Four Ways to Ensure a Safe Exercise Routine for Your Horse This Winter
February 12, 2021 | HorseOutdoors
Four Ways to Ensure a Safe Exercise Routine for Your Horse This Winter

As the winter months grow colder in some parts of the globe, you may be wondering how to ensure that your horse maintains proper exercise. Colder temperatures and snow or rainy conditions, coupled with icy footing, may make it difficult…

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Cold Comfort – Feeding Your Horse in Winter
January 22, 2021 | Horse
Cold Comfort - Feeding Your Horse in Winter

Depending on how cold the climate is where you live, feeding your horse during the winter months can require a good deal of attention. On the positive side, that attention means routine visits with your horse to monitor its condition.…

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How to Measure for Boots
January 12, 2021 | Riding
How to Measure for Boots

Proper boot fit is easily achieved. Apply the simple measurements detailed below to get the comfort and performance you desire.   For Riding Boots: Wear the breeches or tights and socks you are most likely to wear with your boots.…

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Understanding Equestrian Judges’ Scores
January 11, 2021 | HorseRiding
Understanding Equestrian Judges’ Scores

Any time you earn a blue ribbon in hunter or equitation disciplines, you probably don’t think about how the judges evaluated your performance. You may feel the same way about a red… unless you feel you did your very best…

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On Firmer Ground – Winter Hoof Care
December 23, 2020 | Horse
On Firmer Ground – Winter Hoof Care

Depending on where you live, winter can require varying degrees of adjustment to your hoof care routine. The colder and snowier the climate, the more there is to consider.   Of course, if the weather is too harsh, your horse…

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Healthy Stables for The Holidays
December 11, 2020 | Horse
Healthy Stables for The Holidays

When we think of stabling our horse in winter, it’s natural to think of it as “sheltering.” But the same winter blues that can affect us when weather keeps us indoors can affect our horse in its own way.  …

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Caring For Your Horse in Winter
December 7, 2020 | Horse
Caring For Your Horse in Winter

In the same way we gear up for winter weather with different wardrobes and schedules, we need to change our routines for horse care. Depending on your climate and stabling situation, this may be a slight adjustment or a major…

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Choosing A Saddle Pad
November 18, 2020 | Horse
Choosing A Saddle Pad

Saddle pads can be a crucial element of equestrian gear. There is an abundance of colors, shape styles and sizes available. It can be daunting trying to choose the right saddle pad and riders might use one for months before deciding to buy another.…

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Equine First Aid – Being Prepared
October 21, 2020 | Horse
Equine First Aid – Being Prepared

It’s a rare horse that never suffers an injury of some kind. Horses are active, curious, and social, which means they can run into hazards or bang into each other.   The following should be at the top of the…

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Horse Boots & Bandages 101
October 6, 2020 | Horse
Horse Boots & Bandages 101

Covering your horse’s legs with some kind of applied protection is common practice and—we would argue—a prudent one. Applying boots or bandages is a personal choice depending on the horse and the discipline. That same conversation can also quickly turn…

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