Signs of Heat Stress in Horses

Signs of Heat Stress in Horses

With summer here and the warm weather calling, it´s easy to get carried away with long summer trail rides and fun-filled days competing, but it´s important to remember that our horses can suffer the adverse effects of the heat and sun, just as readily as we can. This...

Signs of Heat Stress in Horses

With summer here and the warm weather calling, it´s easy to get carried away with long summer trail rides and fun-filled days competing, but it´s important to remember that our horses can suffer the adverse effects of the heat and sun, just as readily as we can. This...

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Signs of Heat Stress in Horses

With summer here and the warm weather calling, it´s easy to get carried away with long summer trail rides and fun-filled days competing, but it´s important to remember that our horses can suffer the adverse effects of the heat and sun, just as readily as we can. This...

read more

Barn Fly Control Strategies and Tips

Whatever area you're in and whatever discipline you ride, whatever breed of horse you have and whatever management system you use, one pest plagues all horse people: flies. These nasty critters can cause disease and discomfort to both horses and their people, and they...

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Tail Rubbing Cures and Causes

Picture this: Your horse has been groomed to perfection. His coat has been washed and brushed and every hair is in place, his mane neatly trimmed and plaited, even his white socks are white instead of yellow for a change. The only thing ruining the image his the fact...

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Colic in Horses

Colic. It's a word that all horse owners dread, and rightfully so. Widely known as the most prevalent killer of horses worldwide, this disease can strike at any time and has claimed the lives of countless young and healthy horses. Yet there is much that can be done in...

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Horse Hoof Care: Best Technique

“No hoof, no horse”. Old and tired as the saying might be, it always applies. Most of us know to keep our horses on a regular cycle with a qualified farrier, but that's only a piece of the puzzle when it comes to caring for your horse's feet. The daily routine can...

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How Often to Deworm Horses?

Most horse owners know that internal parasites can cause all sorts of problems for your equine friend. But opinions differ wildly on how often horses should be treated for these pests – ranging from every four weeks to just twice a year. Advances in veterinary science...

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The Best Equestrian Men’s Western Boots

When it comes to having a great ride every cowboy needs a great pair of western boots. We had a team of 15 Equestrian Men test 7 pairs of cutting-edge Men's Western Boots. After over 50 hours of lunging, trudging thru mud, riding, and running thru the pastor we've...

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The Best Equestrian Light-Weight Helmets

After testing out 6 high-quality, lightweight and low-profile riding helmets for 24 days, we’ve concluded that the Best Equestrian Light-Weight Helmet is the Troxel Intrepid Helmet. The light-weight design allows for a high-quality venting system and gives you the...

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The Best Equestrian Women’s Paddock Boots

After over 30 hours of lunging, running, and riding, in 5 pairs of high-quality women’s Paddock Boots, for our champion we’ve selected the Horze Sporty Rugged Paddock Boots as the best Equestrian Women’s Paddock Boots. Stylish, durable, and versatile, these boots are...

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The Best Equestrian Women’s Tall English Boots

After over 40 hours of riding, running, and sloshing through mud, in 6 pairs of excellent women's tall English boots in all types of weather, for our champion we've selected the Horze Camden Tall Boots as the best Equestrian Women's Tall English Boots. Stylish,...

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The Best Equestrian Leather Lined Helmets

After testing out 4 beautifully crafted leather lined riding helmets over a period of 28 days, we’ve concluded that the Best Equestrian Leather Lined Helmet is the Troxel Cheyenne Western Helmet. The excellently designed leather lining gives this helmet a classy...

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The Best Equestrian Western Hat Helmets

After testing 5 of the greatest western hat inspired riding helmets over the course of 1 month for durability and design, we've concluded that the best western hat helmet is the Resistol Ride Safe Western Hat Helmet. Durable, stylish, and comfortable, the Resistol...

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The Five Best Horse Treats

If you have a horse, chances are that you love to feed him a tasty titbit. There's something so satisfying about seeing your equine friend chow down on a yummy snack. But there are do's and don'ts when it comes to feeding treats. Read on for some practical tips as...

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Four Different Types of Horse Bits and Their Uses

For thousands of years, humans have been working with horses using bits. The art of communicating with a half-ton animal by a piece of metal in its sensitive mouth is central to what riding has become. In the right hands, any bit can be gentle, and in the wrong ones,...

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The Uses of 6 Common Types of Bridles and Where to Buy Them

I always find it entertaining to watch the look on new riders' faces the first time they walk into a tack shop. Their inner horse-crazy kid always seems to win out at first; as they stare at the incredible variety of horsey equipment, their jaw drops, and their eyes...

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The Best English Dressage Horse-Saddles: Steal the Show

After weeks of vigorous dressage training and riding, testing out 10 excellent saddles our professional dressage riders came to the conclusion that the Bates Isabell Saddle is the champion. It's the most comfortable (for rider and horse), durable, and versatile...

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The Best Equine Hackamore Bridle Bits

After testing 4 Hackamore Bridle Bits and over 35 hours of riding we’ve concluded that the Best Equine Hackamore Bridle Bit is the Professionals Choice Bob Avila Mechanical Hackamore Floral. This incredible bit gives you control over your horse that parallels a 'mouth...

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The Best Horse Shampoos

We all love to give our horses a good bath, leaving them silky, shiny, and smelling nicer than ever. For some horses with skin problems, bathing is an essential part of their healthcare routine. Others have white coats that just won't lose that yellow sheen or black...

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Horse Hoof Care: Best Technique

“No hoof, no horse”. Old and tired as the saying might be, it always applies. Most of us know to keep our horses on a regular cycle with a qualified farrier, but that's only a piece of the puzzle when it comes to caring for your horse's feet. The daily routine can...

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Caring for Horses in Winter (The Four Best Tips)

Caring for Horses in Winter can be hard, in many areas, its extreme temperatures and violent weather can pose a significant problem for our equine friends. Even in milder climates, winter presents the horse owner with a completely different set of challenges than...

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4 Steps that make Bathing your Equine Friend Much Easier

Gather your cleaning supplies and get ready, Collect the necessary tools to accomplish the job properly (Press green text for our suggestions) Equine Shampoo Equine Hair Detangler Rubber Curry or Grooming Mitt Sweat Scraper Long Sturdy Hose Bucket of Water Large...

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The Best Equine Detangling Conditioner

After treating and detangling the hair of 8 different unkempt horses with 5 different high-quality equine detangling conditioners we’ve concluded that the Best Equine Detangling Conditioner is the Straight Arrow Mane N Tail Equine Detangler Spray for Horses. This...

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The Best Equine Color Enhancement Shampoo

After enhancing the colors of 20 different horses with high-quality color equine color enhancement shampoo we’ve concluded that the Best Equine Color Enhancement Shampoo is the Gallop Colour Enhancing Horse Shampoo. This shampoo is amazing, it made all of our horses...

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The Best Horse Shampoos

We all love to give our horses a good bath, leaving them silky, shiny, and smelling nicer than ever. For some horses with skin problems, bathing is an essential part of their healthcare routine. Others have white coats that just won't lose that yellow sheen or black...

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The 4 Best Fly Masks for Horses

In the hot, summer-rainfall climate where I run my stableyard, flies are a continual pest. With the yard being on the same property as a working dairy farm, our problem is worse than most; the pesky critters absolutely thrive in these conditions. But over the years...

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The Best Equine Barn Fly Tape Rolls

After applying over 20 tape rolls to various places around our horses (on sides of doors, on bug nets, on top of helmets etc) and over 2 months of research, we've concluded that the Best Equine Barn Fly Tape Roll that efficiently collects bugs is the Coburn Sticky...

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