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Do you love your horse? Of course, you do! That is why you are busy reading a blog post about it!
However, we'd like to know how you show your affection. You may say you do it with a gentle pat on the back, a peck or some compliments. Odds are you do all this and throw in an occasional treat now and then.
Are you feeding your horse correctly? Are you giving it a proper diet?
Most equestrians know that the best way to keep the horse healthy is by keeping two things in check- hygiene and nutrition. While many do a great job in cleaning the horse they mess up on the latter category.
From an equestrian’s point of view, horses are delicate cargo. The problem is that these beings move, fidget and are prone to flee when frightened. This is why it is suggested that horses should wear travel gear for protection.
Are the flies bugging your horse out?
Most horses get frenzied when they encounter a lone fly. The irritating insect tries everything it can to drive your horse over the edge.
Horse owners often wonder whether their horse needs protective boots. It is an essential safety equipment that protects your horse from getting injured. Muscles and bones in the lower part of leg have no natural protection. Therefore, you should choose some top quality products in order to keep its legs safe.
Every horse owner, trainer, rider and breeder knows that for horses to perform their best; they must be cleaned and groomed regularly. If you are a passionate rider and have recently purchased your first horse, this blog will be of great help to you. In this blog we are going to list the essentials to compiling a basic grooming kit for beginners.
You can’t make a list of the most beautiful animals in the world without mentioning the majestic horse. Horses are the embodiment of power, courage, loyalty and a free spirit. Horses, alongside other equine animals, have been used and domesticated for centuries. Breeders would pick out the most docile horses that could be made to do useful work and breed them amongst each other to give rise to horses that were not only docile but also relatively easy to handle.
For centuries and centuries, horses have been used for a myriad of purposes. Riding, transportation, pulling carts, plowing farm fields and various sports. Horses are one of nature’s best runners. Did you know that the fastest race horse ran at a record breaking speed of 70.76 km per hour? Right behind the Cheetah!