Horse Care Tips For Spring

April 8, 2015 by  
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Horse Care Tips For Spring Horse Care Tips For Spring

How To Take Care of a Horse Spring is the season many riders resume riding! It is a time to polish your boots, oil your saddle and get ready to enjoy the warmer weather! Before taking your horse outside for a nice workout session, ask yourself the following question: Did I modify my horse’s feed or exercise regime during winter? If you answered... [Read more of this article]

How to Feed your Horse

March 25, 2015 by  
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How to Feed your Horse How to Feed your Horse

How to Feed your Horse Horses are large, powerful, majestic animals. They have been used as farm labor and also as war horses. But, they are also gentle and sensitive creatures that need to be understood just like any other living creature. And, when it comes to feeding, if they don’t get enough of the right nutrients, they could get sick. Handling... [Read more of this article]

Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather

March 11, 2015 by  
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Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather

Winter Draft Horse Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather When the weather turns cold, we all take precautions to stay warm and dry. The same applies to animals that don’t live in the house, like horses. There are some suggestions to help you keep your horse comfortable when the temperature drops. If you live in a climate that experiences low temperatures... [Read more of this article]

Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America

February 18, 2015 by  
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Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America

Farmer John Shreiner and his Conestoga Wagon, Lancaster County, PA, circa 1910, Photo courtesy ExplorePAhistory The Conestoga was the first horse breed made in the USA, and with it came cultural influences that are still with us today! The Conestoga Horse is the first actual horse breed to be developed in America. It began to be seen in Pennsylvania... [Read more of this article]

Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know

September 26, 2014 by  
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Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know Horsey Stuff, 9 Things a New Horse Person Needs to Know

You may discover a horse person hidden inside of you, if you find yourself dreaming -and daydreaming- about horses! Clues that you are a horse lover are pretty easy to spot. The first sign is when you repeatedly catch yourself spending a lot of time thinking about horses. Soon you are imagining riding, jumping, and doing all sorts of wonderful things... [Read more of this article]

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

Man-made animals are real live animals!… not animal wannabes like chia pets, furbies, or virtual pets. Some of the most popular and favored animals that we encounter everyday are basically man-made. These animals are not a new phenomenon; many have been around for thousands of years. Today’s domestic pets are some earliest animals to be... [Read more of this article]

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