Horse on a Budget

16 Tips for Keeping a Horse Alone

Horses are herd animals who naturally crave the companionship of other horses. If left alone for long periods they can suffer real separation anxiety. However horses can be taught to be alone and this lesson should come a young age while they are in the stable, in the field, during travel …

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Horse Bite

7 Ways to Stop your Horse Biting

Anyone who has been on the receiving end of an equine nip or bite will know only too well how painful it is.  Probably less deadly than a kick, biting is nevertheless an unwelcome and dangerous habit. There are many ways to stop a horse biting but first we need …

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Horse height

How to Choose the Right Sized Horse

Whether you’re buying a horse for yourself, for your child, or for someone else, it’s important to know what size of horse that you should get. Unfortunately, it’s not always as simple as just walking to a farm and picking out one that looks like a good fit. While most …

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How to help horses that are difficult to bridle

What makes horses difficult to bridle? This most commonly occurs due to a past incident which has frightened the horse or caused pain.  Horses remember bad experiences and one incident can be enough to create a new behavior pattern.  Very occasionally, some horses seem to be super sensitive about the …

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