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Falls are an unfortunate risk for equestrians. But, there are ways to mitigate risk of serious injury. Wearing a Hit Air Vest is top of my list.
Safety stirrups are designed to free riders’ feet during a fall. Most designs have a “breakaway” feature triggered by rider’s weight shifts during a fall.
Horseback riding comes with inherent risks, but don’t let that scare you away. While horses can be dangerous, the risks can be greatly minimized.
Do horse shoes hurt horses? It’s a logical question with a more complicated answer. Learn how hoof maintenance and shoeing can help (not hurt) the horse.
Horseshoes are used for a variety of reasons, such as correcting soundness issues, providing better traction, and achieving peak athletic performance.
How much do you know about this equine dietary staple? Do you know what makes a good bale or how much you should give your horse? Do horses really need hay?
Nutrition plays a critical role in your horse’s health and well-being. Here’s what you need to know about hay, grain, and designing your feeding program.
There are four main areas to focus on to ensure a good quality of life for your horse: Nutrition, dental care, exercise, and veterinary care.
Horses, as a species, don’t eat meat. While there have been many cases of horses eating animals and animal products, find out why it’s not the norm.
Before taking the plunge into horse ownership, you need to sit down and do your homework. If you don’t, you could quickly find yourself in over your head!
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