12th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
There arenít any good horse series on TV, are there? This wasnít always the case. Over the years there have been many. Some included fictional horses like Black Beauty, Flicka and famous race horses. Others featured horses as fait ...
The Flood Horses of South Carolina
10th Oct 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
There are some really dramatic videos of horse rescues in flood stricken South Carolina. Several days of torrential rains left S.C. residents on flood alert if they are not already under water. Rivers are spilling over their banks ...
The Tangled Web of Horse Cruelty
4th Oct 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Burnings, beatings, torture, soring: these things are obvious cruelty. One would like to think that the ASPCA, The RSPCA and others had the ability to intervene, save horses and provide law enforcement with the information to pros ...
Gili Trawangan Remote Tourist Island Culture of Abused Ponies
30th Sep 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
When it comes to exotic travel destinations, Bali, an island province of Indonesia often comes to mind as an ultimate destination. A neighboring island, also an island of Indonesia, Gili Trawangan is gaining a reputation, but not ...
How Green Is My Horse
28th Sep 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Things slide down hill quickly though if you start heading out to horse shows and trail rides off of your property. Those of us who pull horse trailers will have an appropriate vehicle. Chances are you donít just use that large, f ...
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