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New Efforts Make Soring A Felony
30th May 2015   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
It baffles me that the issue of soring has lasted so long. What is soring? It is the use of caustic chemicals used to irritate the skin on a horseís legs, the insertion of sharp objects into sensitive parts of the horseís hooves, weighted shoes, trimming hooves so that tender tis ...
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Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Name Registration Issue
27th May 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Did you realize that American Pharoahís name is misspelled? My spellcheck picked it up right away! The Thoroughbredís breeder, Zayat Stable held a contest to name their two-year-olds. And, the woman who submitted the winning name claims she checked the spelling before submitting ...
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Wild Horses of White Cloud Station Giveaway Winners
25th May 2015   |   General   |   PonyBox
Last month PonyBox announced a simple contest to receive free eBook copies of Ripple and the Wild Horses of White Cloud Station. Ripple and the Wild Horses of White Cloud Station, was recently on the NZ Best Seller List! Trudy Nicholson, the author of the White Cloud Station ser ...
Not Knowing Your Horses TPR Could Be Deadly
23rd May 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Just use your eyes to observe the rise and fall of your horseís flank. Donít look at or feel the nostrils, as horses will sniff and throw the reading. At rest, a relaxed horse may only breathe four times a minute. The normal range is 8 to 20 breaths per minute. When a horseís res ...
Girl Guides Spring Edition
21st May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
As it turned out, there were less than half the number of girls than we anticipated, and only about two and a half hours of lessons. All the girls were between the ages of eight and twelve, and none could actually ride. The morning was really a pony ride, with some instructions t ...
Three Things Your Horse Can Do But You Cant
19th May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Horses are pretty amazing. And, they can do a few things that we canít. Hereís a look at three things that your horse can do, that you canít, no matter how hard you try. ...
Le Cheval Canadien - An Endangered Breed
16th May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
IN 2002, The Canadian was recognized as Canadaís official national horse and appeared on a postage stamp in 2009 alongside the equally endangered Newfoundland Pony. But, although the numbers are greater than in the 70s, the Livestock Conservancy has declared that the number of Le ...
How Overfeeding Causes Laminitis
12th May 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Laminitis is unfortunately common, especially in ponies. Itís almost hard to find a pony that hasnít foundered at some point in its life, sometimes multiple times. We know that laminitis can happen for a few reasons. The foremost is overfeeding. Whether a horse or pony breaks int ...
Repairing Leather Horse Straps
10th May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
If youíve been reading my past articles, you know that I like to repair things myself and am generally a DIYer. I get a lot of satisfaction from fixing and repurposing things. I learned an easy to do leather repair from my mother a long time ago, and almost regret I havenít found ...
The Horse Auction Experience
7th May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Iíve seen horses that were drugged - and I knew that because I knew of the horses before they got to the auction. And Iíve seen horses I didnít know were drugged, but saw after the auction when the drugs wore off. Drugs can be used to calm horses down, and to hide lamenesses and ...
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Horse Bacteria And Latherin Possible Link To A Greener Planet
5th May 2015   |   Equine Technology   |   Winniefield Park
Within the digestive tract of horses, exists bacteria, yeasts, molds and enzymes that could help us on our way to more environmentally friendly fuel sources. More crops such as corn and hay are being explored to create bio-fuels. Many of us already drive vehicles that can run on ...
Finding A Horse Coach
2nd May 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Is the instructor attentive to their students or are they constantly responding to texts, chatting with anyone who strolls through or lounging in a chair disinterestedly? Are riders actually doing something, or just being sent on a hard trot around the outside track while other h ...
How Horses are Used in Movies [Video]
29th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In Secretariat, as in many horse movies, more than one horse plays the lead role. Often, horse cosmetics are used to disguise this, or a horse with similar markings are used. Itís not unusual to see a horse with four white stockings and a blaze be replaced by a horse with three w ...
How To Make Dressage Test Arena Letters
26th Apr 2015   |   Dressage   |   Winniefield Park
You may like jumping, trail riding or any of the wonderful western riding disciplines, but you can always use some dressage letters. Even if you never plan to ride in a dressage test, they are very handy to have. Arena letters can be quite pricey. But with a little DIY craftiness ...
Sizing English and Western Saddles
23rd Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Whether you ride English or western, it can be tricky to find a saddle that fits both you and your horse. Saddle fit is essential for a happy horse. Imagine having to hike for a few hours in shoes that are too small, or think about how your feet feel when youíve been dancing in s ...
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Hack My Ride
21st Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Not all the answers to riding and horse care are to be found at tack shops. Sometimes, solutions to problems can be found at the dollar store. Here are a few examples of how to hack your ride with inexpensive items that you can find at most bargain shops. ...
Horse Breeding Terms Tutorial
19th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Line breeding is a method of selecting and mating individual breeding stock from the same bloodlines. They may have the same ancestors, but arenít necessarily closely related. Inbreeding is breeding two closely related individuals such as a colt to itís mother or sister. ...
Road Apples and Sugar Cubes
16th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 athlete, but he did it all right technique-wise to ...
To Blanket or Not to Blanket - Spring Edition
15th Apr 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
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 hit, so the blanket was abandoned. I dared hope t ...
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 station (ranch) life. ...
Unless You Work Cattle You Are Not A Cowboy
11th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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). If you want to be a cowboy, you have to work cattle ...
Fixing Your Horse Blanket With Heat Bond Material
10th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 done quickly. It may not be an absolutely permanent ...
Tricks for Doing Horse Laundry
7th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 she wears shows the evidence regardless of how muc ...
The Pony Express Rides Again
5th Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 Company devised a way to deliver mail, newspapers an ...
Ten Gifts Spring Brings to Horse Owners
3rd Apr 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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   |   Winniefield Park
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 the most basic consideration for some is cost. Nic ...
Most Common Types of Horse Bits by Severity
30th Mar 2015   |   Equine Technology   |   Winniefield Park
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 them by Ďseverityí, any bit can be torturous in th ...
How to Make a Horse Drink Water
28th Mar 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
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 funny. There are two ways to cope with this. You can ...
What Triggers A Horse to Shed
24th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 the winter solstice, when the days start becoming ...
How to Age a Horse by Teeth
22nd Mar 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
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 mid-twenties, the groove no longer meets the gum ...
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