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5 Learn To Be Safe When Leading A Horse

Working with horses on the ground can be just as dangerous as riding, with the possibility of a horse stepping on or knocking over their handler. Here are some tips on how to safely lead your horse on the ground.

4 Horse Training Tip: Getting Your Horse’s Attention

An important aspect of horsemanship training is getting and keeping the attention of your horse. A horse will focus on the leader of the herd for guidance. So-if your horse isn’t paying attention to you, then he is considering himself the leader. To succeed at horsemanship training, you need to be the leader-not your horse. Recently I got to see the benefits of keeping the attention of your horse in action.

0 State Line Tack Coupon for Horse Owners

I’ve owned horses since 1995 and have been shopping at State Line Tack since then. I used to get the catalogs and order from those. Now I just shop online!

From halters to gifts, you’ll find a little bit of everything there. And the prices are great.

4 Health Magazine Names America’s Healthiest Pets

Dogs Ranked #1 Healthiest For Benefiting Humans’ Happiness and Longevity

(New York, NY) – A wealth of studies suggests that pets are good for your health, sometimes in unexpected ways. The right pet can lower your risk for heart disease, curb stress, and even sniff out illnesses. In fact, the more attached you are to your pet, the stronger its protective health benefits may be. Health magazine asked three

3 Pet Lovers Flock to Unique Dating Site

“Forget mainstream dating sites if you have a pet dog, cat, horse or for that matter any kind of pet, what most single pet lovers want is someone who can share the joy and responsibilities of looking after their pet” – says the founder of – the latest site for pet lovers that recently launched and is well on its way to its first 100,000 members.

Derek Collinson

0 Caring For Your Shetland Pony

A Shetland Pony is probably one of the most interesting breeds of horse there is. When children see a Shetland Pony they immediately want one. When adults see them they want one too but may not admit it. But everyone loves Shetland Ponies.

Where do Shetland Ponies come from? They originated in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. They can exist on very little food and have been utilized as

0 Can Animals and Animal Behaviors Predict the Weather

Do you think animals can predict the weather? In the USA, a groundhog is still used to predict the weather for up to six weeks in advance. If you see the groundhog’s shadow at noon on the 2nd of February, (Groundhog’s Day) then the weather will be cold and wintry for another six weeks.

Have you ever heard the saying that dogs act nervous and cats get frisky as

0 Understand Your Pet’s Grooming Needs

Comb through the unseen healthy hair and get rid of the shedding hair; this is what most groomers do first before cutting your pets coat. A professional pet groomer will take their time when grooming each pet; they will make sure they do their best, because they understand that is what it takes to keep your business. You have to groom some animals all at once, while a lot of

Health & Safety
0 2nd Horse Euthanized at Pimlico

Officials at Maryland’s Pimlico Racecourse have announced that a second horse that was euthanized is suspected to have had Equine Herpesvirus – Type 1, also known as Rhino. As a result of this, the Maryland Department of Agriculture has placed a ?hold? order on the barn in which the horse had been stabled.

The Equine Herpesvirus – 1 causes severe upper repertory infections, neurological disease, and is highly contagious

0 Your First Dressage Competition

You have finally found your perfect horse, but riding around at home has started to get a bit boring. You have had a couple of dressage lessons and it seems to be the style of riding that suits your new best friend. Your instructor has suggested that you start entering a few competitions, what a great idea; you may meet some other horse mad people and have a bit of