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Aug 28

Top 10 Horse Breeds

Today, there exist a wide range of horses distinguished by their builds, speed, nature and many other features. The top 10 breeds of these creatures are: 1. Arabian Horse: Originally bred in Middle East, this breed of horses has features that can easily be distinguished. With a dish face, arched neck, large and wide eyes, …

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Aug 24

Basic Horse Care

Horses are amazingly beautiful and sensitive creatures. Horses require not only understanding and patience to have a horse as a pet, they also require a whole lot of care. Herd Mentality: Observe horses in the herd system, each horse’s welfare in the wild depends upon an instinctive submission to the discipline of the herd. The instinct …

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Aug 24

Horses In My Back Yard

HORSE LOVERS: During my thirty years of selling rural land, I have frequently found that folks want some acreage so that they can own and ride horses. They LOVE horses in their own mind but have little if any of the real knowledge or experience necessary to raise one or more horses. Far too often, …

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Aug 24

Handling Horses With Confidence – Stop Fearing and Start Enjoying Your Horse

Quiet Confidence There is one tool that any person needs to have in order to successfully work with horses. It is a tool that is of more importance than any other tool that you may possess. You cannot buy this tool at a feed store or order it online. It is a tool that will …

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Aug 24

Dealing With and Preventing Spoiled Horses

Spoiled Rotten Most people have experienced a child throwing a temper tantrum at one time or another. Often we see these little tyrannical episodes when the child is out shopping with their parents. The child wants something that the parent refuses to supply and the child reacts with an emotional explosion. Children are not born …

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Aug 24

Buying The Right Horse

Nothing you do will be more important than purchasing the right horse if you are truly interested in developing your horsemanship skills. It is the single most important decision you will be making and probably one of the most expensive. So take some educated considerations before you start out on this fundamental task. And it …

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Dec 31

Where To Ride Your Horse

You’ve saddled up your horse for a relaxing day in the saddle when you suddenly realize that you have no idea where to ride him outside of that same little paddock. Are there any more exciting options? Actually, there are plenty of great places to ride your horse, especially if he doesn’t mind taking a …

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Dec 31

The Importance of Formal Lessons

Riding a horse looks so simple that you shouldn’t need formal lessons, right? Actually, while it may be easy to fall off a horse, staying on is a bit trickier. Staying on and looking good is even harder. Few people can manage all of the intricacies of horseback riding without lessons. One of the worst …

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Dec 31

Tacking Up and Mounting Up – Getting Ready to Ride a Horse

So, it’s time for your very first horseback ride and you just can’t wait to jump on that horse’s back so you can gallop off into the sunset. However, before you ride off on your horse, you will need to tack him up and then you will need to figure out how to actually get …

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Dec 31

Staying Alert – How to Avoid Potential Dangers When You are Riding Your Horse

Riding a horse can be one of the most wonderful experiences that a person can have. However, no matter how long you’ve been riding, you need to be aware of what’s going on around you and you should always stay alert. After all, you never know what is coming around the corner that could be …

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