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6 Tips To Help You Gallop Safely

6 Tips To Help You Gallop Safely

“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. (Helen Thompson).” Galloping is seen as the ultimate attempt to capture this freedom. When the good weather arrives, so does the desire to head out into the open and experience the magical feeling of a galloping horse. But […]

How to Catch a Hard-to-Catch Horse

How to Catch a Hard-to-Catch Horse

Horses can be hard to catch for lots of different reasons and this problem is certainly one of the most frustrating and unwelcome aspects of horse behavior.  Working out why the horse is hard to catch can help solve the problem but not always.  Like […]

Horse Diagram – The Main Body Parts of a Horse

Horse Diagram – The Main Body Parts of a Horse

The chances are that you may know the name of some if not most of a horses body parts. Knowing the body parts is key to good horsemanship and everyone who cares and regularly interacts with horses such have a basic understanding of the main […]

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 […]