What you should know about grooming horses

Horse grooming is the process of enhancing your animal’s physical appearance. It includes hygienic care for the horse’s body, hair, hooves and overall wellbeing. Photo by Misha Voguel on Pexels.com Reasons for grooming a horse Brushing a horse’s hair makes it cleaner and improves blood flow on the skin surface, so grooming should be a … Continue reading What you should know about grooming horses

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First Lady Jill Biden's custom Valentino purse is a tribute to German Shepherds Major and Champ. Image shows Major and Champ Every dog has its day, but not every dog gets a Valentino purse portrait. First Lady Jill Biden stepped off Air Force One on Thursday toting a one-of-a-kind accessory: a custom Valentino Rockstud purse … Continue reading No one loves dogs like Jill Biden

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How to Enjoy Horse Rides in Winter

Riding a horse during winter can be dangerous, very uncomfortable, or outrageously fun depending on the rider’s knowledge and skill set. It is also common for equestrians to encounter various challenges while riding in icy cold temperatures or short daylight hours, especially if you lack proper knowledge of horse care. So, to stay in the … Continue reading How to Enjoy Horse Rides in Winter

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Best tips on feeding your horse properly in winter

Horses depend on quality forage and adequate hydration to stay healthy in winter. So, horse owners have a responsibility to feed their animals appropriately, not only because it improves performance but for the fact that their lifespan is—in most cases—determined by the hay quality. However, knowing the right feedstuffs and providing them in sufficient amounts … Continue reading Best tips on feeding your horse properly in winter

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Muscle, Body Weight, or both? How to Know What Your Horse Needs

Horses don’t perform at their best when overweight or thin. But there’s a world of difference between gaining body weight and building muscles. Deciding if your horse needs one or the two, however, isn’t an easy task because the animal’s health is generally categorized as healthy according to these most reliable indicators—muscle development, weight, and … Continue reading Muscle, Body Weight, or both? How to Know What Your Horse Needs

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What every equestrian should know about Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

What is Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)? Equine Herpesvirus (EHV) is a viral infection. The disease has no major side effects but has been a major threat to horses in the United States and all over the world. Unfortunately, most equestrians are ignorant of the highly contagious disease which causes different types of neurological illnesses that are … Continue reading What every equestrian should know about Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

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Do horses drink more water in winter?

Horse rides are never exciting and memorable in winter—or as one would expect—unless the animals are kept in good health. This involves deworming the animals according to results from faecal analysis (because there are different types of worms), and making sure that their overall health condition is stable. But achieving a high level of healthcare … Continue reading Do horses drink more water in winter?

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Best winter care tips for your horses

The winter season comes with huge challenges for horses and their owners. Taking care of the animals in cold weather conditions is certainly a hard job; for example, horses need to drink warm water (heated between 45 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit) and feed extra hay. On the part of horse owners, it is highly important … Continue reading Best winter care tips for your horses

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Best joint supplements to improve your horse’s health

The health of a horse’s bones determines its athletic performance and lifespan, so horse owners and trainers need an effective care routine to keep the animals in good health condition. Moreover, horse movements mostly exert pressure on the cartilage which is prone to wear and tear because it continually provides support for bones around a … Continue reading Best joint supplements to improve your horse’s health

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Everything you need to know about a horse’s gaits

There are four globally recognized horse gaits—the walk, trot, gallop and canter. Gaits in dressage are sometimes differentiated according to the rhythmic movements such as the 4-beat walk, the 2-beat trot, and the 3-beat canter. However, each type of horse gaits may be further distinguished. For example, there are collected, medium, free and extended walk … Continue reading Everything you need to know about a horse’s gaits