The majority of what you can do to protect both you and your horse all relates to having a detailed lease contract signed prior to the start of the lease. Here are a few components of a good lease contract that you may want to consider in direct relation to your question:
On Saturday night the curtain fell upon the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Futurity, the largest reining show held outside of North America. Closing the prestigious event was the €143,750-added Open Futurity. Counting 53 finalists in the four divisions, it was truly showtime in Cremona!
The weather is finally warming up across the country, which means it’s time to open the barn windows and get out the cleaning supplies! The fresh start that spring brings is the perfect opportunity to clean and organize not only your home, but also your barn, your tack, and your horse. Your Barn Spring Cleaning Checklist! The weather is finally warming up across the country, which means it’s time to open the barn windows and get out the cleaning supplies! The fresh...
In recent days, the office of the Royal Dutch Warmblood Association of North America (KWPN-NA) has become aware of growing concern among our breeders and members regarding a genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS).
By Cathy Woods, Cowgirl/Yogini National Yoga Teacher and Creator of Body, Mind, Equine TM As a long- time trail rider and yogi, I find it natural to apply yogic principles to my horsemanship from ground to saddle. This might seem like a foreign concept, but if you have interest in yoga and horses I invite […]
Wild horses living on the Channel Islands evolved into a unique breed but face an uncertain future on the mainland.
Young riders from the innovative “Masters Squad” program at the Longines Masters of New York will be taking advantage of a unique and coveted educational opportunity—a group clinic with U.S. Olympic team gold medalist and Longines FEI World Cup Final winner McLain Ward.
How did one eventer feel about her Jay Duke clinic experience? “Ecstatic” was the word she used!
Oakdale, California professional Clayton Edsall qualified four horses for the 2018 NRCHA Stallion Stakes Open and Intermediate Open Finals, and won the Championship in both divisions riding Metallic Train (Metallic Cat x Sparking Train x Shining Spark), owned by Beverly Vaughn of Durango, Colorado, and bred by Gardiner Quarter Horses, of Ashland, Kansas.
With travel and competition season just around the corner, "show nerves" are common. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit from nutritional calming. But before deciding, make sure your horse isn’t stressed by things that you can control. Restricting forage where the stomach becomes empty is the main cause of behavioral issues.