Articles - equine-ownership


Your First Horse

After years of begging and pleading, working and saving, your parents have finally agreed to buy you a horse!...


X Factor – The Art & Science of Buying at Auction

I smiled when Canadian Thoroughbred approached me about doing an article for this sales preview issue. I was asked to share my expertise on which conformation traits I look for in a yearling that are indicators of a successful future performance as a...

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Assessing the Young Jumper Prospect with Phil Henning

Finding, purchasing and developing a young horse with the potential to go to the top in the jumper ring can be a long and expensive process....

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10 Facts About Twitches

Some consider twitching cruel, but if used correctly the twitch is a humane form of restraint....

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A Perfect Match: Find an instructor who is compatible with you

The perfect instructor is someone that brings out the best in you. You might not always be friends (and you don’t need to be, outside of the lessons), but you respect the person because he or she knows your strengths......


Selling Horses in a Changing Market

While finding buyers for your horses can involve a certain degree of both timing and luck, you can increase your chances of a sale by following some basic strategies. ...


How Climate Change Affects Horse Health

How climate change is affecting horse health around the world....


Q&A with “Sponsor Seeker” Kim Tudor

An attractive and knowledgeable presence on the horse show scene, Kim Tudor focuses on high-end sponsor development for major equestrian events at her Tudor & Company....


Equine Welfare Guidelines

Equine welfare guidelines are in development....

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Animal Welfare – Legislation in Canada

Catherine Willson reviews the animal welfare legislation in Canada. ...

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