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herd dynamics

Herd dynamics are fascinating to observe. Read about herd hierarchy and how you can find your own place within your equine family.  We are lucky to be able to connect …

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herbal liniments and poultice

Topical liniments and poultices have been part of the horse world for centuries, and are routinely used on the legs. But they can also make an inexpensive and healthy contribution …

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7 ways to rescue a horse

Too many horses live in dire straits. You may not be in a position to adopt, but you can still help rescue a horse from a life of neglect. Horse …

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The Icelandic "Horse of the Gods"

The Icelandic is an important part of Iceland’s history and culture. Learn about the origins of the Icelandic and the special qualities preserved in this unique breed. Hardy, willing, friendly, …

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The Elements of Chinese Medicine — is your horse Earth or Metal?

Understanding your horse’s “element” can help deepen the bond you share with him. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Earth and Metal elements and their corresponding qualities. …

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Pine Nut wild horse advocates

This organization pairs up with local residents and the BLM to protect wild horses. When it comes to preserving and protecting wild horses, activist organizations and supporters, the Bureau of …

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Disasters: are you and your horse ready?

When dealing with a disaster, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure. Learn how to prepare yourself and your horses, come what may. As a horse …

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Responsible horse breeding

Mass versus selective breeding – we take a hard look at the ethical and financial aspects of the horse breeding industry. Highly controversial and difficult to change, the horse breeding …

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Check out these eco-friendly and affordable tips for transforming your tack room. Considering changes to your tack room? Maybe you want to get more organized, or do a green makeover, …

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Your horse: the frame of his body = the frame of his mind

Learn to use your own body language to shape your horse’s body, so he feels good mentally and wants to be with you. Horses are physiologically hardwired so their bodies, …

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