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Horse News and Events
22nd Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
For the first time, mules have been allowed to compete in dressage in Great Britain. And for the first time, a mule, a former rescue, won his event at a British dressage show. The ruling is now changed to allow any offspring of a horse mare to compete. ...
Drama Free Horse Boarding
20th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Itís pretty bad when stables start actually advertising that they are drama-free. But much gossip and drama can be avoided by simply being upfront when you have a problem. Cryptic notes written on the blackboard and snide remarks to other boarders will only cause resentment. ...
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Online Horse Courses
16th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Some horse courses are free. But, you get what you pay for, for the most part. With any online purchase, even courses, youíll want to check the credentials of the institution offering it and spend some time researching reviews by people who have taken the courses. After all, in s ...
2018 FEI World Equestrian Games Hurricane
11th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
The 2018 WEG is set to begin September 11, 2018 near Mill Springs, North Carolina. But, a weather emergency threatens the games. At this point, it's not known what the exact track of the hurricane will be, or how intense the storm will be once it hits. The coastal regions of Nort ...
Buying The Perfect Pony
8th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Pity the poor parent, not already in the horse world, that wants to buy their child a pony. A good number will just go buy the first pony they come across, perhaps one thatís been languishing in someoneís cow pasture for several years, and turn their kids loose with it. ...
How To Make Money With Horses
6th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Lots of the jobs in the horse industry are lower paying, minimum wage or slightly higher. But there are jobs that will bring you a much higher wage. Most of them will require college, university or an apprenticeship, and perhaps some specialized training. But, once youíre done yo ...
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Horse Mounted Martial Arts
1st Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
Two separate skills are needed for mounted martial arts; horseback riding and mastery of the weapon that is being used, whether that be a spear, bow, sword or other weapon. For the most part, horses are guided using the leg aids only, and need to get used to the rider moving aro ...
Buying a Carousel Horse
29th Aug 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Even though I had a pony at home, I always wanted to ride on carousels, or merry-go-rounds and those mechanical horses that used to be beside the doors of every department and grocery store. A ride was rare however, because I did have a real pony at home, and quarters were worth ...
Preventing Equine Obesity
25th Aug 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Horses that are overweight are more likely to suffer health problems than horses that are on the lean side. Generally, you want to be able to feel, but not quite see your horseís ribs. There shouldnít be fat pads on either side of the tail head, withers or top of the neck. There ...
The Horseracing Integrity Act
21st Aug 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
One of the most contentious issues in horse racing is the use of drugs - both legal and illegal to improve performance. Race tracks across the U.S. have rules, with novel sized books of regulations, regarding the use and misuse of various drugs. Until now, each state had its own ...
Baby Horses are kind of like Farts
18th Aug 2018   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Have you ever experienced while attending an extremely proper and dignified horse show, an elegantly dressed person suddenly erupting, at the top of their very polite lungs, WHY YOU LITTLE FART! And, having had this strange experience, have you ever sat and wondered just what on ...
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What is in Your Horse Feed
15th Aug 2018   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
When you buy a bag of textured or pelleted horse feed, none of the ingredients are easily recognizable. A bag of oats contains oats - and thatís easy to see. But often even the label on a bag of feed doesnít list the exact ingredients in some cases. Hereís a look at what might be ...
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Buy or Adopt A Horse
10th Aug 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
A popular slogan amongst pet rescue groups is adopt, donít shop. As someone who has adopted several dogs, and is currently working to rehabilitate a badly abused puppy mill survivor, Iím inclined to agree with the sentiment. But with horses, I think there are things that have to ...
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What To Do With A Donkey
7th Aug 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The BLM is rounding up about sixty burros in the Bullhead City of Arizona area and shortly, these burros, or donkeys as many of us call them, will be up for adoption. But, who would want a donkey? Turns out, donkeys are not only cute as all get out, they are hard workers who with ...
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Horse Photo Contest
3rd Aug 2018   |   Graphics   |   Saferaphus
Did you just take the perfect picture of your horse? While youíre probably inclined to share it on Instagram, or on your Facebook feed, you might consider entering it in a contest instead. There are many horse photo contests online. Your random photos might work for some, but som ...
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Equine Sedation
2nd Aug 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
One aspect of the pregnancy check I watched a vet perform recently that really bothers me is the sedation. I hate seeing horses sedated. There is some internal fear that creeps in on me when I see a horse standing with its head drooped, its lower lip slack, swaying like a sapling ...
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Is One Helmet Really Better Than Another
31st Jul 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Chances are, if you are out shopping for a helmet, you may assume that the more money you spend, the more protection you will be getting. But, according to an independent test done by a Swedish insurance company, that might not be the case. ...
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How Much Will Your Horse Cost You in 2018
30th Jul 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
About four years ago, I wrote an article about how much it costs to keep a horse. Prices rarely drop, so what can we expect to pay to keep a horse over the next year. Hereís a look at some basic costs. ...
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How to Lead a Horse
27th Jul 2018   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
Leading isnít walking ahead of your horse while pulling on the lead rope. It isnít tagging along as your horse drags you along. Rather, your horse should be trained to walk beside you with no tension on the rope at all. You may move the rope a bit to guide the horse, but otherwis ...
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Rodeo Horses
25th Jul 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
The Calgary Stampede has just ended as I write this, and the controversies around the rights of the animals performing always swirl. Those controversies havenít seemed to dampen the spirits of the people who attended that Stampede. This yearís event attracted 1,271,241, attendees ...
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Horse Eye and Behavior Relationship
21st Jul 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
If you look at different horses, you will start to notice that beyond color, markings, height and build, there are many more subtle differences between them. You might think that all horseís eyes are exactly the same. But, weíve seen that there are different colors of eyes. And, ...
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Equine Botulism Symptoms and Causes
19th Jul 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
A women in Nova Scotia is fighting for the life of some of her horses after already losing two and is worrying about a disease affecting the other horses in her equine rescue facility. The cause of the deaths, and the severe illness affecting the sick horses is botulism poisoning ...
Horse Pregnancy Check
17th Jul 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
I was recently able to watch an ultrasound examination of a mare thought to be in foal. The mare was sedated, and while guiding the scope to the area of the reproductive organs, the vet explained what we were seeing on the screen of the ultrasound machine. ...
History of Horse Spurs
13th Jul 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Basic spurs havenít changed much over the centuries. The earliest went around the riderís heel and had a straight post on the back that was used to cue the horse. Often this was sharp, obviously intended to prick the horse. Later spurs, made about the 11th century had curved shan ...
New Ways to Heal Broken Horse Legs
11th Jul 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
It wasnít that long ago that a leg fracture meant a sure end for a horse. But, thanks to advances in veterinary science, that is no longer true. Yes, there are some fractures that are too complicated, or because of where they are located, that can not be fixed. The good news is, ...
Horse Racing Scandals and Cheats
8th Jul 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
The newest triple crown winner may have been aided by a block. The newest Triple Crown winner may have taken his lead thanks to another horse, a long shot, Restoring Hope, swerving and then pinning another horse to the rail, keeping other contenders away from Justify. ...
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Equine Stress and PTSD
6th Jul 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Some horses can develop what could be considered posttraumatic stress disorder. This isnít common, but it can happen when horses are exposed to stressful situations over a long period. Horses with PTSD have damage to their hippocampus from the constant release of fight-or-flight ...
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Cleaning Horse Bits and Stirrups
4th Jul 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Saferaphus
Tack that is kept clean lasts longer and is more pleasant to use. Saddle soap, some sponges and clothes and a good leather conditioner will take care of the main parts of your saddles and bridles. But the metal fittings require a different care. ...
Equine Euthanasia
30th Jun 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
This is a topic that is difficult to discuss. But, itís something that horse owners should educate themselves about. When we take on the responsibility for any animalís life, in my opinion anyway, we also must accept the responsibility for its death and make that death as stress ...
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US House and Senate at Odds on Horse Slaughter
27th Jun 2018   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Saferaphus
The FY19 Agriculture Appropriations bill has been passed by the United States Senate Appropriations Committee with a provision to continue the ban on horses and donkeys being slaughtered for human consumption. There will be no funding for U.S.D.A. inspectors to inspect horse sla ...
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