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Cold Weather Horses
2nd Mar 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If you live in a place where winters are cold and snowy, you probably worry about your horse coping with the frigid temperatures. But, while many of us have hot house flowers that beg to be in their stalls when a cool breeze kicks up, there are horses who donít bat a (frozen) eye ...
How to Be A Responsible Horse Owner
28th Feb 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Most of us learn about horse care so we can take good care of our horses. But, we also have a responsibility to other horse owners and the non-horse owning public. Most of those responsibilities look like good horse care. But in reality, they benefit many people, including non-ho ...
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National and State Horses
26th Feb 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Many countries and states, provinces and municipalities within countries have adopted horses as their official animals. Here is a look at the horses and horse relatives that are part of many countries' symbolism. ...
Herbs For Horses
24th Feb 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
The only difference between a herb and a weed is how useful we think the plant is. Dandelions are regarded as weeds, but they are a very useful and nutritious. And, they grow rampant in many parts of the world, so your horse may already be snacking on them. My horse loves dandeli ...
Opinionated Equestrians Confidence Issues
20th Feb 2017   |   Horse Training   |   Polo the Weirdo
As an occasionally arrogant, usually opinionated, and Ďalways rightí equestrian, I feel that my opinion on all equestrian matters is relevant and important. Of course, this view is basically the Ďcrazy horse lady starter kití. Weíre all guilty of it, at least sometimes, and the p ...
Fake Horse News
18th Feb 2017   |   Horse Stories   |   Winniefield Park
Seems like we are inundated with fake news these days. The good advice seems to be to check your sources and make sure you arenít reading satire, outright fake news, shoddy, biased reporting or rehashed urban legends. Itís not easy. Hereís a look at some of the fake news stories ...
Your Horses Valentines Plan
15th Feb 2017   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
Horses spend the majority of their lives eating, snoozing, and occasionally spooking at their own farts. With such a blissful existence, itís pretty difficult to imagine how a horse could make things any more romantic. Still, when they pull out all the stops, some horses can be g ...
Women Horse Jockeys
14th Feb 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
In most equine sports, there is a fairly equal number of men and women who compete. In fact, if you attend many horse shows, you may feel that there are far more women than men. In polo, jumping, dressage and most other sports, men, and women compete with equal rules, numbers and ...
Tame That Mane
12th Feb 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
There is no way to completely change the type of mane your horse has. Proper feeding and grooming can make the most of what it does have, but that wonít make a thin mane thick, or a thick mane completely obedient. But, with some effort, you can at least get all the hairs agreeing ...
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Protect Your Horse Against Illness and Disease
9th Feb 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
In the last few weeks, the Equine Disease Communication Center in the United States has been posting warnings about strangles, equine herpesvirus and Equine Infectious Anemia. Itís not possible to protect our horses completely from disease, but there are things we can do to impro ...
Saving the Marwari
6th Feb 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
At the apex of their history, itís said that there were enough of these horses to mount a calvary of 50,000. But, after the British came to India, other breeds were introduced and the Marwari became a victim of colonialism. Careless breeding practices, difficult economic times fo ...
Traditional Horse Festivals
4th Feb 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Cultural events celebrate traditions and customs, and in many places, the horse is the center of many customs. Here is a look at just a few horse cultural celebrations held around the world. ...
Equine Cushings Disease
2nd Feb 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Cushingís can be caused by two things. A horse may develop a non-cancerous tumor in the area of the pituitary gland that can affect the glandís function. Or, the neurons, the nerves that send messages, into the hypothalamus start to break down. In either case, the glands enlarge ...
Where Horses Get Hurt
31st Jan 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
If you watch the news feeds like I do, youíll notice that one of the most common accidents people have with horses is along roadsides. Horses are usually legally allowed on roads - either ridden or driven. But, most people sharing roadways donít know that and know nothing about h ...
Riding In Fear
29th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Is it possible to both love something while being terrified of it? It doesn't sound like it should, but it can happen. Many people love horses but are afraid of them, or they love riding but are scared to get into the saddle. Many others have more specific fears. They may be happ ...
Big Hitch Horsepower
27th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horsepower is probably the best known measurement of power. The term horsepower was coined in the late 1700s by a Scottish engineer named James Watt. Horsepower was used to compare the power of steam engines to the power of a draft horse, which were the primary mode of power and ...
Why Do Fewer People Follow Horse Racing
24th Jan 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Despite the downward slide, horse racing is still within the top 25 sports worldwide, and according to an ESPN and a number other online polls. Several polls place it after the top six team sports which include North American football, football, rugby, and baseball. The number on ...
Equine Hypothermia
21st Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Hypothermia occurs when the body temperature dips below the normal internal temperature of a horse. A horseís normal temperature is between 99.5-100.4į F (37.5 to 38C). Any temperature below 99.F C is considered to be hypothermia. When hypothermia occurs, the horseís circulation ...
The American Cowboy
17th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The true age of the cowboy, the one we so often see depicted on TV and in movies only lasted about two decades. I read somewhere a long time ago, and I wish I could find the quote, that if all the movies about cowboys were played start to finish, one after the other, it would spa ...
Horse Stuff Cost Analysis
15th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In the mall are places where you can get a manicure or pedicure. For $35 they will file, buff and paint your fingernails any color you want. A regular manicure lasts about a week. For about $10 extra you can get a manicure that lasts two weeks. And, you have to go back and have t ...
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How to Lead a Horse to Water and Drink
12th Jan 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
There is a grain of truth in many old sayings. But is it true you can lead a horse to water, but you canít make it drink? Well, maybe partly. Itís hard to make a 1000lb animal do something it flatly refuses to do. But while you may not be able to force a horse that doesnít want t ...
Horse Joint Injections
8th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If cartilage is damaged, the bones that meet within the joint will cause friction leading to inflammation and pain. This is known as osteoarthritis. Tears in the skin, muscle and even tendons and ligaments will repair naturally over time. Even bone will knit together if there is ...
Hay Banks And Help For Horse Owners
7th Jan 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Unbelievably, the fire is still burning near Fort McMurray, Alberta. You might remember that last summer, the entire city was evacuated, along with many family pets, including horses. The wildfire still smolders menacingly out in the wilderness, but thankfully no longer threatens ...
Race Horses With the Longest Careers
4th Jan 2017   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
American Pharoah won the American Triple Crown in 2015, and at the end of the year his life as a race horse ended. As a four-year-old, his athletic career was over. In much of the horse world, four years old is just the beginning of a performance horseís career. So, why are raceh ...
The Horse Blanket Bandits
2nd Jan 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Itís blanket time here again. Weíve gone from rain sheets to heavy rugs in the space of a few weeks as the temperature dips from cold to downright frigid. While making the change from sheet to the rug, I looked over the sheet and felt a moment of triumph. No rips! No tears! No te ...
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Horse Fitness and Monitor Bands
31st Dec 2016   |   Equine Technology   |   Winniefield Park
In the endurance riding world, on-board heart rate monitors have been used for years. These devices used be wired, which required that the rider or their helpers not dislodge the unit or its wiring while looking after the horse. And they were single function, measuring only heart ...
Where Kill Buyers Get Horses
30th Dec 2016   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
So where are these buyers likely to be found? There are quite a number or auction houses in North America where trucks leave filled with horses bound for slaughter. Here is a look at some of the larger auctions where kill buyers frequent. ...
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What Desperate Horses Eat
29th Dec 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A man near Vernon, BC, Canada is facing charges after some of the 110 horses he cared for were found in an emaciated condition. The seventy-year-old claims he did not neglect his horses, although three horses of sixteen horses in dire condition died. The horses had been put to pa ...
Equine Anhidrosis Non Sweating Disease
27th Dec 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Anhidrosis is known by a few names. You might hear it called dry-coat syndrome. Or, because a horse with anhidrosis will pant to cool itself, it can be called puff disease. Or it might be called non-sweating disease. But basically, a horse with anhidrosis will not sweat, no matte ...
The Equine Hock Joint
20th Dec 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The largest joints in your horseís legs are the hock joints. Although they are half way up the horseís back legs they arenít at all like the knees we have about half way up our own legs. They are more like our ankles and they act as both a shock absorber and to extend and contrac ...
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