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PonyBox Top Horses For March 2021
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How to Comment on a Ponybox News Article
22nd Sep 2010   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
In this article, I shall be teaching you how to comment on a Ponybox.com news article in accordance to Jeff’s new commenting policy. As you all know, independent thinking is no longer allowed on Ponybox, and is considered to be unacceptable behavior! Here are a few hints and guid ...
Getting to Grips with Gaits
21st Sep 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
For a horse to be called gaited, basically it has to have an extra gait – and this gait is almost always some form of the ‘amble’. The amble is a four beat gait, but unlike the four beat gait of the gallop, in the amble three feet are on the ground at all times, with only one fo ...
April 24th and 25th Two Day Event Equestrian In Lockdown The Fall National Junior Championships – Part Six
 
Mounting and Dismounting Correctly
21st Sep 2010   |   General   |   Painted Destiny
Some people exercise the horse slightly first. Once you are finished, you should follow these simple steps. The first thing is to check your girth. Even when you think the girth is tightened correctly, it might not be. Some horses like to exhale while being saddled, then inhale a ...
A Tribute to Fred
20th Sep 2010   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
On this day we bid farewell to Fred – who has been a loyal companion to me through the good times and the bad. Fred has brought so many of us such joy. He has helped us to remember and enjoy so many moments. Fred has played a very important part in my riding life, especially ...
Horse Racing in Japan
18th Sep 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
Thoroughbred horse racing in Japan has a mixed reputation. Japan has some very beautiful tracks, and big prize money, and certainly turns out some top racehorses. But ever since the discovery of the sad fate of the Kentucky Derby winner Ferdinand – sold to Japan as a stud them s ...
Losing the Fight- The Story of Coke-a-Cola
15th Sep 2010   |   General   |   Padfoot Designs
Rosa cleaned them all and then they all nursed, Coke, the runt, was having trouble, but got the hang of it after a while. The puppies slept fine their first night, but I woke in the morning to Moony squeaking. ...
How To Pick A Prospect Horse
15th Sep 2010   |   General   |   Fantasy Farms
Champions tend to be naturals. They have a natural talent. Your job as a trainer or a coach is to find that horse. Even though you can’t ride a one or a two year old, you can learn a lot by just watching. An example would be a herd of one year olds running around in a pasture. Th ...
A Horse of a Different Color – Unusual Horse Colors
14th Sep 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
We’ve had a lot of talk about coat colors, so I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the most unusual horse coat colors. Some of these are still mysteries, but whatever causes them, they certainly are fun to see. ...
The Welshes of Wales
10th Sep 2010   |   General   |   CDS Horses
Here in Wales, temperatures can get down to minus 3 degrees celcius (28-45 Fahrenheit) in winter and that day, although it wasn't as low as minuses in temperature, surely wasn’t warm either. They live on rather poor grazing, and believe it or not, the Welsh Mountain Ponies are no ...
The Last Duck
10th Sep 2010   |   General   |   Weber98
Unfortunately, nothing stays young forever and soon they needed a pen of their own. My dad was the knight in shining armor, devoting his time and money to build our ducks a home. We introduced them to their new home, and they were thrilled. Now we had a new problem. At exactl ...
Careers with Horses – Owning a Tack Shop
9th Sep 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
Owning a successful tack shop is a little trickier today than it was when I was a kid, but the fundamentals will still be the same. To be successful, you’ll need to be a good business person, so plan on studying the tools of the trade. Accounting, marketing, and customer servic ...
A Horse of a Different Color - Tutorial
7th Sep 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
There’s been quite a lot of discussion about colors of horses, so I thought we could have a few articles on why horses look the colors they do, and how horse colors work. It’s complicated, but I’ll try to keep it simple, and I’m pretty sure you’ll start looking at horses a littl ...
Going for World's Oldest Horse Record
2nd Sep 2010   |   General   |   solo25
At our yard we have a 40 year old horse that is going strong and is hopeing to get the world record. Tessa was the first horse at Contessa Stables, so they named the stables after her, but we all call her Tessa or Bean. Tessa is the sweetest little pony and we love her to bits ...
Tips to Help You Strengthen Your Muscles For Riding
1st Sep 2010   |   General   |   Specky
When your involved in any sport or recreation you have to be in shape, in every sport you use different muscles and stretches different parts of your body. Even horseback riding requires this, any rider knows to be a good rider you must also be in shape and fit. I have researched ...
Take Care of your Transport
25th Aug 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
We’ve talked a bit about what your horse needs to travel safely, but what about your lorry or trailer? What can you do to make sure your transport is safe? If you live in the UK, you might drive a lorry or truck, and if you like in the US chances are you use a trailer. With t ...
Camp in the Snowy Mountains of Australia
22nd Aug 2010   |   General   |   Rachs Barnorama
Earlier this year I was lucky enough to have the choice of going on one of four different camps this year for school, and luckily for me a week horse riding in the outback was an option. I am one of those people who has always loved horses but has never really had to opportunity ...
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What Makes a Warmblood?
19th Aug 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
There are a few types of horse breeds that can be a little confusing to figure out we’ve talked about Barbs in a previous article, and there’s been discussion recently about ‘color breeds’. Well here’s another one- what is a warmblood? First of all, a warmblood is a type of b ...
Western Pleasure
17th Aug 2010   |   General   |   Fantasy Farms
In a western pleasure class you are going to be asked to walk, jog and lope your horse in both directions. When you are asked to reverse, turn your horse towards the middle and then continue on the opposite direction. Some western pleasure classes will ask you to back your horses ...
Choosing a Horse
16th Aug 2010   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
What would be the point of having that lovely skewbald if it is trained in barrel racing and you want to be dressage? Why get that first horse you see if you want to do showing and it has cow hocks and an ewe-neck? Would you thank yourself for getting that champion horse when you ...
A Friendship to Last
15th Aug 2010   |   General   |   toffeelola
This is a beautiful story about a friendship that is sure to last. Who knew that animals could love each other no matter how big the differences. This is a touching and moving story! ...
Color Breed Confusion Resolved
11th Aug 2010   |   General   |   ImaCoolCowgirl
Color breeds are not BREEDS! Any Paint, Pinto, Palomino, or Appaloosa is also a non color breed. Just like there are sorrels, chestnuts, blacks, grays and whites, there are paints, pintos, palominos and appaloosas. They just have their own associations and registries ...
Equestrian Drill Team: A Team Sport for All Ages
8th Aug 2010   |   General   |   S Q U I
If you have ever wondered about what an equestrian drill team is, wonder no more! In this article, you can find out some cool facts about this fun, team sport. Drill team is a team sport consisted of 2 or more riders. The riders practice a pattern, also called a drill. The riders ...
This Weeks Ponystats Top 10
8th Aug 2010   |   General   |   PonyBox
This weeks Ponystats.com world ranking of horses Top 10 has been published. Ti Amo has ranked in the Top 5 since Ponystats.com went live last week. Ti Amo was last shown on July 13th, 2010 at the Concours Hippique Vallee Des Bois show. Ti Amo is a 14 year old Thoroughbred, Per ...
What Really Makes a Medicine Hat Horse?
4th Aug 2010   |   General   |   mosquito
The myth and mystery of the Medicine Hat horse goes back many, many years. The Medicine Hat horse is a special animal, supposed to have special powers, and is very rare. They have been immortalized in stories like in Marguerite Henry’s book ‘San Domingo’, which was also honore ...
American Horse Breeds - Mustang
3rd Aug 2010   |   General   |   Crz4Horses
Mustangs are well known in America as symbols of Freedom and diversity, and also of America itself. Whether you own one yourself, or just adore them from afar, it's hard not to fall for their wild nature. In the year of 1971, the American Congress recognized Mustangs as “Living s ...
Poisonous Trees and Plants for Horses
2nd Aug 2010   |   General   |   Sweetbriar
There are so many poisonous plants, trees and shrubs out there in our beautiful world. Today, I would like to touch base on a few of them. Some you may know and some you may not be familiar with. The buttercup is very attractive to the eye, but dangerous to our four legged f ...
Live Model Horse Showing Preparation
31st Jul 2010   |   General   |   bucknut
Model horse showing is a fun way of showing off your model. Before your model can compete at its very best certain things must be done! Usually,if you are going to a model horse show, you will be showing more than one model. Make sure you decide way before the show date on whi ...
Ponystats.com Horse Show Stats is Live!
30th Jul 2010   |   General   |   PonyBox
Ponystats.com world horse ranking system is open for business! A few days ago Ponybox LLC opened Ponystats.com. Ponystats is a horse ranking website thats ranks your horse with others around the world. We are currently ranking horses, but will also be ranking riders very soon. ...
Riding for the Disabled Association of Australia
29th Jul 2010   |   General   |   halfbrokehorses
I decided to write an article on my experience while volunteering at the RDA and I hope you like it. Just a few weeks ago I was given a special chance to volunteer at the RDA Australia (Riding for the disabled association of Australia Limited) for a school assignment. The first d ...
Model Horse Showing
29th Jul 2010   |   General   |   Blue Sky Acres
Do you have any old plactic or resin horse models? Did you know that you could show those models? There is a whole showing world that's hidden in plain sight. You can find it if you know what you're looking for. The model horse hobby is a fun and interesting thing to get into. ...
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