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This is the first black background I've attempted. The original photo was not a shot set-up for this kind of edit, but I played around with it anyway and discovered it looked best as a black and white...
This is the first black background I've attempted. The original photo was not a shot set-up for this kind of edit, but I played around with it anyway and discovered it looked best as a black and white...
Hands are sometimes a fun thing to photograph - they tell such a story. You often get elements of the rider's outfit, as well as horsey aspects like sweat or an unruly mane. This jockey wears white gl...
Hands are sometimes a fun thing to photograph - they tell such a story. You often get elements of the rider's outfit, as well as horsey aspects like sweat or an unruly mane. This jockey wears white gl...
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Retraining a Racehorse – First Dressage Show
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On the way to the dressage arena, he was rather excited by the unfamiliar atmosphere. He considered spooking at the dressage letters, but decided that watching them warily would work just as well – since I decided not to ...
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Family Farm Complete Horse Feed Recall
30th Jan 2011   |   Care and Grooming   |   Tsukikochan
Manna Pro, a feed manufacturer has recalled a single lot of their feed, Family Farm Complete Horse 10 horse feed. The feed contains monensin sodium, which is approved for some livestock and poultry, but can be fatal to equines when fed in large doses. The Feed was distributed ...
Getting The Right Supplements To Your Horse
13th Jan 2011   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Some horses seem to thrive on nothing but hay and water, but most horses need a little extra. Some horses – especially those with heavy workloads, or problem areas like a dull coat or weak hooves – really need specialized extras nutrition. But how do you find the perfect nutri ...
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Dollars Recovery After The Barbwire Fence Accident
22nd Nov 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Conga
Dollar was trotting last night without pain, no limping! I was very happy to see him move so freely. He had been anxious to come in the barn with everybody else and he started pacing at a trot. He is now on a new grain, Purina Healthy Edge. It's high in fat, low in sugar. He love ...
Using Nature to Heal Your Horse
20th Nov 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Seri
Some of you might be wondering what Aromatherapy is. Aromatherapy is known as the use of natural based oils for the care of different ailments. The oils used in Aromatherapy are very concentrated and, as a side note for those of you who have cats, can be toxic to your feline frie ...
Pictures of Dollars Accident Into A Barbwire Fence
20th Nov 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Conga
Dollar was in his pen with his other pasture mates and they were coming down the lane when a horse named Zippy decided to push him into a barbwire and a electric fence. Dollar reared and his front legs missed, but his back legs got caught in the fence. ...
Equine Monday Morning Disease
9th Nov 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Sariska
Azoturia is more commonly known as "monday morning disease", or "tying up". It was given the nickname "monday morning disease" as most thoroughbred racehorses were given the Sunday off. When they went back out to the gallops again on the Monday, they often had azoturia. ...
Sand Colic
11th Sep 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Polo the Weirdo
What is an impaction, you ask? Well, I suppose it could be compared to human constipation. The horse has a blockage in its intestine, so it cannot pass any droppings or gas from the other side of that blockage. A horse being allowed to consume foreign objects, such as baling twin ...
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Does Your Horse Need Supplements?
2nd Sep 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
One of the most common products horse owners buy for their horses are feed supplements – products that add extra vitamins, minerals, and other substances to the horse’s diet, in the hope that they will look and feel better. But are these supplements necessary, and can they do mo ...
How Well Do You Know Your Horse?
31st Aug 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Do you know your horse’s normal temperature, heart rate, and respiration rate? Do you know how to check them? Do you know all your horse’s normal bumps and lumps, so you know when there is a new one? Knowing what’s ‘normal’ for your horse, and keeping a record of your horse’s he ...
Barefoot
25th Aug 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Valkyrie
There is an old belief heralded by many that leaving a horse free from domesticity would result in properly balanced and healthy hooves. In some cases that is true, but a recent study undertaken here in New Zealand has proved that it is not always up to the horse to have healthy ...
Cribbing - Annoying, Destructive, and Dangerous [Video]
23rd Aug 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Why is it bad for the horse? First, it wears down the teeth unevenly, and determined cribbers can even break or chip their teeth. The force with which the horse inhales can draw in splinters of wood or other debris, which can become stuck in the horse’s mouth, throat or even lung ...
Summertime Means Itchy horses!
10th Aug 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
This time of year, many of us will find that our horses start to scratch. And scratch and scratch some more. They rub their manes, tails, and anything they can get up against a tree or fence post. Some horses will even squat down and rub their tummies on the grass. It may sound ...
Transporting Horses – What do You Need to Keep Your Horse Safe?
1st Aug 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Sooner or later, most people take their horse somewhere. They go to a show, move to another farm, or take their horse away for a trail ride. That means using a truck or trailer, and that means deciding what their horse needs to travel safely. There are many different opinion ...
Kissing Spine - Could This be Troubling Your Horse [Video]
18th Jul 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Back problems are often one of the most common causes of poor performance and disobedience in horses, yet all too often they go undiagnosed and untreated. Kissing spine sounds weird, but it’s one of the more common conditions that can cause an otherwise great horse to turn uncoo ...
The Weaning Debate - How Do You Separate Mares from Foals?
6th Jul 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Every horse was once a foal, stuck like glue to its mother’s side. Yet every horse, sooner or later, has to break that bond and grow up, to become an independent horse. Even in the wild, mares have to push their foals away so they can raise the next foal. For breeders of domes ...
Pigeon Fever
4th Jul 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Fantasy Farms
Pigeon Fever is a disease that is unpredictable, contagious and normally curable in most cases. It is highly contagious! This bacterial infection is caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and characterized by deep intramuscular (and sometimes internal) abscesses in horses. ...
The Lowdown on Colic - Part 2
1st Jul 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
The most telltale signs of colic are the signs of pain. A horse in mild discomfort will be irritable, may paw and stamp at the ground, and will often bite at its flanks or rub its side against a fence, tree or wall. A horse in more severe pain will sweat, may roll its eyes, thro ...
Show Grooming Tips
29th Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   ANNIE A
If you are ever going to a show and so you wake up the morning to go catch your horse or get him out of his stable but as soon as you look at him he is FILTHY! Do Not panic with these tips you'll have your horse clean in no time. 1) Use Shampoo. Use a STRONG one - try a human ...
The Low Down on Colic Part One
22nd Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Colic is one of the most common illnesses to affect horses, and it is not always easy to prevent. A horse with colic is in pain, and in severe cases may even die. It’s important for anyone who owns or cares for horse to understand colic, what causes it, how to prevent it, and ho ...
Feeding the Performance Horse
20th Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winter
Moderate Work means the horse has around a 1.5x energy of maintenance. The performances these horses do would be categorized in Reining, cutting, jumping, timed events, ranch work, etc. This has increasing levels of intensity and/or duration. Heavy Work means the horse as aro ...
How to Remove Stains from a White Horse's Coat
15th Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Aristole
We have all been there if you own or ride a horse that has a white coat or any white at all on their coat. There is always a stain(or stains) on your horse's coat that you can't seem to get rid of, but I have some tried and true ways to make your horse look as if the stain was ne ...
What is Thrush?
14th Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Fantasy Farms
Thrush is a bacteria found in a horses hoof. When moisture is present, it creates a fungal infection that eats away the horses frog. It can survive without oxygen and loves moisture. Thrush is most common in the northeast or where there is lots of moisture. If you have ever picke ...
How to Grow a Long Mane and Tail
4th Jun 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   SarWestMay
At the end of 2009 I moved barns, it was for the better and I was ready for my horse to become the show horse she wanted to be. In this process I learned the tricks of the trade to growing long mane and tails, creating a glamorous effect that looks good in the Arabian show ring. ...
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Bathing A Horse
30th May 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Fantasy Farms
Whether you are getting ready to go to a horse show or your horse is just plain dirty, a bath can solve that. Before you start to bathe your horse, you should give your horse a good brushing. Start with a curry comb to get all the dirt out from your horses coat. Go in a circul ...
Take Good Care of Your Horses Teeth
27th May 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   mosquito
Horse’s teeth are not at all like ours, and it’s a good thing. We eat much softer food that we don’t need to chew as much as if we ate grass. The biggest difference is that horse’s teeth keep growing until the horse is about 27 to 30 years old! Why? It’s exactly because of that ...
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Do You Know How To Tell If Your Horse is Sick
20th May 2010   |   Care and Grooming   |   Minnie
When you’re around horses, it’s important to know how to tell when something is wrong. However, a lot of horse people don’t know the signs of sickness or health. One of the ways to determine if your horse is feeling ill or is in pain is a check of their vital signs. The horse’s v ...
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