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Buyer Beware: Horse Sale Scams On The Rise!

Buyer Beware: Horse Sale Scams On The Rise!

When it comes to online horse shopping, one rule reigns above the rest: Buyer Beware. The prevalence of online scams is disheartening to say the least. In the horse world, these usually take a one of two forms: Fake account/fake horses: Either the person does not...

10 Tips For Managing Mud SeasonHow wet is your horse farm?

10 Tips For Managing Mud Season

How wet is your horse farm?

Many areas are experiencing lots of mud this time of year. There has been so much rain, and for some snow! The ground can't soak up it quick enough. Your horses are likely creating a nasty mess out in their winter paddocks. Mud makes grooming difficult and puts your...

5 Fun Facts About King P-234

5 Fun Facts About King P-234

There can only be one King P-234. He shaped the Quarter Horse industry in an impressive way! His offspring went on to do incredible things in western disciplines like cutting and roping. He produced amazing performance horses with good cow sense. Facts About King King...

3 Ways To Get Your Horse Fit

3 Ways To Get Your Horse Fit

Horses are athletes! They need to be fit for their sport. It would be unfair of you to ask your horse to do something that they haven't been conditioned for. A proper fitness regime would allow them to build up strength, stamina, and flexibility. Ultimately, this will...

10 Tips For Chasing Your Horse Dreams

10 Tips For Chasing Your Horse Dreams

Life is too short to not chase your dreams! Stop sitting on the sidelines and jump into the game. For those that want to find success in the horse industry, get ready to give it your all. The horse world is one of the most exciting and rewarding industries to be apart...

6 Common Hock Problems In Horses

6 Common Hock Problems In Horses

Every good rider, trainer, and breeder knows how important their horse's hocks are. Unfortunately, they can experience varies health conditions and abnormalities. Certain issues will leave the horse unsound or with "ugly" legs. Make sure to study up on these problems...

How To Tie A Western Knot

How To Tie A Western Knot

We all start somewhere! Here's a great tutorial for those new to western riding. You'll need to know how to tie a western knot. The latigo is tied onto the cinch, which allows the saddle to firmly stay in place. For the first few times, it can be tricky to remember...

The Pros & Cons Of Electric Horse Fencing

The Pros & Cons Of Electric Horse Fencing

There are many different fencing options available for horse owners. Electric is one of the more popular choices. It has numerous advantages compared to others like wood, vinyl, and wire mesh. Some electric horse fencing options include tape, wire, and rope. They can...

10 Fitness Tips For Horseback Riders

10 Fitness Tips For Horseback Riders

Most riders would agree that this sport requires a high level of fitness. This is especially true for those that take care of their horses on a daily basis- stalling cleaning, emptying and refilling water buckets, moving hay bales, etc... Riding in itself is also very...