If you’re tired of having non-horsey neighbors, an equestrian community can solve that issue. But before you look into moving in, you’ll want to consider the pros and cons of life in an equestrian community.
Welcome to “For the Love of Horses” a blog from Keith Dane , vice president of equine protection at The Humane Society of the United States. Like you, we at The HSUS love horses—and we celebrate the special bond we all share with them. We’re dedicated to protecting equines from abuse, abandonment, slaughter and other forms of cruelty, and work to achieve this goal by guiding and transforming public policy, assisting law enforcement with rescues and investigations, and educating the horse-owning public about responsible care and stewardship.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 by Editor
Devon, PA (August 5, 2014) – Each year, the Dressage at Devon Breed Show hosts hundreds of well-bred colts and fillies.
Carrying proper weight in your heels is the foundation to a secure seat when riding, but many riders struggle with getting their heels down deeply enough. If you’d like to be able to drop your heels down further while in the saddle, we’ve got some great exercises you can try. Check for Proper Leg Alignment and Stirrup Length If you’re riding with an improper leg position, dropping your heels down will be difficult.
Jake Miller, AJR and Sabrina Carpenter to join Fifth Harmony at Tween Brands Concert at The Classic Presented by Justice & Brothers:
Monday, August 11 2014 by Editor
Tickets on sale for The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day Presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Ohio’s camouflage-wearing and greasepaint covered “Millertary” can officially rejoice. Jake Miller, indie pop sensation AJR and singer/songwriter and star of Disney Channel’s hit show Girl Meets World , Sabrina Carpenter will join Fifth Harmony as performers in the Tween Brands Concert at The Classic, presented by Justice & Brothers
Is your horse’s topline lacking? A good topline both improves a horse’s appearance and makes it easier for him to carry himself properly. If you’re looking to develop and strengthen your horse’s topline, these exercises can help you do that.
“Dreamer” by Barbara Wright Get your cameras ready for Sidelines Magazine’s amateur photo contest! Send us your equestrian-themed photograph for a chance to win a beautiful canvas print from artist Barbara Wright called “Dreamer.” The winner will also have their photo published in Sidelines Magazine . In addition to the overall winner, selected honorable mentions will also be featured in the magazine. All entrants will also receive a free digital subscription to Sidelines Magazine
Are you envious of other horses at your barn with long, full tails? While some horses and breeds are genetically predisposed to having thinner tails than others, there are a number of ways you can encourage fuller, healthier tail growth on your horse. Start With Nutrition The quality of your horse’s coat and his tail hair are closely linked to his health and nutrition.
If you have a horse who “gets fat on air” in your barn , then you are well acquainted with the “easy keeper.” Making sure that your easy keeper stays at a healthy weight can become a particular challenge during the summer, when pastures are lush. Need some help? Here are some ideas
Do you have a special routine for your horse each time you come home from a show? Horse shows take a lot out of our horses, both physically and mentally