Category Archives for General Advice

Sore backs in horses

Can Riding your Horse cause Lameness?

The whole controversy of whether a horse wants to be, or if a horse should be ridden, is a large discussion but today I would like to look at just one aspect of it. Does riding a horse cause lameness, or sore back issues, and actually hurt horses? When a horse shows lameness there can […]

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Horses help heal humans

How Horses Heal Humans

This week is a little bit of a different lesson as I want to give you a warm, positive feeling to take into the weekend. I want to thank you for reading my blogs and for your continued support of me and my online programs. But most importantly… I want to thank you for your […]

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lonely horse

Do you think your horse gets bored sometimes?

As you read in last week’s post, I decided to fix up the house for my father’s impending visit next month. I started with the kitchen as that needed it the most. Then of course when one room is clean and fresh, it makes the rooms next to it look a little drab. So, I […]

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Happy 4th July!

Think you know about horses?

Happy 4th July weekend to you!! What did you get up to yesterday? We had the usual BBQ bonanza which was awesome as always! Because of the celebrations this is going to be a shorter and kinda different email this week. I came across this quiz about hippology and equine science so I thought it […]

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Tips on how to keep your horse healthy

Tips on how to keep your horse healthy

This week I wanted to keep it quick and simple and address the basics of owning a horse. There are so many things that you have to learn when you have a horse. But there are also a few little things that you should take into account about the health of your horse. Yes, of […]

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Colic

Signs, symptoms and prevention of colic

Did you know that colic among domestic horses is the leading cause of premature death? I was reading up on ways to spot, prevent, and help correct Colic as I’m always researching something and learning new ways to help horses. So I wanted to pass on a few of the tips I came across. Colic […]

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Clever zebra

4 ways to reduce flies from biting your horse

Well, summer is here in Maryland and that means the flies are back. Last summer I showed you a neat, little, cost-effective trick for reducing the number of flies in my barn …i.e. the ‘ol bag of water trick. And other than that, I do three other things to help my horses with the flies. […]

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