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Glossary of Horse Definitions - Glossary of Horse Terms Beginning with V
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms beginning with V with descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

Glossary of Horse Definitions - Glossary of Horse Terms Beginning with W
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms beginning with W with descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

Glossary of Horse Definitions - Glossary of Horse Terms Beginning with X
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms beginning with X with descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -B-
View gallery image of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horse names starting with B

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -C-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with C

My FHorse Gallery Names Starting With -D-
View gallery image of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with D

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -F-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with F

Gallery of First Horses -A-
View gallery image of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your first horse and pony and share your excitement or memories.

My Horse Gallery Names Starting With -G-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with G

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -H-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with H

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -B-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with I

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -B-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with J

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -L-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with L

My Horse Gallery Names Starting With -M-
View gallery images of reader's horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with M

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -N-
View gallery images of readers' horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with N

My Horse Gallery Names Starting With -P-
View gallery images of readers' horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with P

My Horse Gallery Names Starting With -R-
View gallery images of readers' horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with R

My First Horse Gallery Names Starting With -S-
View gallery images of readers' horses, donkeys, mules, ponies and hinnies. Submit a photo of your horse and pony and share your excitement or memories. Gallery photos of horses names starting with S

Basic Horseback Riding Skills - The Basics of Horse Riding
Here are the basic skill you will need to master to horseback ride safely and effectively. Learn to saddle up, put a bridle on, mount, dismount, walk, trot or job, canter or lope and stop and steer. These skills are the basics of any discipline of horse back riding.

Bits and Bridles Explained
Learn about the most commonly used bits, bitless bridles and other types of bridles for English and Western riding. Descriptions of the mechanisms and uses of English snaffles, Western bits, and English curb bits, side pulls and hackamores. Learn what bit might be most suitable for your horse or pony.

All About Boarding Your Horse
Learn all about boarding your horse. Learn about different types of horse board, how to be a great boarder and how to find the perfect boarding stable for your horse.

Gifts for Horse Lovers and Owners
Here are lists of gifts, large and small, for the horse lover in your life. Find suggestions for stocking stuffers, thank you gifts, Christmas gift givin and more.

Environmentally Friendly Horse Care
Find tips for making your horse care and stable earth friendly. Find green tips and ideas for manure management, tack care, recycling and reusing and caring for farm vehicles.

Choosing Horse Trailers and Trailering Safety
Choose the right equipment to haul your horse safely. Get advice on selecting vehicles, trailers and hitches and tips for safe horse hauling

Profiles of Popular Horse Trainers
There are many prominent horse trainers marketing their specific brand of horse training. Read about their methods, philosophies, resources and background and compare methods.

My Horse Picture Gallery - Horse Picture Gallery - Horse Pictures
The My Horse Gallery honors reader's horses and ponies in pictures. Whether it was yesterday or thirty years ago, horses have a special place in their owners hearts. View these horse pictures and read the stories of these wonderful horses and ponies.

My Horse Picture Gallery - Horse Pictures - Readers Horse Pictures
My Horse Pictures Gallery is a collection of reader's horse pictures and stories. Read about the special horses and what makes them extraordinary to their owners.

Saddles, Saddle Buying and Fitting
Learn about different types of English and western saddles, how to choose a saddle suitable for you and your horse and how to achieve proper saddle fit so that you are safe and your horse is comfortable.

Learn About the Points or Parts of the Horse
Find the points of the horse's anatomy with photos, descriptions and a clickable image map. Learn about that area on the horse's body and the underlying structure.

The Eight FEI - World Equestrian Games Sports
Learn about the eight sports governed by the FEI and contested at the World Equestrian Games: dressage, reining, combined driving, endurance, stadium jumping, eventing, paralympic and vaulting.

Sports Over Jumps
Horse sports that involve jumping.

How to Choose and Use Leg Wraps, Boots and Blankets
Learn how to select and use horse leg wraps, protective boots and blankets from coolers to winter rugs.

Saddles For You and Your Horse
Learn about the types of saddle suitable for horseback riding.

Learn About Horse Halters
Learn about horse halters or headstall. Learn how to choose and fit a horse halter and how to make a rope halter.

Gymkhana and Play Day Games
Find games and ideas for gymkhanas, play days and small shows.

Parade Horses and Costume Classes
Find tips and ideas for taking your horse in costume classes at horse shows and in parades.

Trail Riding on Horseback
Learn about safely riding your horse while out on the trail. Discover how to use multi-use trails, safety, night riding, roadside riding, trail riding equipment and how to have fun while riding out on trail.

Western Disciplines
Here are the basics of the most popular Western riding Disciplines such as reining, penning, barrel racing and more.

How to Choose and Use Leg Wraps, Boots and Blankets
Learn how saddle your horse safely and properly, whether you ride in an English or western-style saddle. You'll find instructions for tightening cinches, running up stirrups and positioning the saddle properly.

Reader's Book and Gear Reviews
Find reviews from About.com horses readers on horse books and gear such as helmets, saddles and other pieces of equipment.

Readers' Horse Safety Tips
Stay safer while working with horses with these tips from readers.

Horse Care and Grooming Tips
Find tips from readers for grooming and caring for your horse.

Stable and Pasture Care Tips
Find advice and tips from readers on caring for your stables, pens and pastures.

Readers' Stories and Memorials
Read these stories of readers' horses and memorials to horses that readers have sadly lost.

Readers' Tips for Learning to Ride
Find tips from readers that could help you learn to rider quicker or more safely.

Horse and Pony Welfare, Rescue and Adoption Groups and Associations
Find links to horse, pony, mule, donkey and hybrid preservation, welfare, adoption, and rescue agencies, groups and associations.

Horse Equipment, Saddlery, Product and Book Reviews
Find horse product, equipment, and tack reviews. Guide and reader reviews of all types of tack, equipment, books, clothing and other horse gear.

International, National, and Regional Breed Associations
Find links and information about breed associations, registries and clubs for breed preservation. Links lead to Arabian, Morgan, Appaloosa, Mule, Pony, Draft, Sport Horse associations and more.

Parts of the Saddle - Parts of an English Saddle
Learn the parts of an English saddle. Find illustrated definitions for the parts of an English saddle. Click on the photo to find a description of each part.

Types of Saddles - Types of English, Western, and Other Saddles
Various types of horseback riding saddles, their uses and origins, are described and illustrated.

Youth Horse and Pony Associations and Clubs
Find listings and information about clubs, groups and associations just for youth horse owners, riders, drivers or enthusiasts including 4-H, Pony Club and more.

Repairing and Caring for Horse Tack and Equipment
Horse equipment gets dirty and often needs repair. Save money and extend the life of your tack and gear by learning to clean and repair your own saddles, bridles, blankets other horse equipment.

Reviews of Horse Tack and Equipment
Guide and reader reviews of horse tack, saddlery, clothing and other horse equipment. Find reviews of items like treeless saddles, hoof boots and other items.

Choosing and Caring for Horse Equipment
Find out how to fit and care for your saddles, bridles, harness and other horse tack and equipment. Learn how to properly measure saddles for the optimum comfort of horse and rider, and properly fit bits and martingales so they are safe and effective. Learn the parts of the saddle and bridle and learn about the different styles of equipment.

Beginners Guide to Horse Training
Learn fun, safe, and easy ways to train your horse manners, tricks, and why horse breaking should be left to the professionals. Train yourself and your horse for English, Western or Driving disciplines.

Readers' Horse Tips, Stories and Advice
Here you'll find tips and advice from About.com Horses readers on everything from learning to sit the trot comfortably while horseback riding, to maintaining an environmentally friendly horse stable. Read these great horse care and horseback riding tips from readers, and share some of your own. You'll also read stories by readers about their experiences and horses.

About Horses and Ponies Photo Gallery - Horse Gallery Photo of Baron and Morris
Horse photo gallery of About Horses and Ponies readers' horses and ponies. This online album contains photos of readers horses and ponies. Horse pictures and digital artwork. Submit your horse photo for inclusion in the My Horse Photo Gallery. Enjoy these horse photos and stories. Horse Gallery Photo of Barron and Morris

About Horses and Ponies Photo Gallery - Beaus Maknasplash Too
horse gallery photo. A gallery of About Horses and Ponies reader's horses' and ponies. This online album contains photos of readers horses and ponies. Horse pictures and digital artwork. Submit your horse photo for inclusion in the My Horse Photo Gallery. Page 2.

About Horses and Ponies Photo Gallery - Costume Photos - EA Promise
Horse photo gallery of About Horses and Ponies readers' horses and ponies. This online album contains photos of readers horses and ponies. Horse pictures and digital artwork. Submit your horse photo for inclusion in the My Horse Photo Gallery. Enjoy these horse photos and stories. EA Promise in clown horse costume. Page 4.

Horse Costume Photos - Native Arabian
Horse photo gallery of About Horses and Ponies readers' horses and ponies. Meet stallion EA Promise wearing his Native Arabian costume for a show. Page 3.

About Horses and Ponies Gallery - Phantom of the Opera Costume
Phantom of the Opera Costume photo. A gallery of About Horses and Ponies reader's horses' and ponies. Horses in costume. This online album contains photos of readers horses and ponies. Horse pictures and digital artwork. Submit your horse photo for inclusion in the My Horse Photo Gallery. Page 5.

Horse Presley in Christmas Costume
Presley dressed in a costume for Christmas. Read about Presely and his great Christmas costume. Page 6.

The Real Cost of a Free Horse
Would you like a free horse? Here's a look at the real costs of getting a free horse.

Pica and Coprophagia in Horses
Does your horse eat strange stuff no horse should eat. It may have Pica or Coprophagia. Here's why these habits start, and what you can do about it.

Horses and Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is becoming more common and in horses can cause a number of symptoms that make it to pinpoint if ticks were the cause of the problems. Here's what you should do if ticks are common in your area.

Mare, Gelding or Stallion?
What is best horse for a beginner; a stallion, mare or gelding? Here's how to choose the best first horse for you or your family.

Choosing Stall Doors For Your Horse Stable
Learn which stall doors are best for your horse's stable. Choose the right stall doors for your budget and preferences.

Paso Fino Breed Profile
Learn about the smooth riding Paso Fino with this breed profile describing their body type, size, uses, colors and more.

Facts About Unicorns
Are unicorns real? They play a big part in myth and legend, but was there at any time real unicorns? Here's what I've learned about the existence of unicorns.

Weddings On Horseback
Here's how to include your horse in your wedding so that you're safe and you'll enjoy the experience.

How to Care For Your Horse After Riding
How to look after your horse after you ride. Learn what to do when you have finished riding your horse or pony so it is as clean and comfortable as when you began. How to unsaddle, cool out and groom a horse after it has been ridden.

A Clydesdale Horse Profile
A description of Clydesdale horses. Learn about the Clydesdale horse's physical characteristics, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings.

Teach Your Horse to Turn on the Forehand
Teach your horse to do a turn on the forehand. This exercise is handy for opening gates, and leads to other more advanced skills for training your horse.

Horse Blanketing Tips and Tricks - Blanketing Your Horse
Here are some tips for blanketing your horse, especially during the cold weather. Learn how to prevent belly straps from undoing, leg strap snaps from sticking, chaffing and more.

How to Tell if a Horse Is Lame on a Front or Back Leg
Here's an easy way to tell whether your horse is lame in a front or back leg if you can't see any obvious swelling, heat or injury.

English Eggbutt Snaffle Bit Explained
Learn the uses and action of the English Eggbutt snaffle bit. Find a photo and description of this commonly used English snaffle horse bit.

Horses - COPD, Broken Wind or Heaves
A profile of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) or Heaves. Causes, effects, prevention, symptoms and treatments are explained.

Akhal Teke Horse Facts
Meet the Akhal Teke. Learn interesting facts about Akhal Teke physical characteristics, coat, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings.

How to Train Your Horse's Mane to Lie Flat On One Side
Is your horse's mane an unruly fuzz? Here's how to train an unruly mane that falls over both sides of the horse's neck to lie neatly on the correct side.

Learn How to Make a Rope Halter for a Horse
Rope halters are a great DIY project that anyone can master and customize to their own needs. Here is what you need to know to make your own rope halter. Customized rope halters make great gifts and many people use rope halters as training aids. Here's how to learn to make your own.

Horse Riding Arena Etiquette and Safety
Just like there are rules of the road, there are rules about riding in an arena or ring. Learn how to maximize your safety and enjoyment when riding your horse or pony in an arena or ring. Learn the rules of arena riding.

Basic Winter Horse Care Tips - Winter Horse and Pony Care Tips
The winter months can present challenges for horse owners. Check out these winter horse and pony care tips for adjusting your feed and care schedule during the winter months. Learn about horse care in cold weather.

An Introduction to Polo
An introduction to the sport of polo. Learn about the exciting game of polo, whether you'd like to ride on a team or watch from the stands.

EPM FAQ - All About EPM
Answers to frequently asked questions about Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis or EPM. Answers to your questions about EPM. EPM FAQs.

11 Reasons Not to Wear a Riding Helmet
Top reasons not to wear a helmet while horseback riding and why they are really just poor excuses. Common complaints about riding helmets. Reasons riders give for not wearing an ASTM approved riding helmets when they ride their horses.

Horse Owners - Holiday and Birthday Gifts
Here's a list of the top ten gifts horse owners would love to receive for any occasion. Make birthdays and Christmas special with these gift ideas.

Horse Councils by State N to W - State Horse Councils
Listings of horse councils by state. Find links to your state's horse council. Page 2.

State Horse Councils
Listings of horse councils by state. Learn what horse councils do and how they help local horse owners and enthusiats. Find links to your state's horse council.

An Introduction to the Sport of Dressage Riding
An introduction to the sport of dressage. Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, and what you'll learn at your first dressage test. Find out how beginning dressage can benefit riders and horses of any discipline.

An Introduction to Clicker Training Your Horse
Learn about the basics of clicker training your horse or pony. Learn what you need, how to get started and how to target train using clicker training methods.

Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Profile
A description of the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse. Learn about the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse's physical characteristics, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings.

Videos of Horses with EPM
What does EPM look like? Here is a collection of videos from around the internet of horses with EPM symptoms. EPM videos collected from Youtube.com, Clipshack and other online resources.

Horse 4-H Profile
Learn about what 4-H offers, who may join, and the benefits of 4-H. Learn how you can find a 4-H Horse club in your area.

Morgan Horse Breed Profile and Facts
Learn about the Morgan Horse with this breed profile. A description of Morgan horses. Learn about the Morgan Horse's physical characteristics, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings. Learn the names of famous and celebrity Morgan Horses.

Combined Driving - An Introduction to Combined Driving
An introduction to the sport of Combined Driving. Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, and what you&ll learn at your first Combined Driving competition.

Donkey and Mule Care
Learn about caring for your donkey or mule and interesting facts about these horse relatives. Donkey and mule facts.

Donkeys and Mules: Nutrition and Care Recommendations
Page 2. This fact sheet from the OMAFRA describes the unique characteristics, behavior, nutrition and management requirements of mules and donkeys as well as a glossary of terms. Learn the differences between horses and donkeys, size classifications, and genetics.

Mule Genetics, Parasites and Vaccinations
This fact sheet from the OMAFRA describes the unique characteristics, behavior, nutrition and managment requirements of mules and donkeys as well as a glossary of terms. Learn about parasites, vaccinations, breeding and genetics. Page 3.

The Lipizzaner - A Breed Profile
Learn about the Lipizzaner Horse with this breed profile. A description of Lipizzaner Horse. Learn about the Lipizzaner Horse's physical characteristics, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings.

Horses That Dislike Grooming
If your horse doesn't like being groomed, here are some suggestions that may help make the experience better for both of you.

An Introduction to Vaulting or Voltige on Horseback
An introduction to the sport of Voltige or Vaulting. Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, and what you need to know about vaulting or Voltige.

Horse Games and Activities for Play Days
Here are some ideas for games and activities that you can use to organize a fun day or small gymhkana. Some activities require riding and some can be done even by none riders. Learn how to adapt games for safe riding fun.

Buying Horses Online
Where do you go to find horses for sale online? What should you be aware of when you're shopping online for a horse. Here are tips for finding your next horse online.

An Introduction to the Sport of Reining
Learn about the sport of reining and how you can get involved in this exciting FEI western horse sport. A profile of reining.

Learn About Tetanus in Horses
Learn about Tetanus. Learn about equine Strangles, the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of strangles in horses.

Horse Costumes for Parades and Shows
Dressing up for a costume class or preparing to ride or drive a horse in a parade can be a lot of fun. But you want to make sure that while you are riding or driving a horse in a parade or in costume, you are also staying safe as possible. Here are some ideas for putting together costumes and getting ready for a parade.

Why You Need to Wear a Horse Riding Helmet
An interview with Lyndsey White of the Rider4Helmets about why it is important to wear a helmet while horseback riding and what to look for when buying a helmet.

Learn to Ride with Centered Riding®
Learn about the riding method created by Sally Swift that will help you learn to ride with greater ease, suppleness and assurance. Learn about how the method employs visualization and developing feel to connect with greater confidence with your horse.

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Equine Strangles
Learn about Strangles. Learn about equine Strangles, the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of strangles in horses.

Rotavirus in Horses
Rotavirus is a serious but treatable condition in foals. Learn about equine rotavirus, what it's caused by and how to treat and prevent it.

Learn About Potomac Horse Fever
Learn about Potomac Horse Fever. Learn about equine Potomac Horse Fever, how it is caused, the symptoms, treatment and prevention.

Selenium Imbalances and Horses
You may have heard that your horse needs extra selenium in its diet, or you may have heard that your horse is in danger of getting too much selenium. Which is true? Here's what you need to know about the trace mineral selenium and your horse.

Anthrax Poisoning in Horses
Learn all about Equine Anthrax Poisoning. Learn about the rare disease of anthrax poisoning in horses. Learn what causes anthrax poisoning and the symptoms, treatment and prevention of anthrax poisoning. Anthrax poisoning is rare but it is wise to be informed.

Horse Manure Storage and Composting
Learn what to do with horse manure including creating a manure pile, composting and storing in bins or tips. Learn why manure management is important to your horse's and the environment's health.

Learn About Paddock Paradises
Enrich your horse`s environment and design enclosures that aid in the health of your horse`s pastures and paddocks. Learn about the benefits of Paddock Paradises and how to get started designing one in your pasture.

Adopting and Training Standardbreds
Learn about adopting, retraining and riding or driving an American Standardbred so they can have a second career. Here are inks to American Standardbred adoption groups, Standardbred rehabiliation, retraining and performance and pleasure horse information.

Learn The Definition of the Word Foal and a Bit About Foals
What is a foal? Here is an explanation of what foals are. Learn all about foals.

Horse History, Relatives, Lifespan, Characteristics and More
Learn about the horse. What is a horse? This is a brief explanation of the horse's evolution, physiology, behavior and uses..

Should You Tip Your Riding Coach?
A reader asks: Do you give a riding instructor or riding lesson coach tips? Here are some thoughts on tipping coaches or instructors.

Learn What a Weanling Horse Needs to Know
Here's an overview of what you can train your weanling to do and behavior you can expect from a young horse not yet ready to be ridden.

Wilson Snaffle Bit Explained
Wilson Snaffle bit explained. Learn the uses and action of the Wilson Snaffle bit. Find a photo and description of the Wilson snaffle horse bit.

What Causes Colic in Horses?
Learn the many causes of colic in horses and ponies and what management and heath factors contribute to colic.

What You Should Know About the Hollow, Sway or Dropped Back Horse
When you talk about horses, what is hollow backed? Learn what hollow, sway or dropped backs are, what causes them and what you can do to help the hollow backed horse.

Western Correction Bit Explained
Learn the uses and action of the Western Correction Bit. Find a photo and description of this specialized western training bit.

Learn About Riding With a Bitless Bridle
Does your horse need a bit when you ride it? Can you ride your horse in a bitless bridle? This article answers your question, can I ride my horse in a bitless bridle.

How To Tell It's Time to Buy Your Child a Pony
Is it time to buy your child a first pony? Here's what to watch for as you see your child interacting with a lesson coach and with the lesson horse.

Step 3 Measure and Cut Thread
Step 3 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Step 5 Continuing the Stitching
Step 5 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Step 6 Continue Alternating Needles
Step 6 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Step 7 Reaching the End
Step 7 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Step 8 Back Tack to Anchor Stitching
Step 8 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Repair the Stitching - Repairing the Stitching in Light Leathers and Heavy Fabrics
Learn to repair stitching on equipment like bridles, half chaps and blankets with this step by step tutorial.

How to Repair Stitching On Your Horse Gear
Learn how to hand sew and replace stitching on items like nose bands, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Step 2 Clean up Loose Ends
Step 2 of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics.

Step 4 Begin Stitching
Here is a step by step pictorial of how to hand sew and replace stitching on lightweight leathers and other heavy fabrics. Easily repair items like nose bands, half chaps, chaps, boots, horse blankets and halters following these easy instructions.

Idiopathic Non-inflammatory Leukoderma or Vitiligo in Horses
What are those pale pink or whitish patches of skin are around your horse's eyes? Learn about vitiligo or idiopathic non-inflammatory leukoderma in horses.

Learn What Broke Means When Talking About Horses
When you talk about horses, what is broke? Find the glossary definition of broke in in About Horses Glossary of Horse Terms.

What is the Meaning of a Sound Horse?
When you talk about horses, what is sound? Find the glossary definition of sound in About Horses Glossary of Horse Terms.

Why Horses Get Locked Stifles and What To Do About Them
Locked stifles are fairly common in horses. Here's what locked stifles are, the treatment and recommendations for prevention.

Understanding Horse Eyes and Vision
Learn about equine vision. This article explains how horses see, their color, distance and night perception and why it's important to understand how horses see the world.

Choosing an English Girth - Types of Girths
There are many different types of girths you can buy for your horse. Learn what each type of English girth is for, and how to choose the right one for your horse.

Stocking Up in Horses - Causes, Treatment & Prevention
Are your horse's legs swollen after a night in spent in stall? This is called stocking up. Here's why horse's legs stock and what you can do to prevent it.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Horse Stables and Sheds
What is better for your horse; a run-in shed or a stable with a stall? Read the pros and cons of keeping your horse or pony in a shelter or a loafing shed.

How to Thin a Horses Mane
Learn how to thin your horse's mane for braiding or banding. Learn the right way, and a quick, easy way to shorten and thin a horse's mane.

Keyhole Race Basics for Beginners
The keyhole race is a common and fun gymkhana or play day game. Learn how to run the race effectively and safely.

Girth Galls and Saddle Sores - Horse Health
Learn about girth galls and saddle sores, how they occur, how to prevent and treat them.

What Your First Horse Will Cost
Many things affect horses prices when you are buying. Here's what you can expect to pay for a horse, and the things that affect the cost of horses.

Horse Warts - Equine Viral Papillomata
Learn about Viral Papillomata, more commonly known as baby warts. Learn about what horse warts and the causes, prevention, symptoms and treatments.

Ten Fascinating Facts About Horse Manure
Think horse manure is gross? Horse owners know lots can be learned from poop! Read manure facts that may interest even those who never shovel a stall.

Top 6 Myths and Misunderstandings About Horses
People love horses, but there are a few myths, and misunderstandings about them. Here are the top myths and misconceptions about horses and ponies.

Dressage Arena - Letters and Dimensions
Learn how to mark small and standard dressage arenas with arena dimensions, measurements and placement of letters.

Learn How Your Horse Sleep
How horses sleep, how long horses sleep each day, how horses sleep standing up, and why they only spend short amounts of time lying down.

How Often Will My Horse Need Shoeing?
Learn how often your horse will need to be re-shod, or have its shoes reset.

How to Build a Round Pen on an Budget
Build your own round pen. Calculate size, costs and materials with advice from Elizabeth Landers author of Building a Round Pen - The Complete Step by Step Guide Custom Plans, Layouts, Material Lists and Options.

Learn What a Port on a Bit Is
What is a port on a horse's bit? Learn what a port on the mouthpiece of a bit is and find out why ports are used on English and western style bits.

Twelve Ways Your Horse is Telling You It Needs Its Teeth Checked
Does your horse need its teeth checked? Here are signs that you might need a professional to check your horse's teeth, even though it's had an annual exam.

Why You Don't Want Your Horse to Be a Pasture Potato
Is your horse a pasture potato? Idleness isn't good for anyone. Learn why your horse should stay active and not become a pasture potato.

Fire Safety in The Horse Barn
Learn about fire safety in horse barns. Learn about preventing fires and making your horse barn fire safe.

How to Feed Beet Pulp to a Horse
Learn about beet pulp and feeding beet pulp to horses. Learn what beet pulp is, how to feed it and if there is anything unsafe about feeding beet pulp.

Comparing Horse to Human Age
How old are you in horse years? How old is your horse in human years. Here is a comparison of horse to human age with approximate stages of life.

Horse Names - Ideas for Choosing the Just the Right One
Are you looking for the perfect name for your new horse? Find links, lists and ideas for finding the perfect name for your horse, pony, donkey or mule.

Horse Industry Careers and Jobs
If you love horses you may be considering a career in the horse industry. Here is a list of jobs with horses and supporting the horse industry.

Are Your Too Heavy or Tall for Your Horse?
One of the most commonly asked questions people ask about buying a horse is 'am I too heavy'. Here's how to decide what size of horse you should buy so riding is comfortable for both you and your horse.

10 Popular Horse Quotes Explained
There are many well known horse quotations. Here are some of the most common horses quotations and how they may have originated. Learn the stories behind some of the most famous horse quotations about horse care, riding, training, myth and legend.

Choosing Safe Horseback Riding Boots
Learn how to choose safe boots for riding horseback. English, western or anything in between, choose the best boots to wear while riding a horse.

Tips for Boarding Your Horse Successfully
Are you a good boarder? The type that stable owners are glad to have in their barn? Here are ten tips for boarding your horse successfully.

Top Saddle Buying Mistakes
Buying a saddle for your horse can be very exciting. Here's how to avoid the common mistakes people make when buying a saddle.

Horse Buying FAQs - What You Must Know
Links to pages that answer questions about where to look, what to look for, what to ask, what the best breeds are and who you can turn to for help.

Top Mistakes People Make Buying A First Horse
What should you not do when buying your first horse? Here's a list of the top mistakes beginners make when they set out to buy their first horse.

How Snaffle Bits Work - Horse Equipment
Learn about how the snaffle bit works and how your horse understands the signals from the rein aids when using a snaffle bit. Here are the basics of how the various snaffle bits work.

Learn to Ride a Horse - A Step-By-Step Guide
Learn what you need to know to ride a horse safely. You can't learn to ride from a website, book or video. The best way to learn is from a competent coach. But these articles will help you understand what you'll be learning once you're on a horse.

Learn the Basics of Training Your Horse
Learn about training your horse; from common training problems to what your horse should know. Learn what you'll need to know before starting to train your horse.

Types of Horse Boarding
Here is a description of different types of boarding arrangements you might find at a boarding stable. Learn about full board, part board, pasture board and other boarding situations.

Riding Lessons for Children
Riding lessons are great for kids and the best way to learn to ride a horse. Here are some suggestions about the appropriate age for children to take horse riding lesson, and what you can expect from lessons for very young children.

Six Simple Checks You Should Do Before Every Ride
Just like a airplane pilot, you should do some simple checks before you start your journey so that you travel in safety and comfort. Here are six things you should check before you ride your horse.

Horse Definition Glossary - Glossary of Horse Terms
Learn the meanings of words used when talking about horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules with the definitions in A Glossary of Horse Terms.

Horse Glossary Words That Start With Y
The horse world has its own language. Here are definitions of horse words that start with the letter A.

Trick Training - Teach Your Horse to Give a Hug
Tricks like giving a hug are easy to teach horses and fun for you. Learn how you can easily teach your horse or pony to give a hug. Using treats and praise teach your horse to give you a hug. This articles describes how to teach your this trick behavior.

Definitions of Horse Terms Beginning With D
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms with these descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

Definitions of Horse Terms Beginning With P
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms beginning with P with descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

Definitions of Horse Terms Beginning With Y
Find the meanings of words used when discussing horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn the definition of horse terms beginning with Y with descriptions, photos and pronunciation guides.

Appaloosa Horse Breed Profile
Learn about the Appaloosa with this breed profile. A description of Appaloosas. Learn about the Appaloosa's physical characteristics, history and origin, uses, unique traits, colors, and markings. Learn the names of famous and celebrity Appaloosas.

Horse Glossary Words That Start With D
The horse world has its own language. Here are definitions of horse words that start with the letter D.

Horse Glossary Words That Start With P
The horse world has its own language. Here are definitions of horse words that start with the letter P. Find the meaning of words like pillion, post, part bred, picket and more.

Horse Glossary Words That Start With P
The horse world has its own language. Here are definitions of horse words that start with the letter P. Find the meaning of words like pillion, post, part bred, picket and more.

What Can I Do With a Yearling? Expert Q&A
What can you do with a yearling? What training and handling can you do with a yearling colt or filly? Here's an overview of what you can train your yearling to do and behavior you can expect.

Why Horses Rear and What to Do About It
What do you do about a horse that rears? Can a beginner rider cope with a horse that rears? Here's what rearing is caused by and what to do about a horse that rears.

Horse Stable Design for Safety and Comfort
If you are building a horse stable, there are a lot of decisions and plans to make. Here is what you should be planning for stall size, door and wall height, types of flooring, and loose box or standing stall design.

What is the Best Horse Breed for a Beginner Rider?
What is the best breed for a beginner rider? Learn tips for buying the best breed for your first horse. Here are recommendations so you can make the right choice for you.

An Introduction to Drill Riding
An introduction to the sport of drill riding. Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, to compete in drill riding competitions.

Horse Glossary Words That Start With C
Learn about horse words that start with E such as equine, easy keeper and equestrian. Here are definitions of horse words that start with the letter E.

Learn About Botulism Poisoning in Horses
Learn all about Equine Botulism Poisoning. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of equine botulism.

An Introduction to Hunter Paces
An introduction to hunter paces Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, and what you'll see at your first hunter pace.

Horses: The American Standardbred
Most people think of American Standardbreds as harness racing horses,but they also make great riding horses.Information on retraining, rescue and adoption.

How Much Grain or Concentrates Will My Horse Need?
How much grain or concentrate feed mix does your horse need? Here's how determine how much concentrate or grain you should give your horse in addition to the pasture or hay it is already getting.

How Old is the Oldest Horse
Just how old are the oldest horses? Here are the ages of some of the oldest horses in the world.

The Top Reasons Not to Buy Your First Horse at Auction
Learn why you shouldn't buy your first horse through an auction. Here are the top five reasons buying a horse through auction can be as risk.

Truck Hitches for Horse Trailers
Learn about choosing the right hitch to safely tow your horse trailer and safely tow your gooseneck or tag-along horse trailer.

Learn to Canter or Lope Your Horse
Learn how to cue your horse or pony to canter or lope, and how to ride a canter or lope. Learn how to use your legs, hands and body while cuing and riding the lope or canter.

Learn How Long Horses Live
How long do horses live? Much longer than you probably thought. Learn how long horses live and how long they can still lead comfortable, productive lives.

Wearing Spurs While Horseback Riding
Many new riders wonder if wearing spurs would help their riding skills. Here's why riders use spurs, when it's appropriate for new riders to use them and how to pick out the right spurs.

How to Wrap Your Horse's Legs with Leg Wraps or Bandages
Learn how to put on horse's leg wraps or bandages. Learn about standing, shipping, stable and polo wraps and how to wrap a horse's leg without causing damage to tendons and ligaments. Learn to apply leg wraps.

An Introduction to Field Hunting on Horseback
An introduction to the sport of field hunting. Find out what you'll need, how to prepare you and your horse, and what you'll see at your first field hunt.

Environmentally Friendly Tack Cleaning - Green Cleaning Your Tack
Find tips for using environmentally friendly methods and products to clean your horse's tack and equipment. Clean saddles, bridles, bits and more the environmental friendly way.

Permanent Identification For Horses
There are four main methods of identification for horses. Learn about these methods, their pros and cons.

Permanent Identification For Horses
There are four main methods of identification for horses. Learn about these methods, their pros and cons.

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Protect Your Horse Equipment from Thieves
Don't let a thief make off with your horse equipment. Learn how to protect your tack from thieves.

Choosing Western Reins
Learn to choose the right western reins for comfort and safety. Learn about different types of western reins.

Basic Equipment You Need for Your First Horse
Learn what basic equipment and gear you will need to have on hand to care for, handle, and ride or drive your first horses or ponies. This basic checklist will help you get organized for your first horse.

Does My Horse Need a Coggins, AGID or ELISA Test?
Does your horse need a Coggins, AGID or ELISA test? Coggins, AGID or ELISA tests detect the presence of EIA. Learn when your horse may need this test.

What is a Colt?
What's a colt? Here's an explanation of the correct use of the world colt.

How to Clip a Bridle Path in A Horse's Mane
Learn how to clip a bridle path in your horse or pony's mane to make taking the bridle or halter off easier, and to create a neat groomed appearance. Instructions on how long to clip a bridle path and tips for clipping with electric clippers or scissors.

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The Parts of A Horse
Learn the parts or points of a horse with this step-by-step pictorial guide.

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The Parts of A Horse
Learn the parts or points of a horse with this step-by-step pictorial guide.

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Learn the parts or points of a horse with this step-by-step pictorial guide.

The Parts of A Horse
Learn the parts or points of a horse with this step-by-step pictorial guide.

The Parts of A Horse
Learn the parts or points of a horse with this step-by-step pictorial guide.

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How to Do a Capillary Refill Test on Your Horse
This step-by-step shows how to do a capillary refill test on your horse and explains why it is important to learn to do one. Learn how to do a capillary refill test or CRT. Pictorial of how to do a cap refill test.

Step 2 how to Do a Capillary Refill Test
Step 2 of the capillary refill test how to. This step-by-step shows how to do a capillary refill test on your horse and explains why it is important to learn to do one. Learn how to do a capillary refill test or CRT. Pictorial of how to do a cap refill test.

Step 3 - how to Do a Capillary Refill Test
Step 3 of the capillary refill test how to. This step-by-step shows how to do a capillary refill test on your horse and explains why it is important to learn to do one. Learn how to do a capillary refill test or CRT. Pictorial of how to do a cap refill test.

How to Tie a Quick-Release Knot
Learn how to tie a quick release knot to safely tie your horse or pony. Here is how to tie your horse safely with a knot that comes undone easily.

Tie a Quick Release Knot - Step Two
Learn how to tie a quick release knot to safely tie your horse or pony. Learn to start the knot.

Tie a Quick Release Knot-Step Three
Learn how to tie a quick release knot to safely tie your horse or pony. Learn what to do with the end of the rope.

Tie a Quick Release Knot-Step Four
Learn how to tie a quick release knot to safely tie your horse or pony. Learn how how to tighten the knot.

Diagram of Quick Release Knot
Learn how to tie a quick release knot to safely tie your horse or pony. Here's a diagram for you to print out.

What are Leads When You are Riding?
The meaning of the word leads as used when discussing horses or ponies. A brief explanation of leads the horse picks up when cantering, loping or galloping.

Things a Horse Shouldn't Eat
Learn what foods you should not feed a horse, including some that would seem to be a part of a horse's regular diet. Here is a list of things your horse shouldn't eat and should not be part of a horse's health diet.

Feeding Your Older Horse
An older horse's digestive system won't absorb nutrients as efficiently as it once did. Learn how to feed your senior horse.

How to Clean a Horse Sheath
Sheath cleaning isn't the most appealing horse-related activity, but some jobs just need to be done. Learn and find tips on how to clean a horse's sheath.

How to Feed Horse Grains, Concentrates and Supplements
Learn how to feed your horse concentrated feed mixes, supplements and how to accurately calculate how much feed your horse should be getting.

Care for a Horse Riding Helmet
Learn how to clean and care for your riding helmet. Learn about cleaning the interior, deodorizing, preventing scratches and wear. How to care for your riding helmet to keep it clean and safe.

Should a Beginner Rider or Owner Buy a Stallion?
Read why stallions are not suitable for new owners and riders and should only be handled by experienced horse people. Learn why stallions may not be the best choice for a beginner horse owner or rider.

Safe Horseback Trail Riding at Night
Safety tips for trail riding at night. Here are a few suggestions that may increase your safety when riding out on trail in the dark.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Buckle the Cheek Pieces
Do up the buckles on the cheek pieces. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Doing Up Bridle Hooks
How to do up the bridle hooks or studs on reins and cheek pieces. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Adjust the Cavesson
Adjust the cavesson on a bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Attach the Cavesson
Attach the cavesson to a bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Attach Cheek Pieces
Attach the cheek pieces to a bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Position the Browband
Position the browband on your bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Put on the Browband
How to put the browband on a bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - The Crown and Throatlatch
Put together the crown and throatlatch A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle - Attach the Reins
Attach the reins to a bit and bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle. Here is how to put your bridle back together.

Put Together a Bridle - Attach the Bit to the Bridle
Page 10. Attach the bit to a bridle. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle? Here is how to put your bridle back together.

How to Put Together A Bridle
Have you taken your bridle apart? Here is how to start putting it back together. A step-by-step pictorial of how to put your bridle together. Did you take apart your bridle? Here is how to put your bridle back together.

Probiotics for Horses
Does your horse need probiotics? Learn what probiotics are, the basics of healthy gut flora and whether or not you should feed a probiotic supplement to your horse.

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Learn About Your Horse's Teeth
Learn about the types of teeth horses have, how many teeth horses have, how horse teeth grow and how to care for your horse's teeth.

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Learn About Your Horse's Teeth
Learn about the types of teeth horses have, how many teeth horses have, how horse teeth grow and how to care for your horse's teeth.

Splints on Horses
Learn about splints, the lameness your horse will have because of this condition, how serious splints are and what to do about them.

Feeding Your Horse Colored Salt
Why are there different colors of salt blocks available? Learn what color salt, loose or block you should feed your horse.

Rabies in Horses
Learn all about rabies in horses. Rabies in horses is rare, but it's important to be informed. Learn what causes rabies and the symptoms, treatment and prevention.

Making and Altering Clothes for Horseback Riding
Learn how you can sew clothing suitable for riding or alter clothing you may already have. Learn how to make a quick English riding shirt from a men's dress shirt. Find out where you can find patterns and instructions for making your own riding clothes.

How to Safely Lead a Horse Through a Gateway or Stall Door
Doors and gates can be tricky places to lead a horse. Learn the right way to lead your horse safely through a busy gateway or narrow stall door.

Learn About the Mechanical Hackamore
Is a mechanical hackamore right for your horse? What is a mechanical hackamore? How does a mechanical hackamore work? Learn all about mechanical hackamores.

Train a Horse To Load on A Trailer Calmly
Learn how to train your horse to load on a trailer calmly and willingly. Have you ever wondered how some riders are able to train their horse to a very high level, when you can't even make it walk on to a horse trailer? Tteam practioner Jan Snodgrass describes how to develop a calm, trusting, willing horse, and how to solve trailer loading problems.

Moon Blindness or Equine Recurrent Uveitis Explained
Learn about moon blindness, the different names for moon blindness, causes, effects and treatments of moon blindness or Equine Recurrent Uveitis

Horses That Balk
Do you have a balky or nappy horse? Balking can be a very frustrating problem. At it's worst it can lead to rearing or backing into a dangerous situation. Learn how to deal with your balky or stubborn horse.

The Pros and Cons of Shoes vs. Barefoot
Learn about the pros and cons of keeping your horse shod or barefoot. This is a look at the different aspects of keeping a horse barefoot or deciding to put shoes on.

Should Your Horse Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot - The Pros and Cons of Each
Learn about the pros and cons of keeping your horse shod or barefoot. This is a look at the different aspects of keeping a horse barefoot or deciding to put shoes on. Page 2.

Glossary of Horse Terms - Definition of Cob
When you talk about horses, what is a cob? Find the glossary definition of cob in About Horses Glossary of Horse Terms.

Definition of Filly
The meaning of the word filly as used when discussing horses or ponies.

Causes, Characteristics and Solutions for Cribbing
Find the answers to your questions about horses or ponies who crib or windsuck. Learn the causes, characteristics of the behaviour, and the possible remedies.

Definition of Bombproof
When you talk about horses, what is bomb proof? Find the glossary definition of bomb proof in in About Horses Glossary of Horse Terms.

Why Your Horse Should Eat Head Down
Your horse should be fed so that it eats with its head down. Here is why and how.

The Pros and Cons of Feeding Your Horse From Large Round Hay Bales
Learn the pros and cons of feeding your horse from large round bales of hay.

The Pros and Cons of Feeding Small Square Hay Bales to Your Horse
Learn the pros and cons of feeding horses hay from small square bales.

Where Can I Advertise My Horse for Sale?
If you're selling your horse, you'll want to take good pictures to accompany the ad. Here are tips for getting attractive pictures of your horse.

Wind Puffs or Road Galls
Wind puffs are pretty common on horse's fetlocks. Learn what they are and how to deal with them.

Choosing and Using Horse Grooming Tools
Learn what basic grooming tools you'll need for your horse. From brushes to hoof picks here is what should be in your grooming tote to keep your horse clean and healthy.

Buying Your First Horse FAQ - What Should I Ask?
Tips for finding and buying your first horse. Learn what you will need to ask about any horse you are considering buying. .

Definition of Vice
The meaning of the word vice, what vices are and how to prevent and manage stable vices in horses.

Learn How to Ride on the Right Diagonal When Trotting
Why diagonals are important while horseback riding at a posting trot, how to recognize the correct diagonal and how to easily correct wrong diagonals.

How to Groom Your Horse
Step by step instructions explain how to groom your horse or pony. Find out what tools you’ll need, and how to groom for a clean, healthy, comfortable horse. Get organized with this list of basic tools.

Step by Step Grooming - How to Clean Hooves
Hoof cleaning is essential for health and comfort. Learn how to clean your horse's hooves while grooming

Grooming Your Horse - How to Use a Curry Comb
Curry your horse or use a grooming mitt to dislodge dirt and dust. Learn how to use this brush in this pictorial.

How to Groom a Horse - Mane and Tail
Detangle and clean your horse's or pony's mane and tail.

Step by Step Grooming - How to Use a Body or Dandy Brush
Whisk away dirt with the body brush when grooming your horse. Learn to put the finishing touches on your horse while grooming.

Groom Your Horse - How to Use a Finishing Brush
Put the final touches on your horse's coat. Learn the steps to grooming with this pictorial. Make your horse's or pony's coat look sleek and dust free with the finishing brush.

Grooming a Horse - How to Clean a Horse's Face
Step by step instructions explain how to groom your horse or pony. Learn how to use a sponge or towel around eyes, ears, and dock to clean your horse.

Step by Step Grooming - How to Apply Hoof Ointment
Step by step instructions show in pictures how to groom your horse or pony. Learn to apply hoof ointment if recommended.

Hay For Horses FAQs - Can you feed horses new or freshly baled hay?
Is fresh hay good for horses and ponies? Learn if it is safe to feed newly baled hay to your horse or pony.

Definition of Gelding
What is a gelding? Geldings are preferred by many horse owners. Learn the meaning of the word gelding as used when discussing horses or ponies.

Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Learn about Equine Metabolic Syndrome. Learn about equine Equine Metabolic Syndrome, the causes, symptomes, treatment and prevention of EMS in horses.

Hoof Thrush in Horses - FAQs Answered
Does you horse have smelly feet? It may have thrush. Learn to identify, prevent, and treat thrush in horse's or pony's hooves. This FAQ answers your questions about hoof thrush.

Shoeing FAQ: Does My Horse Really Need Shoes?
Answer to your questions about shoeing your horse. Does your horse really need shoes? Find out what conditions and sports might require shoes.

How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting
Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

Wither Tracings - How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting Step 2
Step two of a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

Wither Tracings - How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting Step 3
Step three of a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

Wither Tracings - How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting Step 4
Step four of a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

Wither Tracings - How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting Step 5
Step five of a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

Wither Tracings - How to Make a Wither Tracing for Saddle Fitting Step 5
Step five of a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a wither tracing to help with saddling fitting your your horse. Make a wither tracing to take along with you when buying a saddle or testing your own saddle's fit.

How Position Affects How a Saddle Fits a Horse
Learn how improper positioning of your saddle may affect saddle fit. Your saddle may fit your horse, but the position may cause problems. Learn how to correctly position your saddle on your horse's back. Tips for saddle fitting.

How to Take A Horse in a Parade
Are you planning to take your horse in a parade? Learn how to take your horse in a parade. Here are a few things you should know before you start out. Learn what a parade horse should know and what you should watch for. Ride, drive or lead your horse in a parade safely and enjoyably.

Water For Your Horse in Winter
Horses need fresh water in the winter time, especially as they're likely to be eating a diet largely of dry fodder. Here's how to keep your horse's water ice free during freezing weather.

Emergency Planning for Horse and Pony Owners
Learn how to prepare an emergency plan so you can care for your horses and ponies should an disaster like a hurricane, ice storm, brush fire, or other natural disaster strike.

Horseback Riding Safety on Trail
Learn to ride safely while out on public trails, farm headlands and back-country trails. Learn to horseback ride with awareness and common sense while trail riding.

How Your Horse Uses Its Tail
Learn how your horse uses its tail and what we can learn by observing how its held and used.

Find Safe Comfortable Clothing for Horseback Riding
Learn how to choose safe, comfortable clothing for horseback riding.

Understanding Your Horse's Sense of Smell
Learn how your horse uses its sense of smell.

Keeping Tack on Trial In Returnable Condition
Learn how to take care of tack that you have taken on trial to fit on your horse.

What are Tushes or Canines on a Horse?
What are a horse's tushes or canine teeth. What are tushes or canine teeth and where are these teeth located in a horse's mouth. Learn about canine or tushes on horses.

How Long Will Good Horse Hay Keep?
Learn how long hay keeps its nutritional quality and what the best way to store it is.

What You Need to Know About Saddle Buying
Tips and advice for choosing a saddle that is comfortable and safe for both rider and horse. Frequently asked questions about buying your first saddle.

English Full Cheek Snaffle Bit Explained
Learn the uses and action of the English full cheek snaffle bit. Find a photo and description of this commonly used English full cheek snaffle and curb horse bit combination.

Ten Great Stocking Stuffers for Horse Lovers
Need to find the perfect stocking gifts for the horse lover in your life? Here are suggestions for Christmas stocking stuffers for horse owners. Great ideas for small gifts for horse lovers.

Conditioning a Leather Bridle
Learn how to clean a horse's bridle. Here is how to clean a horse's leather bridle. Follow this step-by-step pictorial to easily clean a horse bridle. Here's how to get rid of stains.

Using Saddle Soap
Learn how to clean a horse's bridle. Here is how to clean a horse's leather bridle. Follow this step-by-step pictorial to easily clean a horse bridle. Here is step five, how to use the leather soap.

Safer Horseback Riding Wearing Protective Equipment
While horseback riding can be a dangerous sport, wearing safety equipment can lessen the chance of injury. Here are seven items that can decrease the chance of injury should you fall off of a horse. Learn about riding safer wearing safety equipment.

Help Your Horse Shed Out Its Winter Coat
Here are tips from forum members on how you can help your horse shed that thick winter coat. Ideas to hasten the shedding process.

Caring For Your Older Horse
Learn how to care for your older senior horse. You'll find tips on sheltering, feeding, maintaining health and riding or work load. Learn the best care for your older horse.

Emergency Stops While Horseback Riding - How to Stop a Horse Fast
Learn to do an emergency stop if your horse bolts or runs away. Here's how to stop when you feel your horse getting out of control or your horse runs away.

Cribbing or Windsucking Remedies
Learn about cribbing in horses. Discover how to deter horses from cribbing or windsucking on fences, trees, or stall walls and doors.

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis in Horses - HYPP Profile
A profile of HYPP, Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis or Impressive Syndrome in horses. Causes, effects, prevention, symptoms and treatments of Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis or HYPP are explained.

What is Collection
When you talk about horses, what is collection? Learn about collection when riding your horse, and why it's important.

Straight Bar Snaffle Bit Explained
Straight Bar Snaffle bit explained. Learn the uses and action of the Straight Bar Snaffle bit. Find a photo and description of the Straight Bar snaffle horse bit.

Curing Thrush In Your Horse's Hooves
Does your horse have thrush in its hooves? Learn to identify, prevent, and treat thrush in horse's or pony's hooves.

Horse For Sale Tips - Where to Advertise Your Horse for Sale
Where do you advertise your horse for sale? Once you've decided to sell your horse how do you get the word out that it's for sale? Here are tips for ways to advertise your horse for sale. Tips for selling your horse.

Find Your First Horseback Riding Coach
Fast-track your riding skills with riding lessons. This is what you need to know about starting riding lessons and finding a riding lesson coach or instructor so you can learn in safety.

What You Should Ask a Horseback Riding Coach?
Here are questions you should ask a riding instructor or coach before you begin taking horseback riding lessons.

Why Your Horse Can't Regurgitate or Burp
We've been told horses can't barf or burp. But why? Learn why your horse's digestive system is a one way street.