Tips for an Effective Horse Grooming Routine

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle” said Churchill. I would say that goes for horse grooming as well. Grooming your horse isn’t an activity that’s just a chore. It’s…

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Horses and Ticks – What to Do After a Bite

Guest post by the National Equine Tick Survey. We’ve all been there; after spending some time outside in the woods or tall grass, we find a tiny, blood-sucking visitor with eight little legs and a…

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12 Tips for Building Your Perfect Horse Barn

When trying to build the barn of your dreams, there are a lot of things to consider. In addition to having the equipment, you also need to comply with building codes. Of course, staying organized…

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How to Choose the Right Bit for Your Horse

Does your bit suit your horse? With many contradicting theories around bit fitting, it is difficult to decipher whether your horse’s bit is sitting correctly in their mouth. An ill-fitting bit can cause a large…

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Using Herd Dynamics in Horse Training

Guest post by Virginia Slachman. Understanding horse herd behavior can help you make good training choices, rather than ones that will send your horse running for the hills. There’s a lot to discuss about herd…

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