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Rubber horse stall mats offer several benefits to both the stable manager and the horse. Lets look at the advantages, as well as things you need to take into account when installing a rubber horse stall mat.
Natural Horsemanship Training involves schooling a horse using horse psychology rather than brute strength, and is often referred to as Horse Whispering due to the passive methods of communication used to accomplish the required goals. Learn more about the art of natural horsemanship, and why it is gaining in popularity in the horse world.
There is a wide range of horse riding equipment to cater for every discipline of horsemanship, from dressage, show jumping or eventing, to endurance riding and hacking. Your choice of equipment will most likely depend on the type of riding you intend doing, and whether you will be riding English or Western style.
Grooming a horse requires a several grooming tools. Find out what to include in your horse grooming kit and learn how to groom a horse using the recommended horse grooming tools, as well as other handy horse grooming tips.
Electric fences are used extensively to contain livestock and pets, and to keep problem animals at bay. One would immediately assume that access to an electrical supply is essential to power an electric fence. However, this is not true. An electric fence can also be powered by a battery powered DC charger.
New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids’ saliva.
A vital component in any electrical fence system is the charger, which supplies current to the fence to keep it electrified by maintaining an electrical charge. But with so many models to choose from, it can get just a tad confusing as to which electric fence charger is best suited to power up your fence.
Although many people have not taken the time out of their schedules to do so, equine first aid courses can be a very helpful step towards being prepared for emergencies. Being a responsible horse owner means taking the time to attend these classes, but others who spend a lot of time with horses should consider it, as well.
There are very few things that may compare to the excitement of having a new foal in the stable. We all like to watch them run around their mares, try out their wobbly legs or merely watch them take a nap in the sunlight. Yet, having a healthy foal takes more than breeding and waiting ELEVEN months. Babies need a large amount of preparation well ahead of their arrival.