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Feeding Horses And How It Works

There are almost as many opinions on the proper feed and charge of horses as in attendance are altered kinds of horses. Much of the “correct” kind of feeding will depend on what did you say? Kind of piece, if a few, your horse does on a regular basis. Here is a universal overview on how to feed your horses appropriately.
The the majority weighty phenomenon is to promote to certainly with the purpose of your horse has clean, fresh fill with tears readily open next to all epoch. Horses surprisingly consume more fill with tears in the cold months of winter than in the warmer months of the day. There are many altered ways to …

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Life Lessons From Horses – Understanding Another’s Point of View

One of the big mistakes that people make when working with horses is assuming that a horse thinks like a human. As a matter of fact, horses perceive the entire world differently than we do. If we acknowledge that fact, and try to understand that, then we can communicate more effectively with horses.
A horse is a prey animal. He is built to stay safe in the wild. His eyes are on the side of this head so he can see almost 360 degrees around him. Those eyes are also a long way from his mouth so he can see farther when grazing. But, most of all, a horses is programmed deep in his bones to …

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The Cost of Owning a Horse – How Much Training Do You Need?

The cost of owning a horse is high, so let’s see how much training you need – and who might be able to do that training. Let’s say that there are five different levels you can find yourself facing:
1) My horse is going to kill me today.
2) I believe my horse is going to hurt me the next time I ask for (a lope, a halt, fill in the blank).
3) My horse makes me nervous (when I’m on the trail and he sees something spooky, for instance).
4) When I try to (bathe the horse, bridle the horse, etc.) he gets really cranky.
5) I would like to improve my horse’s (lead departure, spin, etc.).
Number 1, My …

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Guide to Buying Your Child’s First Horse

When most parents set out to buy their child’s first horse, their attitude is that any horse will do. Fat, skinny, tall, short, experienced or inexperienced; it doesn’t matter. After all, the child simply wants a horse!
This is a dangerous mindset, however, because all horses are certainly not created equal, and the wrong choice can lead to injuries and disappointment. I recommend that all parents, regardless of their experience with horses, ask a trainer or instructor to accompany them when they look at possibilities.
The logical first place to start is at the stable where your child takes lessons. If there are horses available for lease or sale, you’ll at least be familiar with their temperaments …

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Cleanliness And Your Horse’s Health

You might not believe it but one of the most important factors in how healthy your horse ends up being is his cleanliness. In order to have your horse live a very healthy life style, it needs to be able to maintain a life in which it is clean and in which it can have access to all of the things that can help it to be happy and healthy.
Make sure that you are providing your horse with plenty of room to run, and plenty of rest when he has been working. All of these things are important, but they are also impacted by one single factor – the cleanliness of the stable and your …

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My Favorite Way To Teach A Horse To Tie

Did you ever see a horse that was tied to something set back and fight against the rope? It’s not a pretty sight and can be very dangerous. I knew a gal who tied her horse to the stair rail while she ran inside for something. When she came back, there was no stair rail any more. It was attached to the end of the lead line and “chasing” her horse around the yard, banging his legs at every stride. It was an expensive vet bill, and expensive repair bill, and a lesson learned the hard way. Not only did she learn not to tie a horse solidly to an object that might give way, …

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Horse Riding Apparel What To Look Out For

Horse Riding Apparel
Any type of horse riding usually begins with the rider buying riding clothes. Even a person simply going for a pleasure ride will benefit from the correct riding apparel. Horse riding apparel protects you and is designed specifically for being on a horse. Comfort and protection come in several styles and designs.
Depending on your style of riding whether western or English, your wardrobe will look slightly different, but consist of the same basics.
Riding Pants – Breeches, Jods and Jeans:
Jodhpurs (English Riding) could be described as kind of riding pants. The legs on these pants extend all the way to the ankles. At the end of the pants there is a cuff. This cuff …

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Unlock The Secrets Of Horse Riding

By: Jimmy Cox
You often hear people say that they have been riding since they were three years old, or they were practically born in the saddle. Simple logic will belie this. No child of three years has enough coordination or strength. However, children do have a natural balance but no particular rhythm. Every sportsman knows the necessity of coordination, balance, and rhythm.
Before you buy a horse there should be a year of lessons, not only to learn the fundamentals of riding but to learn how to conduct oneself around an animal and the stables.
Without instruction you pick up a lot of bad habits. It used to be common practice to throw someone into the water …

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