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Lunging For Beginners

Lunging For Beginners

Many equestrians choose to lunge their horse for a variety of reasons. It can be a great way to train and condition them. It consists of the horse traveling in a circle around their handler. Some will start lunging early in the horse's training before they're ridden....

Skip The Bit And Get A Sidepull Bridle

Skip The Bit And Get A Sidepull Bridle

There are many reasons to turn to bitless riding. More riders are recognizing the benefits! In a sidepull bridle, the reins attach directly to the noseband. They're great for young horses or riders still learning how to use their aids. These bitless bridles were...

Mark Wahlberg’s Daughter Wants To Be An Olympian

Mark Wahlberg’s Daughter Wants To Be An Olympian

Most are familiar with actor Mark Wahlberg and his collection movies like The Family Plan. What you might not realize is that his daughter, Grace Wahlberg, is an avid equestrian. She competes in show jumping and does quite well! This young teen is very disciplined and...

The Benefits Of Mohair Tack

Mohair tack is here to stay! These gorgeous tack pieces are handcrafted from the luxurious nature fibers of Angora goats. Cowgirls are choosing mohair breast collars, cinches, and headstalls because of their numerous benefits. Once you try this tack, you won't ever go...

How To Ride A Lazy Horse

Riding a horse that is lazy and lacks energy is no fun! They're also usually pushy and have no problem coming in your space. These horses lack respect. They don't take you or your aids seriously. The best way to fix this problem is to motivate them. You need to get...

Horses In Every Room Of Your Home

For those cowgirls that can't get enough of horses, why not decorate your home in them! You can tastefully have horse decor in every space from your kitchen to your bedroom. Rod's True Western has the cutest decor. Everything has a fun western vibe to it! Horse Home...

Are Your Horse’s Hooves Too Dry Or Too Wet?

Horse owners have limited control over the weather. During certain seasons, it's very wet and rainy. Other times, it's extremely dry and the ground is hard as a rock! This can greatly impact the quality and condition of your horse's hooves. From fungal infections to...

5 Fun Facts About Appendix Horses

Appendix horses are the result of breeding Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds together. This incredible cross has qualities of both breeds, which makes it a true contender in competitions and racing. While there is a lot of variance among these horses, most of them are...

Unique Collars For Your Ranch Dog

What's a horse farm without a ranch dog? From the heelers to the terriers, dogs have always had a role on ranches. What better way to show your love for your dog, then with a unique collar and name tag. You can get your four-legged best friend the cutest western...

10 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Horse’s Ears

Your horse's ears are a sensitive part of their body. In the summer months, they can be attacked by biting insects like flies, gnats, and ticks. This can leave them with nasty wounds and discomfort. Have you ever seen a horse continuously shaking their head? They very...

Buying At A Horse Auction

Attending a horse auction is a unique experience. There's noise and commotion everywhere you look! The auctioneer is on the speaker, hands are raising up, and horses are showing off their skills in the pen. It can be an exciting time to buy a horse, but it does come...

An Incredible Horse Sculpture Crafted From Scrap Metal

There is all sorts of different art in this world from photography to paintings. Matt Sloane from Australia practices a unique form of art. He uses scrap metal from old tools and farm machinery to construct animal sculptures. His artwork is breathtaking! Recently, he...

5 Habits Of Great Riders

Most riders strive to be the best they can be! Why settle for mediocre when you can be exceptional... You may be wondering what it takes to be a great rider. It's not necessarily how many years you've been riding, but rather the skills that you have and how dedicated...

Showcasing The Art Of Horses

The horse has been an icon of inspiration for art since the earliest known art. It started with paintings found in caves made with clay and charcoal. From there, early civilizations included horses in their pottery and tapestry. There is a long history of art and...

Introducing The 2024 RTTH Competitors

The Road to the Horse (RTTH) has an amazing lineup for 2024's competition! It includes international trainers from the United States, Australia, and Canada. These stand-out athletes will be joined by a Wild Card Challenge Champion, making a total of four trainers....

Historic Ranches, Legendary Horses

The Legacy Ranch Horse Sale is a collaboration between historic Arizona ranches – the K4 Ranch and Diamond A Ranch. The sale offers the public an opportunity to purchase horses carrying the brands of legendary outfits that have a history of producing quality horses...

Skip The Gym & Try These Barn Exercises

Anyone that has spent a day working at a horse barn knows the intense labor it requires. You can easily get a full body workout without even going to the gym! There is always something that needs to be done. Pull up your sleeves and get ready to sweat. The good news...

Pink Horseshoes For Barbie Fans

Everyone is talking about the movie, Barbie! Some fans can't get enough. Many are dressing in pink outfits when they see the film in theaters. One equestrian took it to the next level and requested pink shoes for her horse! What's the verdict... are pink shoes a yay...

Rollbacks On The Fence

There are many different exercises that you can perform under saddle to improve your horse. One of the best maneuvers is the rollback! It fixes and teaches so many things. Riders can work on their right lead, left lead, stops, and collection to name a few. It can also...

Gorgeous Equestrian Architecture

Some horse facilities are like nothing you've ever seen. Their architecture is incredible! Their luxurious yet practical designs make them dreamy. It's clear the master behind the design put in a lot of effort and time with no small detail ignored. Get ready to be...

Barn-Scented Candles: Yay or Neigh?

Let's be real... The smell of a horse barn is incredible! For many, this scent contains good memories and happy times. If you're a diehard cowgirl, then you've going to want to enjoy these barn-scented candles in your home. There's nothing quite like setting a cozy...

Summer Heat Do’s And Don’ts

This summer's heat is no joke! Riders must take extra precautions to ensure their horse is comfortable during these hot days. There are a few things you can do to make the summer more bearable for them. It may require shifting your ride times or possibility bringing...

Straight From The Horse’s Mouth!

From the association that represents one of the most versatile horse breeds comes binge-worthy listening with all things horses. The American Quarter Horse Association is expanding with a new podcast, "Let's Talk AQHA."...