Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Holsteiner! If you are a horse person and really enjoy showing and competing, the Holsteiner horse breed is definitely worth checking out. These are considered to be very athletic horses and are an excellent breed to use in Equestrian Olympics. Show jumping, hunting, combined driving, and dressage... [Read more of this article]Buying Horse Accessories
Congratulations on your new horse! Your new companion is a strong animal that will give you many years of joy in your life. Horses are expressive animals that adapt well and are quite sensitive to the emotional state of others. You’ll want to give him the best that you can. Bedding Horses need comfortable bedding in their stalls. The type of bedding... [Read more of this article]Pet Supplements for Optimum Health
Guest Post by Drew Kobb We love our pets; let us all just admit it. A pet is not merely some animal. Pets are part of our family. We love them, we play with them, and they help us when we are sad or distressed. They keep us company, and we take care of them. We want what is best for our dogs and cats, but sometimes we do not always know what all we... [Read more of this article]Different Horse Breeds for Various Equine Disciplines
Submitted by Andres Ong, Content Writer A Beautiful Arabian Horse! The sport involving the equine is truly a science. What was once a sport that relied on gut instinct and sheer stamina alone has now evolved into an arena where numerous variables must be accounted for. Proper training and nutrition are essential to maintain optimum performance while... [Read more of this article]Animal-World’s Featured Pet of the Week: The Shetland Pony!
Animal-World’s Featured Pet for this week is: The Shetland Pony! I think everyone loves ponies. Or at least they love the idea of them! They look like miniature horses and are just so adorable! To be considered a pony, they should be under 14.2 hands as adults. The Shetland Pony is one of the most popular ponies. They are very strong, often able... [Read more of this article]Attending to the Changing Needs of an Older Horse
Guest Author: Melissa Hathaway Although horses can live active lives well into their twenties, with life expectancies of 30 years or more not uncommon, as they age horses’ needs change and they require more care and attention to keep them in good health. Some horse breeds do fare better in old age, with certain medical conditions more commonly affecting... [Read more of this article]