A rope halter can easily be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment that a cowboy owns, but only if used and tied correctly. Tying your rope halter incorrectly could result in a Houdini horse incident; one moment they’re quietly standing tied, the next, you turn your back for a short period of time and by the time you’ve turned back around they’ve disappeared, leaving the halter swinging from where the horse once stood.
The beauty and flair of Spain’s Andalucía, the picturesque countryside and villages of Italy’s Tuscany, and the green rolling hills and historic landmarks of England’s Gloucestershire are the backdrops for ideal vacations when combined with lessons. These unique riding vacations immerse travelers in the highlights and character of a destination, often from the back of a...
Like humans, horses can sometimes benefit from using natural products. From garlic sprays that act as a fly shield, or applying witch hazel on recent cuts — natural grooming products can easily become a part of your grooming regimen.
by Dr. Justin High, DVM One of the hallmarks of a true show horse is to have a slick, shiny hair coat in the middle of winter. Everyone knows how much work it takes to keep a horse slick and fit in the summer, much less in cold weather, so if you can do that, you can pretty much do anything.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) champions opportunities to develop the future of the sport of reining. One great illustration of this is the return of the Collegiate Judging Contest at the 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show.
Looking for an equine getaway? We've compiled a list of resorts and spas that have horse facilities and/or prominent equine communities. Whether you want to be a Cowboy for a Day or you just want to Horse Around, you can find the perfect package for you and your love for horses.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is proud to announce a new Four Million Dollar Sire—Gallo Del Cielo. With offspring earnings totaling more than $4,001,770.00, Gallo Del Cielo is only the 10th horse to reach this historic milestone.
With the hurricane season upon us, it is important for horse owners to ready themselves in advance for evacuation and other recommended tasks related to hurricane preparedness. Here are some tips from the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART) and the Equine Health Studies Program at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine for effectively preparing horse owners in areas prone to hurricane damage.
Sometimes circumstances and time frames can combine to rob us temporarily of a sense of who we are and where we are going! This is particularly true for veterans experiencing PTSD (Post Trauma Stress Disorder).
Do you have a method for training your trail horse? Do you just get on and ride? Do you spend specific "lessons" with your horse working on particular things? I admit that the majority of my younger years I never thought much about training for trails, because I spent work time with my horses training for whatever arena discipline they were competing in. We did a lot of trail riding, but just headed out the gate and down the trail.