Devices and Equipment to Help Train a Horse

When you begin to train a horse, you will use your natural aids of hands, voice, weight and legs. Besides those tools, you may find the use of artificial aids beneficial when trying to communicate and train a horse. Although technically, the saddle and bridle and other tack like a martingale could be included in […]

Everything You Should Know about Basic Horse Care

Keeping records on your horse or horses is a responsible thing to do. Knowing his baseline temperature and heart rate will help you determine if he is under stress, ill or a problem developing. We recommend keeping a logbook on each horse. The records should include injuries, illnesses, vaccinations and any tests and their results. […]

5 Tips for Traveling with a Horse

First and foremost, take the horse to see an equine veterinary shortly before traveling, typically within 30 days. You’ll need this check-up and a Coggins test to get the health certificate/equine passport that will allow you to cross state lines. Take this opportunity to talk about things to watch out for and best practices to […]

Equine Therapy has Been a Win-Win for Decades

Most often, equine therapy is talked about and marketed for its potential to heal people. Whether it’s veterans, troubled teens, people with disabilities, or specific medical conditions, or others who get health benefits from caring for and being around horses, it’s not hard to understand why the focus is on the human good that comes […]