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Using Horse Supplements During Breeding

Using Horse Supplements During Breeding

Breeding horses can be a big money making business. For those who are a part of this business, every successful conception counts. If you want to make sure your horses are ready for breeding and will produce healthy and beautiful foals, you may want to consider using horse supplements.......[Read More]
How to Feed Your Horse Spirulina

How to Feed Your Horse Spirulina

Spirulina is a form of blue-green algae used as a food source throughout the world. This spiral-shaped plant species is 3.6 billion years old and is a natural source of protein, vitamins A, B1, 2, 3, 6 and 12, as well as vitamins C, D, E and K. It is also a source of minerals and amino acids, includ......[Read More]
Building Plans for Horse Carts

Building Plans for Horse Carts

Whether you plan on building your horse cart from scratch or a kit, you will need to follow a set of plans. Horse carts come in all sizes and many shapes as well. Plans are simple to buy and execute if you follow a few guidelines to get the right size cart and make sure it is safe for you and your h......[Read More]
How to Use an Exercise Ball to Train a Horse

How to Use an Exercise Ball to Train a Horse

If you are planning to train your own horse you may think you need all sorts of expensive equipment, but in fact some of the most effective training methods are also the least expensive. Investing in a quality rope halter, a soft cotton lead rope, a longe line and a simple exercise ball can help you......[Read More]
Natural Horsemanship - Do You Have What It Takes?

Natural Horsemanship - Do You Have What It Takes?

Natural Horsemanship is a method of training the horse that derives its methods from the horse. By watching and observing the horse interacting naturally in the wild, humans have been able to learn how the horse communicates. ......[Read More]
How to Choose the Right Horse Stud For Your Mare

How to Choose the Right Horse Stud For Your Mare

Breeding a foal can be one of the most exciting times in a horse owner's life. You have the ideal broodmare, you have your eye on a couple of stallions that will complement her, and you have all the facilities set up at home to accommodate a proud mother and her youngster's first wobbly ex......[Read More]
Choosing the Correct Equipment For Halters, Bridles and Saddles, and Saddle Pads

Choosing the Correct Equipment For Halters, Bridles and Saddles, and Saddle Pads

First on the list is deciding which kind of halter you want to buy for your horse, nylon versus leather. Personally, I only use leather equipment on my horses.......[Read More]
Information on the Gypsy Horse

Information on the Gypsy Horse

The Gypsy horse--also known as Gypsy Vanner, Gypsy Cob and Tinker horse--is a strong work horse, yet gentle and attractive.......[Read More]
How to Correct a Horse's Misbehavior

How to Correct a Horse's Misbehavior

Training a horse can be a difficult task if you allow it to overwhelm you. The trick is to not let the horse control you; relax and control the horse through knowledge of horse psychology, the use of firm commands and rewards for good behavior. It does take some practice, but eventually you will mas......[Read More]
Types of Horse Shoes for Ice Harvesting

Types of Horse Shoes for Ice Harvesting

Working horses need winter shoes.girl with a horse image by Marzanna Syncerz from Fotolia.comThe shoes a horse wears for ice harvesting are, at their core, the same as any other shoes worn by that individual horse all year. Horses are shod for three reasons: protection, traction and to.........[Read More]
Horse Eye Diseases

Horse Eye Diseases

Horse eye health is very important. A horse that does not have full vision capacity can be a danger to himself and humans and horses around him. A horse can have a disease of the eye as well as a disease of the eyelid.......[Read More]
DIY Horse Barn Structures

DIY Horse Barn Structures

If you live somewhere that allows you to keep your horse on your own property, you can save thousands of dollars in boarding fees by building your own horse barn. Like any animal, your horse needs a safe, dry place in which it will feel comfortable. The type of shelter you build for your horse is ba......[Read More]
What to Expect When Your Mare is Expecting

What to Expect When Your Mare is Expecting

Learn the basics about equine reproduction and horse pregnancy. This article explains the basics of mating, the horse gestation period and foaling.......[Read More]
How To Mix Bran for Equine Colic

How To Mix Bran for Equine Colic

Equine colic is a digestive disorder that affects horses. The horse will appear edgy and constantly look at his stomach, which may swollen. Horses affected by colic may roll around on the ground, make groaning noises, salivate excessively and refuse to eat. Colic can be fatal if left untreated. Ther......[Read More]
How to Make a Hackamore With a Rope

How to Make a Hackamore With a Rope

A hackamore is an addition to a rope halter that converts it into a type of bridle, allowing a horse to be guided. Rope halters and hackamores are used by equestrians who practice natural horsemanship and prefer simple equipment. It is important to learn how to tie a hackamore in case they need adju......[Read More]
Equine Supplements - Important Tips and Methods in Horse Feeding

Equine Supplements - Important Tips and Methods in Horse Feeding

An equine supplement is just not like a 'quick fix' drug or stimulant to provide an immediate result. An effective diet created by a horse supplement lets the horse to attend the standing of the equine elites. High grade horse coat supplements have to be given continually to a performance ......[Read More]
Quarter Horse Gifts

Quarter Horse Gifts

Please the horse lover in your life with the perfect gift.horse image by Penny Williams from Fotolia.comIf someone in your life loves quarter horses, you can show how much you care with an assortment of horse-related gifts. Whether the occasion is a birthday, holiday or just because, you.........[Read More]
Training Your Horse for Hoof Trimming

Training Your Horse for Hoof Trimming

Teaching your horse to stand during hoof trimming involves using command signals that you choose to use, they may be moving the lead rope, applying pressure with your hand on the part you want move, or on a more advanced level just using your energy to move the horse. Once you've taught your ho......[Read More]
9 Name Generators That Can Help Name Your Horse

9 Name Generators That Can Help Name Your Horse

Use these horse name generators to name your horse. Create new horse names with these generators. These random name generators can help you choose a name for your horse.......[Read More]