Mare and Foal

Horse Training

If you buy a foal or a horse that is green broke, you will need to be prepared to train your horse. After all, a badly trained horse is not just unenjoyable. A horse is a big animal and can be downright dangerous if he is not properly trained. Of course, it is not easy…

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Horse Eating an Apple

How to Behave Around a Horse

Horseback riding is a fun and relaxing activity for both adults and children. However, horses are large, powerful animals and are easily startled. Before you or your children go horseback riding, you should know how to behave around a horse. One of the first things anyone interested in horses should know is that horses can’t…

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Angry Horse

Reading a Horse’s Body Language

If you’ve ever been the victim of an animal bite, you may think that the attack came out of nowhere. However, if you knew how to read an animal’s body language, you would probably have seen one or two tell tale signals that may have enabled you to avoid being bitten. Just like other animals,…

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Saddle and Stirrups

Get Your Horse Moving

You’ve managed to make it up on top of your horse and boy, is it a long way down! Now, how do you get him to move? After all, you don’t want to make an animal this big mad when you are on his back. Surely you aren’t supposed to kick him, right? Actually, yes,…

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