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
Show season is upon us, and now is the time to prepare yourself and your horse. While you’re probably used to many aspects of show day preparation like cleaning tack and braiding, there are a few preparations that are less standard, but just as important. Check the Show Rulebook Before you start packing up to head off to the show, check the rulebook to make sure that you and your horse will be legal in the competition
The Exmoor pony, rooted in history possibly dating back to as early as 400 BC, still roams freely in the British Isles today. But the breed’s numbers are critically low – less than 300 breeding mares are in existence – putting it at risk for extinction
Friday, April 04 2014 by Editor
As spring arrives, you’ll want to take advantage of the good weather and maximize the amount of time that you have available to ride.
As the ground thaws and the world comes alive with Spring, it’s time to de-clutter the barn , fix a few things that were damaged over the winter, and get ready for a busy season. This month we’ll brainstorm storage solutions for a safer, cleaner, and more organized barn. 1.
Have you ever heard of the Florida Cracker Horse? If not, perhaps you’ve heard of the Seminole Pony, the Florida Cow Pony, or the Chickasaw Pony. The Florida Cracker horse goes by all of these names and originates from – you guessed it – Florida, USA.
Riding can be frustrating in the winter weather. Poor riding conditions like frozen footing or brutally cold temperatures can make rides unpleasant and limit the amount of work that we can do with our horses. Whether or not you are lucky enough to have a barn with an indoor arena , it is important to take advantage of all of the saddle time that you can get during the winter.
Are you planning out the shows that you will include in your 2014 show season?
Characterized by the striking profile of its head, the Campolina originates from Brazil and has existed for just under two centuries. These beautiful horses are the combination of many popular breeds , including the Clydesdale, American Saddle Horse, and Holsteiner. History The Campolina breed was created by Brazilian farmer Cassiano Campolina
Top athletes always stretch before working out or competing . Your horse can benefit from the same routine