Teach Your Horse to Stand Still While Mounting

Your horse moves off because he anticipates what you’ll want him to do next. He knows that when you land in the saddle, work is about to start. So he moves off, ready to ride…but…you…

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How to Get Rid of Flies Naturally

Guest post by Sarah Macey.  Summer is on its way and the weather is slowly getting warmer. There are so many wonderful things about summer, especially when you like to ride! When the sun’s out there is…

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Choosing a Vacuum Cleaner for Your Stable

Guest Post by James Hall. Stable cleaning is a vital part of daily life when you have horses. It can even be a rewarding experience – although there are times when it would be nice…

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Evaluating Conformation of a Dressage Prospect

Dressage horses are the ballerinas of equine sport; they must possess strength and balance, yet remain supple and relaxed even during the most difficult movements. While most horses are capable of competing at the lower…

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The Dirt on Cleaning – Add a Little Baking Soda to The Mix

Guest post by Bonnie Jeter.  More and more, health conscious consumers are looking for safe, all-natural alternatives to often expensive–sometimes toxic–products made to clean, shine, and deodorize; horse owners are no exception. For an inexpensive,…

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