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TIS THE SEASON, OF (THOUGHTLESS) GIVING

It’s the season of giving. Christmas wish lists have been drafted and edited for weeks, of not months by now. The time of year when anything seems possible, whether you are willing to place your faith in the white-gloved hands of an overweight, bea...
by Equine In Mind on Dec 4, 2014

BORN THIS WAY, THANKYOUVERYMUCH

Noun equestrienne (plural equestriennes) 1. a female equestrian Noun equestrian (plural equestrians) 1. an equestrian person; a horserider Adjective equestrian (comparative more equestrian, superlative most equestrian) 1. of horseback riding or horse...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 26, 2014

WHAT’S CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CLYDESDALES?

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/clydesdales-remain-budweiser-super-bowl-ad-stars-article-1.2022334   No worries, Big Fellas.  If it works out you’re “off” for the holidays, you’re always welcome at our house! &#...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 25, 2014

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT, AND AN ENGLISH TO ENGLISH LESSON

I’m proud to announce a new partnership, with Sam Hobden, and her website, “Haynet” (www.hay-net.co.uk). Sam founded the site in September of 2011, after she began blogging, and discovering there really wasn’t one central place to find other...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 20, 2014

HOSTAGE CRISIS

When I worked in the tack store, I took advantage of my discount, and purchased the one, top of the line, luxury item I could afford. Ariat field boots (retail in early 2000’s, $500). Over the years, I also wore them casually, why not? Everyone...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 13, 2014

PRO’S PERSPECTIVE: ASSISTANT RIDER AT THE SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL OF VIENNA

Admittedly, lacking a passport, does make some of these interviews logistically challenging. The silver lining to that is, any time I’ve asked a person or organization for their assistance, they’ve been tremendously gracious and forthcomi...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 5, 2014

What’s your favorite horse film?

http://www.equusfilmfestival.com The Equus Film Festival (#EFFNY) is coming to New York City on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd to highlight and award the diverse and creative efforts of those in film and advertising, who artistical...
by Equine In Mind on Nov 3, 2014

“FARMILY” PHOTO ALBUM

The show portrait. The all-important rite of passage at any major horse show. Years from now, when our memories aren’t as vivid, these photos serve as a crisp reminder, they take us back to “that day” at “that show.” For years, they were a...
by Equine In Mind on Oct 29, 2014

TROTTING DOWN MEMORY LANE

Out of nowhere, it hit me. My heart bounced up into my throat, the tears welled in my eyes, and for a moment, it was hard to breathe. I’d just driven past this very same scene twice the day before, and for whatever reason, hadn’t been effected, b...
by Equine In Mind on Oct 20, 2014

Safety Guide In Electric Horse Fencing

There was a time when livestock owners follow a general mandate: sheep and cattle are enclosed using electric wires while horses are left enclosed in wooden fences. The excuse was that horses’ eyes have poor vision, hence, it is not suitable to...
by Fix up This House on Feb 20, 2014

The Old Age Fiscal Cliff.

Okay, then let’s pretend that all of us have all the money in the world for all of our animals in any emergency. In other words, let’s pretend it’s a perfect world. Continue reading →...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 25, 2013

Buying a horse- a few things to keep in mind

Owning a horse is the ultimate dream for most horse enthusiasts. Some people wait decades for this dream to come true and when it does, it is really incredible and rewarding but also a demanding experience at the same time. A horse requires constant...
by Petanim on Nov 19, 2012

Dealing with the Common Causes of Horse Skin Disorders

Most, if not all horses, experience some sort of skin disorder during their lifetime. While you could safely ignore a patch or bald spot on your horse’s skin that seems harmless, the need for treatment will usually depend on the cause of the ab...
by Petanim on Nov 9, 2012

Seven Riding Tips For Beginners

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by Yorkie Housetraining on Oct 28, 2012

3 Top Horse Riding Tips and Tricks That You Should Know

When taking on horse riding, it is important to be ready for the ride, the speed, the gallop and the stopping. You also need to understand how a horse feels and behaves when it takes on a rider on its back. If you are new to horse riding, you need to...
by Petanim on Oct 17, 2012

Horse Care Guide

Keeping Your Horses Healthy A horse is probably the most adored of all domesticated equines. And just like any other animal, they require proper care in terms of health, nutrition, shelter, and grooming. It is more than an asset, it is a companion; a...
by Petanim on Oct 16, 2012

The Essentials Of Pony A Training For Fun Or Racing

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by Yorkie Housetraining on Aug 14, 2012

The Chief Factors That Causes Sweet Itch Outbreaks

Any equine owner who has been blighted with the scourge of Sweet Itch will dread the blossoming of Spring.  For, along with the warmer weather, all horses face the possibility of succumbing once again to the blight that is Sweet Itch and its related...
by siberian husky training site on Apr 12, 2012

The Way To Stop Your Horse From Striking Out

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by Yorkie Housetraining on Mar 8, 2012

A Number Of Approaches For Appropriate Horse Grooming

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by Yorkie Housetraining on Mar 4, 2012


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