Category: Horse Care

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Tying your horse

Most horse owners routinely tie up their horses, whether during grooming, tacking up, or just to keep the horse secure while they attend to something else.? However, if not done correctly, this seemingly simple...

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Caring for Senior Horses

Horses aged 15 and over are generally considered to be equine senior citizens.? Although they can continue living healthy, happy, and very active lives, most senior horses do need some amount of special care...

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Take Care of Your Horse’s Teeth

As grazing animals, horses have some unique needs when it comes to their teeth.? Meant for grinding down tough plant fibers, and other abrasive materials, a horse?s teeth are constantly growing. ?Additionally, their upper...

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What to do if you can?t keep your horse

Although you might believe, as with many others, that owning a horse is a lifelong commitment, you may still find yourself in a situation where keeping your horse is no longer an option.? Whether...

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Dealing with a Cast Horse

If you?ve ever seen a horse that has cast himself, you?re not likely to forget the sight. Although it doesn?t happen often, this is an emergency situation that is possible for every horse owner...

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How to Buy and Store Hay

For many new horse owners, there is potentially nothing that puts you out of your depth more than feeding decisions.? Buying and storing hay is no exception, and has the added difficulty that it...

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How to Bathe a Horse

Ready to give your horse a summer bath?? Try the following tips for a smooth and easy experience. Have a friend hold onto your horse, as opposed to tying him up, especially if this...

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Should Your Horse go Barefoot?

Many horse owners take shoeing their horse for granted, but in reality many horses can go barefoot with little difficulty. Here are some questions to consider if you are looking at making the jump...

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How to Properly Groom a Horse

As a horse owner or caretaker, you must be sure to properly groom your horse. Horses need to be groomed often to keep clean, most importantly, but also to promote a sleek and shiny...