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How to Put on Polo Wraps

Polo wraps are an alternative to protective boots. They can provide light protection for horses with sensitive skin who might…

4 days ago

How to Mount and Dismount a Horse

Learning to mount and dismount safely is essential. Follow this step-by-step process to position yourself correctly and control your horse…

7 days ago

Glossary of Reining Moves

Reining combines speed, control and exciting maneuvers that will make your heart pound. Each of the moves in a reining…

2 weeks ago

Perfect Your Posting Trot

Posting the trot is a skill like riding a bike: Once you learn to do it well, you won’t forget…

3 weeks ago

Elisa Wallace: Off the Track and Off the Range

International event rider Elisa Wallace loves to compete on her athletic Thoroughbreds, which include her off-track mount Simply Priceless (“Johnny”).…

4 weeks ago

Breed Spotlight: Fabulous Friesians

There’s just something extraordinary about the Friesian horse. Big, bold and brilliant, with stunning good looks and plenty of talent…

1 month ago

Horse and Pony Questions: Head Games

Q: I have an OTTB (off the track Thoroughbred). When he gets anxious, he grinds his teeth and tilts his…

1 month ago

How to Tack Up for Western Riding

You can ride western in a snaffle or curb bit, depending on what your horse goes best in. Your saddle…

1 month ago

Horse Feeding FAQs

Feeding your pony right is one of the most important ways to keep him healthy. With a little know-how, you…

1 month ago

Foal Patrol

By Dorothy M. Callahan It was cold. Late March can be like that in upstate New York. Light snow from…

1 month ago