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All About Hoof Supplements

All About Hoof Supplements

It's essential that you support your horse's hooves. This can be through proper hoof care like picking them out and regular farrier visits, but also with nutrition and supplements. There are key minerals and vitamins that can encourage growth and hardness in their...

Lovely Mares With Foals On Board

Lovely Mares With Foals On Board

Spring is just a month away. This beautiful season brings the birth of a lot of babies, including foals! If your mare is expecting, then she's likely quite round right about now. Most mares foal in late spring. You can remember these special moments by having a...

Busy Cowgirls, Enjoy 5 Quick Tips For Tack Cleaning

Busy Cowgirls, Enjoy 5 Quick Tips For Tack Cleaning

Every rider knows how long tack cleaning can take! Yes, it needs to get done. Some people enjoy this barn chore, while others not so much. If you want to speed the process up a bit, then follow these helpful tips. You'll breeze through it! Wipe off your tack after...

Let’s Talk Reins!

Let’s Talk Reins!

In the Western world, there are numerous types of reins to choose from. Here’s a quick run-through of the various reins! Romal Reins https://www.instagram.com/p/CLZi7jmAyr2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Romal reins have gained popularity through the years, especially...

Give These Horse Tricks A Big Round Of Applause

Give These Horse Tricks A Big Round Of Applause

What better way to enjoy some quality time with your horse than by teaching them a trick? Believe it or not, horses are capable of performing some very unique maneuvers! Many can sit, bow, dance, and even smile. Through practice and patience, these horse have become...

Mustang Monument

Mustang Monument

MUSTANG MONUMENT IN A BOLD MOVE TO CREATE A PERMANENT SANCTUARY FOR WILD HORSES IN THE NEVADA DESERT, MADELEINE PICKENS OPENS A LUXURY, 900 SQUARE MILE, SAFARI–STYLE  ECO-RESORT THAT DELIVERS AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE OF THE ONCE–WILD WEST. These American Mustangs...

The Smallest Horse In The World

The Smallest Horse In The World

The Falabella miniature horse of Argentina is a lillipution breed that retains the horse-size proportions, flashy coat patterns and graceful movement of its larger relative. Standing about two and a half feet tall at the withers, the exotic miniature horse of...

The Percheron

The Percheron

The Percheron   FROM WAR HORSES TO WORKING CLASS HEROES, THESE “MAJESTIC HORSES OF LANCELOTIAN STATURE” HAVE MASTERED THE MOST MODERN OF ALL ABILITIES: THE TALENT OF REINVENTION. Two hours southwest of Paris in lower Normandy—not far from the medieval town of...

Inside the Womens Professional Rodeo Association

Inside the Womens Professional Rodeo Association

FOR OVER SIXTY YEARS, THE WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL RODEO ASSOCIATION HAS BEEN CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR COWGIRLS TO COMPETE, FROM LOCAL  BARREL RACES TO THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF THE WNFR.     More than a half–century ago, 38 cowgirls, frustrated by the lack of opportunities...

A Return To Horses

A Return To Horses

WOMEN IN THEIR FORTIES AND OLDER ARE THE FASTEST GROWING EQUESTRIAN DEMOGRAPHIC. IS IT POSSIBLE TO RECREATE THE MAGICAL MEMORIES OF OUR CHILDHOOD HORSES, AND SHOULD WE EVEN TRY? There is something absolutely magical that little girls feel about horses…and big girls,...

Horse Blankets

Horse Blankets

DON’T FORGET YOUR EQUINE FRIENDS WHEN SHOPPING FOR WINTER COATS! A VARIETY OF INSULATION LEVELS, WATERPROOF AND WINDPROOF TEFLON COATINGS AND STRONG BUT BREATHABLE NYLON SHELLS MAKE THESE WARMING BLANKETS A MUST FOR COLDER CLIMATES. KENSINGTON: Platinum...

Reining Champions

Reining Champions

GORGEOUS EQUINE ATHLETES, TALENTED COWGIRLS, SIX FIGURE EARNINGS AND SKYROCKETING INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION MAKE THE UPSCALE SPORT OF REINING THE REIGNING LEADER IN WESTERN RIDING COMPETITIONS. The exciting slides and spins of reining make it one of the...

Mare Power

Mare Power

In 2004, a palomino filly by Wimpys Little Step and out of Collena Chic Olena was born in North Carolina. Named Wimpys Little Chic (but known as “Lexie” in the barn), the foal would grow up to be a reining phenomenon. Wimpys Little Chic has become the all-time NRHA...

Performance Pieces

Performance Pieces

LET’S GET REAL; EVEN HARDCORE COWGIRLS DON’T WEAR A SNAP FRONT SHIRT AND FRINGED LEATHER JACKET EVERY DAY. MODERN EQUESTRIANS—WESTERN, ENGLISH OR ENDURANCE—DEMAND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACTIVE WEAR THAT IS COMFORTABLE, LIGHTWEIGHT AND OFFERS PROTECTION FROM THE SUN,WIND,...

Sea Horses

Sea Horses

An Encounter with France's Wild Camargue Horses The story begins with a herd of white horses galloping along the foamy shore, their manes flashing amid the salt spray, their hooves splashing through the shallow waters of the marshlands.  The archetypical romance of...

Meet Your Match

Meet Your Match

Choosing the perfect horse depends on your personality and energy level in addition to your equestrian and social goals. Photograph courtesy of Leslie Savage Henry Ford famously said of the Model T,  "Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants—so long...

You Got This

You Got This

Fun equine activities that offer personal challenges, competitive opportunities, plus beginner—and budget—friendly formats. At some point in her childhood, doesn’t every girl harbor the dream of riding free on the back of a beautiful horse? Perhaps the dream begins...

Ask Clinton

Ask Clinton

QUESTIONI bought a pony about a year ago for our daughter. In the arena he is nice and relaxed but outside he is super skittish. I have just started using your groundwork techniques on him and have seen some success, but he’s still skittish. Can you tell me if he will...

Lucky Charms

Lucky Charms

The alluring Connemara ponies of Ireland are as enchanting and friendly as the Emerald Isle herself. Connemara is a land of brilliant blue lakes, remote beaches, barren and craggy mountains, peat dotted landscapes, desolate moors and often treacherous bogs; a land...

Wild Horse & Burro Program: Every Cowgirl Needs a Mustang!

Wild Horse & Burro Program: Every Cowgirl Needs a Mustang!

  Every Cowgirl needs a mustang! Since 1971, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management has been protecting and placing more than 230,000 wild horses and burros into private loving care with its adoption program. Under the authority of the Wild...

Mustang Million

Mustang Million

Prizes in the six figures, a variety of in-hand and mounted competitions and the passionate horse culture of Fort Worth, Texas, make the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s flagship event a mecca for talented horsewomen—and cowgirls dreaming of riding their own formerly...