Channel Archives: Learn

Unusual Horses: Bashkir Curly

We're taking you around the world for a glimpse at some of the planet's rarest breeds of horse in our new video series, Unusual Horses. Watch and learn! The actual...

The Walking and Colic Thing

While I’m sort of used to it, one of the articles that I posted not so long ago generated a whole lot of controversy. It was about Colic Myths. And one...

How to Put a Cutting Horse to Bed

If you have kids or have ever worked as a babysitter, then you’re probably familiar with the pre-bedtime ritual. Books need to be read cover to cover, plus you have to...

Unusual Horses: The Exmoor

As historically British as afternoon tea, the Exmoor pony is one of nature’s great delights. Though many roam semi-feral and free, this breed is adaptable to most environments and trainable...

Unusual Horses: The Sorraia

The mystery behind the Sorraia’s origins only adds to the appeal of this striking, endangered breed. It’s widely believed the Sorraia is a descendant of the ancient wild horses of the Iberian...

The Ultimate Hoof Care Quiz

Think you know hoof care? Take this short quiz to find out! [interaction id="56cc97f5e5be274a1fe25e43"] Sources by Question: 1. American Farriers Journal, “Light vs. Dark, The Hoof Debate Rages On.” 2. The...

A Better Way to Warm Up

When I warm up before schooling a horse on the flat, I tend to do it in stages. First, if I have the opportunity (say it isn’t freezing out, or...

How to Hang Up Bridles

You would think before ever jumping into to horseback riding, one would learn the basics of horsemanship. You would think. However, we know this is not the case. We’ve all met...

Unusual Horses: Icelandic

We're taking you around the world for a glimpse at some of the planet's rarest breeds of horse in our new video series, Unusual Horses. Watch and learn! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y3vAJErEVo This...

How To Cope With Show Nerves

Dealing with anxiety at a show, or in any context for that matter, requires the effective application of certain skills. As much as many of us would love a quick...

Unusual Horses: Black Forest Draft

Unless you hail from Southwest Germany, chances are high you have never seen a Black Forest Horse in the flesh. And that's a shame because they are flat out GORGEOUS....