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What You Need To Know About Washing A Horse

One of the first things you need to know about washing a horse is that it’s almost never necessary. Even if your horse is covered with mud, it is preferable to wait until it dries and give him a good brushing than to wash him. If you are going to wash your horse, you should …

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How To Farrier Your Own Horse, And Should You?

A horse should have a complete examination and trim by a professional farrier once every two months. This can be costly, and many horse owners are tempted to do their own farrier work. While it is certainly advisable to provide your horse with regular maintenance by picking up, handling and cleaning his feet daily and …

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Is It Possible To Learn Basic Horse Training For Beginners?

If you are a true beginner when it comes to horses, you have no business training, so don’t be taken in by articles and advice regarding learning “basic horse training for beginners”. Attempting to “train” a horse when you don’t know what you are doing is an activity that is doomed to fail. Handling a …

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Best Calmer For Nervous Horses

If your horse is fretful, does it mean there’s something wrong with him? Not necessarily. Every horse is an individual, and just like people, some horses are more anxious than others. In this article, we discuss natural, common sense ways to calm a nervous horse. Read on to learn more about the best calmer for …

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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 …

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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 …

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