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An Overview Of Different Types Of Horse Bits

When choosing tack for your horse, pay close attention to the bit. This is, arguably, the most important aspect of your riding equipment. The bit is the part of the bridle that provides close communication between horse and rider. It is the metal piece that goes into the horse’s mouth. The bit is attached to …

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How To Teach A Horse To Lunge

Lunging is a good tool for teaching horses to respond to your physical and verbal cues. It is also an excellent way to help your horse burn off steam. This is important after a long, inactive winter when riding season is just starting up. When you start your horse off with lunging, you can refresh …

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Exercises And Stretches Help Strengthen Horses With Sore Backs

If your horse has a sore or weak back or is recovering from an injury, you may be wondering what to do to help him build strength, overcome soreness and develop a well-defined topline. In this article, we share ideas for exercises and stretches to help your horse recover from injury and/or build back muscle. …

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138 Perfect Horse Names For Your Equine Friend

If you are still not sure of a name to brand your horse then this article has got you covered. We have put forward a long list of really cool horse names starting with every letter of the alphabet. Whether you’re looking for a boy or girl horse name, palomino, pinto or black horse, there …

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How To Stop A Horse From Chewing Wood

If your horse is chewing wood fence rails, barn doors, tree limbs and so on, you may not realize that this is not normal. Wood isn’t a natural food for horses, and wood chewing can cause complications in both barn maintenance and horse health. In this article, we describe wood chewing and share valuable information …

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10 Famous Horse Riders (From Piggot To Dujardin)

As riders, whether hobbyists enjoying a hack around the block or more serious aspiring competitors, we are very lucky in that we have a wealth of inspirational famous horse riders to look up to. These include dressage stars, showjumping aficionados, jockeys, cross country experts, all available for a bit of studying at the touch of …

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How To Stop A Horse From Kicking Other Horses

Horses kicking other horses, other livestock, pets or people can be very dangerous. Some kicking is normal and not a cause for concern. Horses normally kick at flies, and they kick when playing. Even the gentlest horse may kick when startled, but some horses pick up a bad habit of kicking aggressively at other horses …

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What You Need To Know About Overcoming Fear Of Riding Horses

It is not unreasonable to be afraid of riding horses. You can be completely enchanted by their beauty, power and majesty and simultaneously feel anxious about the prospect of guiding and riding a living being who outweighs you by several hundred pounds. In this article, we help you identify your level of fear and possible …

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Is It Safe To Ride A Horse While You Are Pregnant?

Whether or not you ride while pregnant is really up to you. Many obstetricians believe that if you are an experienced rider with a quiet horse and an uncomplicated pregnancy, continuing riding should not pose any problems. Even so, many riders, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists believe that the chance of falling …

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Comparing The Bitless Bridle Vs Hackamores

What’s the difference between a bitless bridle and a hackamore? Are these types of bridles really better than bridles with a bit? In this article, we explore these questions and briefly describe some of the more popular bitless bridles. We also provide sound advice on deciding whether or not you should use a bitless bridle …

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