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The Importance of Conformation When Selecting A Horse

  • First in a series of articles about basic conformation
  • Form and function - See a variety of horse types
  • Getting the right horse for your equestrian goals
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Quote of the day

A western horse has guts and commitment, an English horse has grace and elegance, but my horse has it all.Author Unknown

Today's glossary term


A soft vibrating noise made by a horse with its mouth closed. Used in greeting other horses or humans, as well as by a mare to signal the foal or a stallion when excited.

Tip of the day

Small grooming clippers ($100-$200) are preferred by professional grooms for clipping a horse's face and legs. For body clipping, large heavy-duty clippers ($200+) are required.

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