'If you are fortunate enough to be given permission to ride on your neighbor's land,' Cerny says, 'you need to consider it a privilege.'
North American Western Dressage has taken groundwork to a new level with a system of tests that include tasks that many are already doing: leading, halting, backing, and more.
Fostering new riders is important to grow equestrian sports, and programs like the Compton Jr Equestrians offer kids the chance to take a positive path through interacting with horses.
Spring presents management challenges and opportunities on the horse farm, and there's no better time to evaluate and put together a farm improvement plan!
It started in 1989, when a compassionate woman glimpsed a gelding suffering from neglect and decided to give the animal a second chance in her backyard.
Proper care has not been provided to these horses for a long period of time resulting in their extremely poor health conditions.
When a call about a barn fire came in the middle of the night, rescue firefighters worked quickly to get 35 of the 37 horses out.
UK researchers conducted studies that revealed horses inadvertently eat the caterpillars, and the caterpillar hairs embed into the lining of the horse's alimentary tract.
The alternative of locking a horse alone in a stall or paddock is much more stressful, and allowing obesity and laminitis to occur is cruel and expensive.
Overseeding is an easy way to improve pastures since it is more economical and less labor intensive than it is to take out an entire pasture or hay field.