Looking for ideas for playing games on horseback for all experience levels? These games are great for group horseback riding lessons, summer camp, and even running a fun show at your barn!
Paulina and Brian Anderson owners of Equestrian Events Stable in Maple Park, Illinois and Lisa Diersen, Director of EQUUS Film & Arts Fest worked together to help a Chicago area husband pull off a Christmas surprise for his totally unsuspecting wife.
I'm sure Santa is a reindeer expert and has his reasons for choosing Reindeer, over all the other creatures he could get to pull his sleigh. I mean really, he is Santa, he could get eight of any kind of animal for the big night.
This is something that I have heard frequently in my life with horses. I have even been known to say it myself to a client who is having a rough day with their horse. In case you ever wondered what exactly that meant here is my interpretation.
Some of us are born with horses in our blood because our parents loved them too. For many, the apple didn't fall far from the tree. What about those parents who seem to have a horse crazy kid, even though there are no horsey apples in their family tree? Here's some information to help you !
I loved the book Black Beauty as a kid. Then of course when it became a movie I loved that as well. It was written to shed light on animal cruelty, by it being written in the horse's voice. I see it a bit differently now as an adult, but still love it!
I'm going to use myself as an example since I myself showed all the classic symptoms of not outgrowing horse crazy from a very young age!
This is a million dollar question! One that I get all the time. It really depends on a lot of things. Hopefully, this article will help clarify the pro's and con's of starting young ( 4 or 5) or waiting until they are old enough for independent group riding lessons.
Bidhi Chand was a warrior. Earlier he was a thief but he left that and joined service with the Guru. He was instrumental in bringing back two stolen horses of the Guru from the Lahore Fort
Horses use their sense of touch to learn about their environment, to communicate, and to socialize, and as a defense against predators. A horse's sense of touch is more highly developed than peoples.
Lipizzaners are one of my all-time favourite horse breeds and are world-famous for their elegant gaits and dances as well as their beauty and charming personalities.
Since the age of five, horse riding has been one of my great passions and horses are one of my favourite animals; I wanted to share some of the most beautiful horses I have ever seen.
Friesians and Gypsy Vanners, the horses of fairy tales, are two of my favorite horse breeds. They are both majestic and have wonderful histories. Wait until you see their beauty for yourself.
Learn about this highly refined and beautiful art of dressage, plus information, photos, and videos regarding Lipizzan horses and our Barcelona Olympic adventure.
Tacking up your western horse, correctly! One of the biggest controversies of horse riding is how to properly tack a western horse with the best results. Here is an easy-to-read How-To on tacking up your horse in a way that is safe for both you AND your horse!