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10 tips: How to work with and train your youngster and be succesful

If you are lucky enough to be the owner of a youngster, there is a lot of training that...

Wellbeing: Does your horse have a healthy rolling behavior?

Rolling behavior – what is that? And why does it matter? Most of the time horses roll for pleasure when...

Equine pain face: How to spot if your horse is in pain

Do you know the expression equine pain face? When your horse is in pain and trying to show it?...

Claus Toftgaard: “Modern riding horses deserve better”

Meet a true advocate for horses - Claus Toftgaard. New impulses are constantly emerging in equestrian sports. Impulses that...

Riding in the twilight: How well can your horse see in the dark?

At the moment the days are getting longer. And maybe the sun is still kind of up when you...

Study: How does your weight affect your horse?

Article after article has been written about how much weight a horse can carry. Some consistently refer to the...

Beautiful trend: Rhythm beads for your horse

Decoration with a purpose. Many riders now have diamonds on their horse´s headband, lacquer on the gaiters and some...

Study: Why half pads underneath the saddle can be effective

Are you using a half-pad underneath the saddle when riding your horse? Reasearch indicates that this might be a good idea.

Do you pick up the poop? Why it is important to remember

You have probably heard this sentence many times: "Remember to scoop up the poop after your horse!" And with...

Guide: How to rid your horse of separation anxiety and fear of being left alone

Quite a lot of horse suffer from separation anxiety. They simply do not like to be separated from the...

9 signs to look out for: When is your horse getting old?

Do you know when your horse is old? Or getting older? It is often said that a horse can...

Study: Your horse knows you better than you think

Have you also experienced that your horse knows the dressage program almost by heart? It knows when to turn, when to stand still or at which letter...

20 fascinating facts about the horse’s tail, its anatomy and function

Many of us do not give the horse´s tail much thought. But in fact, it can tell us quite...

Veterinarian explains: Pros and cons of late and early castration

A late neutered horse goes for the mares in the field, and the gelding retains its "stallion look". These...

Training: Why it is important to have a curious horse

Do you have a curious horse? Then you might recognize the following from your training or just the daily...

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...

Injuries in the field: How does the mix of mares and geldings play in?

Maybe like us, you have always been told that mares and geldings are best kept apart. Supposedly because a...

Study: How much your horse blinks reveals its level of stress

People who lie, who are exposed to a high level of stress or pain tend to blink more. In...

9 things you and your horse might miss from the 90s and 00s

A lot has happened since we had horses in the 90s and 00s. Many of us were children and...

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...

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...

OUCH! 5 falls from the horse, which all riders have tried

We love to ride, but it does not always go as we have planned. After all, your four-legged partner...

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...

Behavior: Why do we worry so much about our horses?

We all know it: We worry about our horses – a lot. The kind of worries where the well-being...
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