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Feed
Nicky Ellis

How Much Hay To Feed A Horse: Can A Horse Eat Too Much Hay?

How much hay do horses eat a day? How much hay to feed a horse? Can a horse eat too much hay? Generally speaking a half bale of hay daily will satisfy the needs of most horses; however, this can vary depending on the age, condition and activity level of the horse and the quality and

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Health
Nicky Ellis

What Do You Need In A Horse First Aid Kit?

Horses can be rather accident prone, and horse-involved human injuries are common among equestrians. That’s why it is very smart to keep a complete first aid kit in your barn and have another, smaller kit to take along when you ride. In this article, we present horse first aid kit checklists for both, along with

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Racing
Nicky Ellis

How Does Horse Betting Work?

You can have lots of fun at the horse races, but betting can be a bit complex. In this article, we share the basics of betting on the horses and provide sound advice on picking winners and placing good bets. Read on to learn more. What Are The Types Of Bets In Horse Racing? Basically,

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Racing
Nicky Ellis

11 Ways How To Make Money With Horses

Right up front, if you are interested in horses because you want to make money, find another interest. The only ways people make money from horses themselves involve exploitation. Examples include racing, breeding, some forms of competition and horse slaughter. For the most part, horses are a costly hobby and interest. The expense is well

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Racing
Nicky Ellis

Horse Racing Terminology Explained

If you’re thinking about having a flutter (making a small wager) you may be a bit intimidated by the seemingly secret language of horse racing. In this article, we demystify horse racing vocabulary with a categorized list of common horse racing terms. Read on to learn more. Horse Vocabulary Broodmare: This is a thoroughbred mare

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Racing
Nicky Ellis

12 Interesting Facts About Harness Racing

In harness racing, horses compete at a trot or at a pace while pulling a small, two-wheeled, one person cart (aka: sulky). In this article, we answer the most frequently asked questions about this interesting form of horse racing. Read on to learn more. 1. What Is Trotting? This is a diagonal gait wherein the

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