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4 Common Hand Problems and How to Fix Them

4 Common Hand Problems and How to Fix Them

Contact or, more precisely, the contact with the horse’s mouth is one of the great keys and yet one of the most complex mysteries of riding all at the same time.  An even elastic contact is what all the trainers and competitors talk about. However […]

8 interesting Facts about the Kiger Mustang

8 interesting Facts about the Kiger Mustang

The Kiger Mustang is a strain of mustang that are found in one particular region in the United States. They are one of the best known horses that are bred in the wild. Their unique genetic makeup, coloring, and other impressive physical traits along with […]

7 Qualities of a Great Horse Rider

7 Qualities of a Great Horse Rider

What makes a great rider? Is it something that some people are born with or is it more to do with knowledge and skill acquired through lots of practice? It is also worth nothing that the  definition of a great rider is very subjective. To […]

25 Stunning Names for Your Gray Mare

25 Stunning Names for Your Gray Mare

Gray colouring is common in many horse breeds. It is estimated that approximately one in ten horses carry a mutation in their genetics which means they will grey with age. Different breeds and individuals within these breeds can take different amounts of time to grey […]

50 Horse Names as inspired by Disney Movies

50 Horse Names as inspired by Disney Movies

Are you a Disney fan? I recently purchased a subscription to the Disney+ streaming service and it has made me realize just how significant their movies were during my childhood. The characters are still very familiar and I was instantly feeling very nostalgic . When […]

19 simple tips for horse jumping beginners

19 simple tips for horse jumping beginners

Jumping is one of the most exciting activities that you can do with a horse but, like all equestrian disciplines, it takes time, patience, training and application to be successful at it.  Any experienced jumping rider will tell you that jumping is 99% flatwork it’s […]

80 Astrological Names for Horses

80 Astrological Names for Horses

If you are looking for a Horse name then why not simply tilt your head upwards and look at the sky during night. The cosmos are filled with planets, constellations, and stars, many of which have truly beautiful names. These names are often derived from […]

23 tips to keep your Barn safe for horses

23 tips to keep your Barn safe for horses

Most riders think about accidents and injuries occurring when the horse is under saddle or at liberty in the field or even out at a competition but how safe is your yard and barn?  Your horse spends a lot of time in the barn over […]

15 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Horse

15 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying a Horse

Buying horses can be as perilous as buying second-hand cars; if you buy privately, then generally there is not much legal protection although this can be improved if you buy from a dealer.  There are many pitfalls which a first-time horse owner should avoid but […]

The Pro’s and Cons of Leasing a Horse

The Pro’s and Cons of Leasing a Horse

What is Leasing a Horse? When you lease a horse you enter into an agreement to pay a fee in exchange for a set time when you can ride/have access to a horse. The agreement is usually made with the owner of the horse. Horse […]