Colostrum – you know it as the mare’s first milk. It is a complex fluid, rich in nutrients and immune-regulating compounds, all designed to give the newborn foal the immune support he needs to thrive. Unlike humans, who are born with an initial level of immunity, newborn horses do not benefit from any placental transfer […]
Win your own future reined cow horse champion - and a paid entry to the 2017 Snaffle Bit Futurity - for only $10!
The nonprofit Parelli Foundation has announced what could well be the biggest, most magnificent natural horsemanship festival ever held in the U.S. It will take place May 5-7, 2017 at the Circle T Resort in Hamilton, Texas.
by Faith Meredith Riders use a combination of influences to communicate with their horses. Within equestrian tradition we refer to these influences as "aids" and we further subdivide them into "natural" and "artificial" aids.
Los Angeles, CA. July 19, 2016 – Kicking off the Longines Masters Series season II, the American leg of the Grand Slam Indoor of show jumping—The Longines Masters of Los Angeles—will host the world’s top riders and horses to compete during four days of high-powered, fast-paced equestrian sport, September 29-October 2, 2016. Highlights of this […]
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is pleased to announce the return of the freestyle event during the 2016 NRHA Futurity. The $20,000 added NRHA Invitational Freestyle, sponsored by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, will be held on November 30, 2016 at 6 p.m. NRHA will be selecting four out of the ten riders […]
by Mike Kinsey and Jennifer Denison - from Backcountry Basics You're out on a trail ride, pointing out scenery and wildlife to your riding buddy, when suddenly your horse jumps to the side, dodging the horse-eating monster lurking in the bushes. Shaky in the saddle, you wonder if the rest of your ride will...
Are you tired of passing up vacations or weekend trips because of your horses? Well, you're not alone. Finding a competent horsesitter is a dilemma faced by thousands of owners. Basically, you have four options; stay home, find a local boarding stable, ask a friend, or hire a professional horsesitter.
2016 marks the 10th year for the Bluebonnet Horse Expo, an annual educational event put on by Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in Austin. This year’s event will take place on October 22, 2016 from 9AM to 7PM at Travis County Expo Center at 7311 Decker Lane.
“I’m so happy we decided to make the trip, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with my pony. This has been so much fun!” These words were heard from juniors to elder adults ranging in experience from dressage newcomers to hardworking amateurs and international High Performance professionals who gathered at the National Dressage Pony Cup, […]