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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...

How To Fit A Winter Horse Blanket

How To Fit A Winter Horse Blanket

Cold temperatures are here to stay. Some horse owners have many months left of winter! If you've noticed your horse not doing so good in the cold weather, then it may be time to consider a blanket. There are all sorts of blankets on the market. The most important...

5 Red Flags Of A Bad Farrier

5 Red Flags Of A Bad Farrier

Healthy hooves are the base of a solid horse. Most have heard the saying, "no hoof, no horse." Routine hoof care is essential to keeping your horse's feet in great condition. Having a skilled farrier is so important! Poor trimming and shoeing can effect the soundness...

Colorful Cinches For Your Western Horse

Colorful Cinches For Your Western Horse

Cowgirls love bold and eye-catching tack! From aztec and snake skin to serape and tie dye patterns, there are so many colorful and fun ways to stand out. You and your horse can be the talk of the barn. These cinches are not only stunning, but also designed to provide...

6 Horse Quotes To Reflect On This New Year

6 Horse Quotes To Reflect On This New Year

With a new year upon us, it's time to set goals, get inspired, and live your best life! These inspirational horse quotes will hopefully give you something to think about. They should make you ponder and reflect on how you interact with horses. Great riders are...

10 Destinations For Every Cowgirl’s Bucket List

10 Destinations For Every Cowgirl’s Bucket List

Many people have a bucket list of destinations to travel to! Cowgirls may enjoy ranch life, but that shouldn't stop them from traveling the world. There are so many unique and fascinating places to explore. From galloping on the beach to herding cattle through the...