To say that the NRHA European Open Derby finals on Saturday night in Manerbio, Italy, thrilled the crowds is an understatement! The 43 finalists that performed in the four levels wrote history and the scores prove it.
by Wendy Murdoch Do you have trouble sitting to your horse's canter or lope? Do your buttocks slap the saddle? Do you brace against the stirrups in order to sit down? Here's a quick tip to get you going with the flow and staying in the saddle at canter.
by Cheryl L. Detamore, D.V.M. Horses are prone to cuts and abrasions on their legs. You might have heard old-time horsemen say, “It’s a long way from his heart; he’ll be fine.” Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and a lot of good horses have suffered the consequences.
Loving the Horse
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My name is Courtney and I am having a problem with my barrel horse. When I bought her she went in the gate without a problem. I have had her 2 years now and the year that I bought her I ran gymkhana on her. It was once a month. She went in good at first but after the 4th show she started refusing me. By the end of the year she was uncontrollable in the arena.
One of the most popular nights during the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is Barn Night, presented by Dover Saddlery with the generous support of The Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
“My favorite part of this show is simply attending. I love to compete, so going to these championships feels like a reward for the hard work we’ve put in all year.”
Training your horses around other trained horses is much more effective than training them alone. By creating a positive learning environment that is harmonious, your horse will begin his first lessons in a way that will support his state of mind. This will put him at ease, and he will not feel the need to be defensive.
Sometimes the biggest blessings are hidden in unlikely places.
Palm Beach Equine Clinic (PBEC) is proud to have beneficial consulting relationships with many equine medical professionals throughout the country, including Dr. Stephen E. O’Grady, DVM, MRCVS, of Virginia Therapeutic Farriery. Dr. O’Grady provides advanced services in equine podiatry, offering comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and maintenance for a variety of foot conditions using medical therapy as well as therapeutic shoeing.