Can A Farrier Cause Laminitis?

can a farrier cause laminitis

Can A Farrier Cause Laminitis?

Bad farrier work can certainly injure your horse’s hooves, and that’s why it’s important to only engage the services of a well-trained, qualified farrier who is certified by an accredited institution. Laminitis is a painful hoof disease that can cripple a horse. It is caused by a number of factors, but none of them are … Read more

What's The Difference Between Direct And Indirect Reining

How To Teach A Horse To Neck Rein?

You may think of indirect reining or neck reining as specific to western riding, but this really is not true. Even horses who are typically ridden under English saddle should know how to neck rein. Being able to guide your horse one-handed is an important skill that gives you freedom and versatility while riding in … Read more

Reasons Why Horses Roll In The Dirt, Mud, Grass & Snow

Why Do Horses Roll In The Dirt?

Horses have a number of odd habits, and one of them that is both comical and perplexing is rolling in the dirt. Why do horses do this? Sometimes, it seems to be triggered by getting wet (e.g. after a bath) and sometimes it seems like a reaction to a new situation. Still other times, it … Read more

do horses like being ridden

Do Horses Enjoy Being Ridden?

There is no simple answer to the question “Do horses like being ridden?” Every horse is an individual, as is every rider. Whether a horse likes being ridden or not depends a great deal on the horse’s past experiences, the rider’s expertise, the horse’s health, the fit of the tack, the task at hand and much … Read more

FAQs about horse breeders

What Does It Take To Become A Horse Breeder?

Becoming a proper horse breeder is a complicated, multi-step process. Breeding, raising and keeping horses is an expensive pursuit and one that requires a wide variety of knowledge, skills and abilities if one is to do it correctly. Underlying the entire question of how to become a horse breeder is the more complex question of … Read more

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