Archive for the ‘Arena’ Category

 
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Retired racehorses turn to equestrian

Friday, April 6th, 2018
While many horses have an illustrious career as a race-horse, there are a few that change their career path after retirement.  With thousands of horses retiring each year from racing, while some are put out to pasture o
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Dehydration in Horses

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Even though the weather has dropped dramatically, horses still need an abundance of water to keep them hydrated. We try our best to comfort our horses during the cold with blankets, tweaking their diets, and winterize al
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Horse hair whorls

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Most people will be familiar with a cowlick – the part in someone’s hair that no matter what you do to it, it won’t do what it’s told and will often go against the natural flow of your hair. Horses have very simi
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Preparing your horse for winter

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Winter can be a tough time when it comes to you and your horses, especially if you have older horses. As the weather and ground cool, significant grass growth may not occur until well into spring. This is why it is impor
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Fitness techniques to help your riding

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Horseback riding can be an enjoyable pastime for many, however, without the right fitness levels, it can be very demanding on your body and the horse’s body. Getting actively fitter for horse riding can build muscle c
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Preparing your horse for winter

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
Winter can be a tough time when it comes to you and your horses, especially if you have older horses. As the weather and ground cool, significant grass growth may not occur until well into spring. This is why it is impor
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Preparing for high vet bills

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Knowing how unpredictable horses can be, it isn’t any surprise that they can always find a way to hurt themselves no matter how safe you make their area. Each time they get injured, there is always a vet bill that com
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Basic horse care

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Learning basic horse care is the first step you should take before even thinking about bringing your new horse home. There are many important responsibilities associated with owning a horse as they are a long-term commit
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Dealing with equine emergencies

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
When it comes to our horses and their safety, we try as hard as possible to not let anything happen to them. However even with the greatest care and protection, at some point in time, we will have to respond to an emerge
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Hoof cracks – what you need to know

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
As a horse is constantly on their feet, developing hoof cracks at some point in their life is inevitable. Many of these will heal themselves over time with the right nutrition and hoof care; however, there is a wide rang