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A Guide to the Best Horse Grooming Tools

Regular grooming is one of the most important responsibilities involved in owning a horse. Grooming a horse improves the condition of its coat and skin and creates an opportunity to bond with the animRead More...
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What You Need to Know about the Mighty yet Docile Clydesdale

Known throughout the United States as the official mascot of the Budweiser brand, the Clydesdale is a large, muscular horse that excels at manual labor and farm work. Its name stems from the district Read More...
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A Practical Terminology Guide for First-Time Horse Owners

Most hobbies or occupations have their own specialized vocabulary, and horse ownership and equestrian sports are no different. Understanding the terminology used by people involved in the hobby servesRead More...

A Guide to the Best Horse Grooming Tools

A Guide to the Best Horse Grooming Tools

Regular grooming is one of the most important responsibilities involved in owning a horse. Grooming a horse improves the condition of its coat and skin and creates an opportunity to bond with the animal. Cleaning a horse’s coat and hooves also provides health benefits by preventing sores and chafing from the saddle and removing dirt… Read More…

What You Need to Know about the Mighty yet Docile Clydesdale

What You Need to Know about the Mighty yet Docile Clydesdale

Known throughout the United States as the official mascot of the Budweiser brand, the Clydesdale is a large, muscular horse that excels at manual labor and farm work. Its name stems from the district in Scotland, where the breed originated. The Clydesdale is also generally upheld as the quintessential example of a draft horse, a… Read More…

A Practical Terminology Guide for First-Time Horse Owners

A Practical Terminology Guide for First-Time Horse Owners

Most hobbies or occupations have their own specialized vocabulary, and horse ownership and equestrian sports are no different. Understanding the terminology used by people involved in the hobby serves as a crucial part of owning a horse or participating in equestrian sports. First-time owners or individuals new to riding may experience difficulty finding the proper… Read More…

The Perfect Riding Companion: How to Select the Right Horse

The Perfect Riding Companion: How to Select the Right Horse

Buying a horse is an exceptionally big decision that requires much thought and consideration, particularly for first-time owners. Horse ownership requires a great deal of responsibility, because it places the owner in the position of caring for a living creature that will rely on him or her for food, grooming, shelter, affection, and other needs.… Read More…

A Primer on Equine Reiki and its Potential Benefits for Horses

A Primer on Equine Reiki and its Potential Benefits for Horses

More horse owners than ever before are embracing alternative therapies to treat their animals. These treatments range from ancient Chinese practices like acupuncture to more modern chiropractic techniques. Another form of therapy that many owners have found beneficial for their horses is reiki, a holistic practice that originated in Japan in the early 20th century.… Read More…

An Overview of the Five Basic Steps in Horse Grooming

An Overview of the Five Basic Steps in Horse Grooming

Grooming your horse is important for a number of reasons. Not only does proper grooming help keep horses looking and feeling healthy, but it is also a key factor in building stronger bonds between horses and their owners. A regular grooming schedule is critical for maintaining healthy skin, which is a horse’s primary barrier to… Read More…

What a Horse’s Coat Can Tell You About Its Health

What a Horse’s Coat Can Tell You About Its Health

One of the key indicators of a horse’s health is its coat. While a horse’s coat does not tell the entire story about its physical condition, veterinarians often look at the coat as one of the most definitive signs of general health. Importantly, a lack of shine on a horse’s coat does not necessarily mean… Read More…

A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Treating Equine Arthritis

A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Treating Equine Arthritis

Arthritis is a common issue among horses, especially as they grow older. While there are a number of studies about the holistic treatment of arthritis in humans, few such studies have been conducted about horses. However, a great deal of anecdotal evidence exists for treating arthritis in horses. Since all horses have unique biological needs,… Read More…