Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lifestyle

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

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...
One Planet, One Health – human, equine and ecosystem wellness

One Planet, One Health – human, equine and ecosystem wellness

When we consider the connections between human, equine and ecosystem health, a more holistic, integrated understanding of wellness emerges. The “One Health” approach is...
Shade and shelter for your horse

Shade and shelter for your horse

Protecting your horse from sun, wind and storms can be as simple as giving him access to a hedge, trees or hillside – or...
Top 10 books for horse lovers

Top 10 books for horse lovers

Our list of top 10 horse books for your reading pleasure covers a wide variety of genres, from love to war to the classics. Are...
Cross train your horse's mind with Mountain Trail

Cross train your horse’s mind with Mountain Trail

Physical conditioning is important for your horse, but cross training his mind may be even more critical. Here’s how the exciting discipline of...
hoof boots for a sore horse

Hoof boots for a sore horse

Hoof boots can be a lifesaver for rehabilitating a sore horse. Know their benefits and challenges. As a professional trimmer, I often encounter sore...
Managing mud in an equine facility

Managing mud in an equine facility

Whether you’re building a new barn or adapting an existing facility, managing your water drainage carefully means you’ll minimize mud problems – and help...
Trailer maintenance tips

9 trailer maintenance tips

Regular trailer maintenance ensures you and your horses stay safe while on the road. Before you and your horses embark on a road trip,...
Western dressage

Western Dressage

All western riding disciplines, from gymkhana and barrel racing to jumping and pleasure riding, can benefit from dressage’s time-honored lessons. Everyone should have access to...
How your horse's bit and noseband affect his oral health

How your horse’s bit and noseband affect his oral health

Choosing the right bit and noseband for your horse can be a process of trial and error. But it’s worth it, since how they...