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Grooming

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ALEX: Anybody can pretty much groom a horse, and it should be a daily thing. And it’s part of keeping your horse healthy. As far as maybe going to the extent of body clipping a horse, it’s probably important to … Continue reading

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Trailers

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STEVE: What I look for when I purchase a trailer is I want to get a piece of equipment that has a reliable reputation, number one. I go over it, to make sure it’s safe inside, that it can transport … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of The Foot

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STEVE: The anatomy of the horse’s lower limb, or foot, essentially is – on the outside, you have the actual hoof wall itself. This structure right here at the juncture of the skin is called a coronary band. You can … Continue reading

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Maintaining The Foot

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ALEX: You know, proper daily care of a horse’s foot, it’s really important to do every day. One is to check the horse’s hoof to see if there’s any heat. But also, to pick their foot out. Make sure there’s … Continue reading

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Bedding

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ALEX: When deciding on a type of bedding for your horse, you should probably first take a look at your stall and what the composition is of the flooring below. Is it concrete? Is it dirt? Is it a rubber … Continue reading

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Trainer

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ALEX: Well, I think the best way to find a trainer would be, if you know the discipline or breed you want to be involved with, there are a lot of publications that trainers advertise in. Obviously word of mouth, … Continue reading

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Breaking A Horse

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ALEX: Well, breaking a horse to saddle and rider is sort of a long, step-by-step introduction for a young horse to a horse being accustomed to a saddle and bridle and being accustomed to having a weight on their back, … Continue reading

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Breeds

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STEVE: Well, a warmblood is a horse that was derived in Europe, primarily, that took into consideration the sporting events of dressage and jumping primarily and the hunters — mostly dressage and jumping. They came from a mixture of draft … Continue reading

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Observe Attitude

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STEVE: Evaluating a horse’s attitude is something you should be doing routinely anyway. Because what you see is their normal occurrence or appearance and what their normal routine is and how they respond to you and how they are in … Continue reading

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Body Score

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STEVE: I utilize a body score of a 1 to 10 scale with half points in between, meaning plus or minus. Usually just a plus, I stay on the plus only because we try to stay away from negativity in … Continue reading

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