Taking a horse to his first horse show can be a stressful and worrisome experience.
If you are a fan of gaited horses, the Mangalarga Marchador might be for you.
Just three years ago an eventing team at USC Aiken was just an idea. I vividly remember attending my first equestrian meeting at USCA with “Eventing?” on the power point and that was it.
Today horse owners and riders have more technology at their hands than ever before. That technology is constantly being improved and applied to the horse world in different ways. Have you used technology to improve your riding or horse knowledge?
Wash racks make the task of bathing your horse easier – you definitely want at least one at your barn .
The immense and impressive Suffolk Punch has a rich history – it is the oldest breed of heavy horse in Britain to exist today while still closely resembling its ancestors.
Friday, May 16 2014 by Editor
Do you know what to do in the event that a rider is injured and is left unconscious? Could you recognize the signs of shock, and do you know how to treat it? If you spend time around horses, then it’s possible that you will have to help a rider in a serious situation.
Monday, May 12 2014 by Editor
In May of 1943, the first ever Royal Windsor Horse Show was held, beginning an annual tradition still in effect today. Founded by Geoffrey Cross and Count Robert Orssich, the first Royal Windsor Horse Show was part of the “Wings for Victory” effort to raise money to purchase war bombers for use during World War II. The first Royal Windsor Horse show was attended by King George VI as well as Queen Elizabeth
If you work around horses long enough, an emergency will arise. Being able to remain calm and think clearly during an emergency involving a horse is an important skill to have.
Monday, April 28 2014 by Editor
Did you know that the hunter/jumper phase of the Del Mar National Horse Show runs this week? The celebrated show, held annually at the Del Mar Fairgrounds of Del Mar, California, includes dressage, Western, and hunter/jumper events. The Del Mar National Horse Show was originally a part of the San Diego County Fair