Category: Horses

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

Stabling Your Horse

When you buy a dog or cat, where to keep your new pet is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, for anyone who is considering buying a horse, housing is one of the biggest concerns. After all, you can’t exactly give your horse a pet bed in the kitchen! Of course, …

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Dec 31

Reading a Horse’s Body Language

If you’ve ever been the victim of an animal bite, you may think that the attack came out of nowhere. However, if you knew how to read an animal’s body language, you would probably have seen one or two tell tale signals that may have enabled you to avoid being bitten. Just like other animals, …

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Dec 30

How to Behave Around a Horse

Horseback riding is a fun and relaxing activity for both adults and children. However, horses are large, powerful animals and are easily startled. Before you or your children go horseback riding, you should know how to behave around a horse. One of the first things anyone interested in horses should know is that horses can’t …

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Dec 30

Getting Your Horse to Trust You

It is possible to ride a horse that is uneasy around you, but it is much more enjoyable to ride a horse that trusts you completely. However, getting your horse to trust you is not always easy, especially if he has been abused in the past. If you have a horse that is a bit …

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