Recently the traditional hobby horse has been resurrected and is now the star of dressage and jumping shows ‒ and a movie.
A certified journeyman farrier and a recent graduate discuss what it takes to become a farrier, caring for different horses with different needs.
It’s the most hair, dirt, muck and grime filled time of the year. Here’s some advice for getting yourself and your horse out clean in the end.
Is your horse a candidate for a bitless bridle? Find out how to choose one that will offer a good combination of comfort and control.
The two most common reasons why horses cough are respiratory infection and recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), also known as heaves.
A massage has many benefits. It warms up and relaxes stiff muscles, improves movement and balance, improves circulation, and more.
A horse sporting a swollen leg? What is causing it? As big and strong as horses are, their legs are quite sensitive and subject to a variety of problems.
Hunters are judged on their form over a course of natural looking fences, and on their manners and the quality of their gaits on the flat. The ideal hunter:
• walks or trots into the ring relaxed, on a …
Part two on how to pass your Equine Canada, EC, Rider Tests with the help of Learn to Ride Programs. See part one for the introduction to this article.
To pass your EC rider test you will need to buy the handbooks recommended for your level and type of riding, and you will need to take some lessons.