The Backyard Horse-Keeper’s Spring To-Do List

Guest post by Mary Lynne Carpenter of The Backyard Horse Blog. As a backyard horse-owner, I am responsible for all my horse’s care and related upkeep. After a long Mid-Western Winter, I look forward to…

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Horse Cost Case Study: February 2020

When it comes to horse ownership, it’s important to be able to handle the financial ups and downs. You won’t be able to predict a lot of your expenses, which is pretty evident in my…

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Horse Supplies on a Budget: The Bare Essentials You Need for Your New Horse

You make your way to the tack shop. Your new horse is coming home this week. Excitement is bubbling through your body as you think of the moment your horse comes off the trailer. Before…

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8 Ways to Gain More Confidence as a Horse Rider

Confidence is king with horses.  Horses can forgive many things, but almost every horse dislikes a rider or handler who is nervous.  It doesn’t matter how technically good of a rider you are, a lack…

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Trail Riding Tips on Horseback: 10 Savvy Tips

Is it trail riding season yet? Just kidding, when is it not a good time to go trail riding on a horse?  The beautiful thing about any climate or geographic region is that each one…

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