Horse Sale Scams – Tips for Safe Buying and Selling (10 Red Flags)

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to buy or sell a horse, sight-unseen, from hundreds of miles away. While most people out there are open and honest, there will always be scammers…

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Savvy Guide to DIY Horse Care

Take a good look through your grooming supplies, cleaning products and supplements and read the labels. Do you recognize most of the ingredients? Does it work as well as you’d like? If not, it might…

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Zangersheide – Zang Horse Breed Profile

The Zangersheide (often referred to as the Zang Horse Breed) is not actually a true breed but a registry, aimed at producing quality show jumping horses. Established in the early 1970s at the Zangersheide Studfarm in…

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Buying an Ex-Racehorse – Pros & Cons

For some people, adopting or buying an ex-racehorse means saving a horse from an uncertain future. For others it means getting an athletic prospect at a low price. Whatever your reason it’s important to understand…

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English vs Western Horseback Riding – Which is Easiest?

One of the most frequently asked questions from novice riders is “what is the difference between English and Western riding?”, often followed by “which one is easiest?” Depending on where you learned to ride, you…

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