In the past most folks believed that only those with large ranches and farms owned horses. Owners that didn't have a large space and pasture were usually those that paid to board their horse in a stable. Now however, you can drive down the road and a place with a small acreage is likely to have a horse or two standing out there. Keeping horses on a small acreage is not always done to the best benefit of horse or owner. The key to making this work is management. If done properly managing horses on a small acreage can work for both the owner and the horse.
Fist Pump’s closest brush with Kentucky Derby glory was running second in a small stakes race at a backwater track in New Mexico. But by this fall, he might just become the most famous Thoroughbred in the country if he and his Newell, SD trainer can win the $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover and title of “America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred”.
The gladiators of show jumping will descend on the world famous port of Antwerp from 22nd to 25th April for the second leg of the 2015 Longines Global Champions Tour series.
Spruce Meadows is proud to announce that last year’s hugely popular Horses Jump to Give a Leg Up initiative is back for another colourful season! In partnership with the Calgary Sun and Conoco Phillips, Spruce Meadows celebrates its 40th Anniversary by giving back to the community and its vitally important charities, foundations and Not-For-Profit organizations.
I have a 18 month old stud colt, that I've raised since he was 4 hours old. I'm with him everyday and play with him everyday. He goes to horse shows, he goes on trail rides, and everything else possible. He's getting pretty big now, and I was just wondering, when can I tell when his knees are formed correctly, or whatever it is, that has to be right with his front legs?
Keeping horses on your property? Then you don't need me to tell you how much work there always is to do. At some point, as your operation grows, you may find that your wheelbarrow and pickup truck just aren't cutting it anymore. You need some heavy metal. You need a tractor.
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