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Equine therapist Line Østerhagen believes in equal quality treatment for people and horses

As a young girl equine therapist Line Østerhagen was fascinated by horses and dreamt of becoming a veterinarian and...

Scientists: Horses and humans have a special bond

Horses are flight and pack animals driven by instincts which they use basically to survive. It is often this biologist...

Training: How to find the correct length of your stirrups

Are you in doubt whether your stirrups have the correct length. In this article you will have an easy way to find out if your stirrups fits.

The Icelandic horse: A versatile and friendly legend

The Icelandic horse has gradually become a very popular horse breed, especially in Europe. This Nordic breed is especially...

Did you know this before you bought your first young horse?

The muzzle is gently pushing your arm. You find a treat from your pocket and look at your future best...

Equestrian safety: Falling off without getting seriously injured

How many times have your tried falling off your horse? An old saying goes, that you are only a...

Avoid excess training: Remember to give your horse a break

How good are you at remembering to give your horse a break when you train? The training of your...

Right or left? Find out which leg your horse primarily uses

Do you know if your horse is either right or left 'handed'? Otherwise you can read how to find out and work with asymmetry in this article.

New horse in the herd? How to integrate it

We all know horror stories when it comes to integrating a new horse into the herd. Many have been...

Loading horses: Just as hard as a dressage lesson

You have probably met some horses in your life who did not like being loaded onto a trailer. At different...

Perspective: How do horses see the world?

The world looks very different to horses because of their vision. Horses simply see the world differently than we...

An intuitive connection: Can your horse read your mind?

Do you know that feeling where it seems like your horse can read your mind? That it does what...

Meet the Camargue horse: It runs (almost) free in the wetlands in France

In the Rhone Delta in the south of France lives the ancient breed Camargue. A breed which is believed...

Equestrian safety: Can you ride with a concussion?

What does it feel like to get a concussion? Do you feel headaches and nausea after hitting your head?...

Foal auction: Third round of Verden Foal Spring

The starting signal has been given for the third auction of the Verden Foal Spring. A selected lot of...

Colic: What to do – and what not to do

Colic is one of the diseases most seen in the equine world, and it is never fun to stand...

6 bad habits: How to get rid of them in your dressage work

Do you have any bad habits? Perhaps you recognize the 6 we have mentioned in this article. Get good advice on how to get rid of them here.

Horses around the world: 8 of the endangered breeds

How many endangered horse breeds do you know of? There are many horses around the world. In fact, it...

“I am an ordinary rider – I just do everything without equipment”

Riding without equipment probably seem scary for most riders. But not for Lene Olesen. She almost always train her horse without equipment.

A balm with a story…

It all started with a veterinarian, a chemist (specialised in plants and essential oils) and a rider who needed...

Asymmetry: How and why you should check if your horse is symmetrical

Asymmetry or symmetry? Neither man, nor horse is completely symmetrical in the body. But any asymmetry should preferably not...

Progenus, reliable DNA analyses for your animals

Progenus is an innovative scientific Belgian company providing DNA analysis services to breeders, veterinarians and horse owners. At Progenus, you...

Tiniest breed in the world: Falabella is 100 % horse

The Falabella is the world's tiniest horse breed. It measures about 65-75 cm. It is known for its gentle,...

Expert: Equestrian mindset is as important as riding technique

Have you ever learned a new technique in your riding and found your nerves around it prevented you doing...
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