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Rodeo Terms Explained: Terminology & Slang

Rodeo consist of seven separate, complex and unique events. Each event has its own rules and its own terminology. For this reason, the sport of rodeo as a whole is a rich source of interesting language and slang. When you go to a rodeo, if you’re not hip to this jive, you may have a …

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Tennessee Walking Horse Training Tips For Pleasure Riding

When you think of Tennessee Walking Horses, you may think of the extremely stylized, unnatural gaits and high pressure competition known as the “Big Lick”. If participating in this monetarily driven, cruel activity is your goal, this is not the article for you. In this article, we share smart tips to help you make the …

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What Are The Best Horses For Show Jumping?

If you’re planning on taking up show jumping, you may be wondering if the horse you have possesses the right qualities to make a go of it, or if you’re shopping for a horse for show jumping, you may be wondering what qualities you should look for. In this article, we discuss the most important …

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11+ Things You Didn’t Know About The Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is one of the biggest, most prestigious races in the whole world. It draws punters, horses, jockeys and trainers from all over the world, and it maintains a strong place in the hearts of all who are involved in the racing world. There are a great many fun and exciting facts about …

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Seabiscuit Vs War Admiral: Which One Was Better?

Seabiscuit vs War Admiral – these two great horses have won many famous races between them, and each is well known and loved. It is tricky to compare them, as they were different horses with different skills and talents – but they were closely related, they lived around the same time, and their careers overlapped …

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How To Teach A Horse To Back Up

Backing up is an important skill for a horse to know, whether you’re on the ground or in the saddle. The ability to back is integral part of many everyday tasks, rodeo events and show disciplines. On the trail, you may find yourself in a tight situation where your horse can’t turnaround or in a …

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How To Catch A Horse {My Tips & Tricks}

Anytime you’re around your horse, you’re teaching him something. Horses are keen observers of human behavior, so it’s important that we always behave in consistent and trustworthy ways around our horses. You may see some folks chasing their horses around in an attempt to catch them, and this tells you two things about these folks: …

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Top Ten Equitation Tips To Get A Head Start

Equitation is the term used to refer to the practice or art of horsemanship or horseback riding. It especially refers to the position of the rider, along with the rider’s skill at using aids effectively and riding correctly overall. In equitation classes, it is the rider who is evaluated and not so much the horse. …

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How To Start Pony Racing For Younger Jockeys

If your little jockey is into the faster side of horse riding, and prefers galloping over rather more sedate dressage, you might want to get them started in racing. We’re not talking the Kentucky Derby here; youngsters are understandably not allowed to compete against adults. But there are many other avenues open, and many great …

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How Much Does A Horse Weigh?

Horses come in all shapes and sizes, as you probably already know. Therefore, the question how much does a horse weigh will be based on lots of factors – what breed they are; whether they are in work or out of it; whether they are pregnant or lactating; what sort of muscle mass they have. …

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