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  Top Horse Jumps Today Age W - L Height Winnings Rank
Ńlom      12 2,289 - 825 98.5" 1,919,800 11
Diinta      12 3,774 - 1,455 97.5" 3,751,800 22
The Voice     15 2,316 - 844 97.5" 1,792,000 2,868
‹res      12 6,561 - 1,513 98.75" 7,191,600 9
NenŠvist     12 2,671 - 1,571 97" 1,335,100 152
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Heroism and Bravery Among the Flames
18th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
In North America at least, stories from the California fires are dominating news feed. With dozens of human fatalities and many more missing and unaccounted for, thousands of homes and other buildings burned and over 200,000 acres destroyed, there are fears that more will be lost ...
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Horns on Horses
13th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
It seems that in the scientific community there is some agreement that the reason horses never evolved with horns is that they didnít need them. They instead developed long legs and hard hooves and hair-trigger reactions to outrun predators. That makes me wonder why some animals ...
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You Might Have Eaten a Horse
10th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
A study by researchers from Guelph University shows that there could be horsemeat in some Canadian sausage. Of the 100 sausages tested undeclared horse meat showed up in one sample that was supposed to be 100% pork. ...
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Common Horse Show Problems
7th Nov 2018   |   Horse Training   |   Saferaphus
Horse shows tend to be where we are both at our worst and our best. And at schooling shows and smaller open shows, you see a very wide range of riding skills. So you get kids bumping around on ponies to experienced competitors bringing out a green horse for the last bit of exposu ...
Weird Horse News
3rd Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The clip of the horse galloping through a cafe in Chantilly France has gone viral, even showing up on the evening TV news. The horse escaped a nearby racetrack and lost its rider before galloping down a road and negotiating a traffic roundabout. ...
Daylight Savings Time with Horses
1st Nov 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The switch back to regular time is upon us again and we put our clocks back an hour. Daylight Savings Time was invented by some idiot intent on ensuring that we spend a week or two every autumn feeling like weíve been dipped in slow drying glue. The story goes that he was out rid ...
Celebrate Halloween with Your Horse
28th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
October 31st is Halloween, and it marks the start of the three scariest days of the year. November 1st is All Saints Day and November 2nd is All Souls Day. Depending on what part of the world you live, you might only observe one or all of these special spooky days. ...
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Types of Horse Wormers
26th Oct 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Saferaphus
We know that part of a good horse care includes developing our own deworming program. Gastrointestinal parasites, commonly called worms, can cause big health problems for your horse if they get out of hand. ...
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Transport of Live Horses For Slaughter
21st Oct 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Earlier in 2018 the rules governing the horse slaughter industry in Canada changed and at the time some speculated that it would be dealt a crippling blow. The changes came about because of the European Unionís requirements that any horse intended for meat must be proven drug fre ...
Losing Horse Shoes
19th Oct 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
The decision to put shoes on your horse isnít something you should take lightly. Most horses donít need shoes and putting shoes on can sometimes cause problems if the job isnít done right. But if, in consultation with your farrier, or perhaps even your veterinarian, youíve decide ...
California Wild Roundup Horses To Sell For One Dollar
14th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Animal rights activists are angered after the U.S. Forest Service, a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that looks after the national forests and grasslands, began the roundup of about 1000 wild horses. The horses are being taken from the Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Hor ...
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Do Not Do This To Your Helmet
12th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Each time we ride, our helmet is protecting our heads. To make sure we get the optimum protection throughout its lifespan, we need to give it a little respect. Helmets donít take much maintenance, but there are some things you shouldn't do to your helmet. ...
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Saddle Fit Nightmares
7th Oct 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Saferaphus
We know that you should ride your horse in a saddle that fits it properly. An ill-fitting saddle can cause all sorts of physical and behavioural problems. But some horses are more difficult to fit than others. ...
Algae In Water Troughs
4th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
But there is one kind of algae that is harmful to all mammals, including horses. Itís called blue-green algae and it is likely to be found in ponds and slow moving streams. Even once this type of algae has dried up, say along an evaporated pond or a stream that has receded from i ...
Show Jumping Refresher
29th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
Unlike a lot of sports like dressage, figure skating and gymnastics, the scoring in show jumping is fairly non-subjective. A horse either knocks down a rail or doesnít. Refusals and falls are very well defined and scores arenít influenced by anyoneís opinion. Scoring is based on ...
Buy A Police Horse
26th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Previously, the RCMP held their auction every other year. But it has been three years since the last auction and about forty horses are being offered. Online bidding has been open since mid-August for the police foundation auction, but the live public auction will occur mid-Octob ...
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Blame it On the Hunter Show
24th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Saferaphus
Now I am not complaining, but observing. Hunter shows are very popular. They can be a lot of fun and are a great learning experience. Theyíre also a bit safer than jumpers or eventers. But, where I am from the pacing of the show is so slow you could easily have a nap between your ...
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. ...
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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