Most experts now agree that confining horses to stalls and feeding them concentrated feeds increases the risk of developing stereotypies.
Groundwork is an important part of training with many uses. You can lunge for short periods or long-line a horse that is too young or unfit to be ridden.
Learn five strategies to help keep your horse focussed under saddle.
This article explores how some horses can be so hungry at feeding time that you can get squabbling and dangerous fence running occurrences.
Tack & Equipment
When purchasing a new riding boot, fit (really, really) matters.
It can be hard initially to predict or control how introducing them to each other will go, and sometimes the first meeting can be pivotal.
You've done the work, and you and your horse are now a confident, skilled team. So, what's next? Time to take on a challenge - obstacle courses.
Spooky horses can erode our confidence as riders. We get nervous, the horse gets tense and it can derail the most well-planned de-spooking program.
'Bomb-proofing' is a popular catch-phrase for what is essentially a systematic process to desensitize horses to frightening objects and situations.
In order to avoid over-medicating our horses and to prevent resistance to deworming medications, deworming programs are being recommended.
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