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Another barrel racing pic. It was awesome seeing the sprinting power of these Quarter Horses in action. Western isn't a hugely popular sport in New Zealand and it's spectacularly different to watching...
Another barrel racing pic. It was awesome seeing the sprinting power of these Quarter Horses in action. Western isn't a hugely popular sport in New Zealand and it's spectacularly different to watching...
A little different kind of shot, focusing on the bokeh sunset light behind the lovely grey nose of an old retired broodmare....
A little different kind of shot, focusing on the bokeh sunset light behind the lovely grey nose of an old retired broodmare....
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Retraining a Racehorse – Moonfire – First Show Of The Year
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With 2010 well behind us, the time soon arose for Moony to make his 2011 debut – heading off for his first show of the year on the morning of 5 February 2011. He loaded without a problem, and arrived at the show safe ...
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How to Give a Horse as a Present
18th Dec 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Do you know someone who is getting a horse or pony for Christmas or birthday? Horses are notoriously hard to wrap and put under the tree. They often rip the paper and they rarely stay still, which endangers all the other gifts. Of course, all the considerations about time, money ...
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The Shagya Arabian
15th Dec 2018   |   Breeds   |   Winniefield Park
Development of the breed began in the late 1700s with an edict from the monarchy to found the Babolna stud not far from the city of Budapest. The goal was to produce cavalry horses and to improve other breeds as well as provide high quality horses for the aristocracy. ...
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Awards For Horses
14th Dec 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Winniefield Park
In many countries November is the month to mark Armistice, Remembrance or Memorial Day. No matter what it’s called, it’s a time to reflect on and honor those who sacrificed to maintain our freedom. Services and events are often attended by veterans in full dress uniform, heavy wi ...
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Equine Mange Mites
11th Dec 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Mange is a skin condition caused by mites. There is actually a few different types of mange, each caused by a specific type of mange that may affect certain areas of the horse’s body. Some are more rare than others. Sarcoptic mange is uncommon, but if the mites that cause it it t ...
Red Dead Redemption Horse Review
8th Dec 2018   |   Sim Horse Games   |   Winniefield Park
Something that keeps showing up in my newsfeed lately is content about something called Red Dead Redemption 2. And at first glance it seems that horses factor big in this something. So, I decided to find out more. ...
Horse News
5th Dec 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Bodybuilders taking horse drugs, the carriage trade takes another hit, and once again we learn not to drink and ride. Here’s what’s been showing up on my news feeds lately. ...
Horse Saddles Around the World
2nd Dec 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Winniefield Park
We almost see the evolution of the saddle all over again once the Native People of North American started riding horses. We often see images of riders riding their horses without saddles. But saddles were used, with some influences from the Spanish saddles. ...
Equine Polydactylism
1st Dec 2018   |   Horse Anatomy   |   Winniefield Park
In horses the extra appendage is called a supernumerary digit, and it grows off the splint bone on both front or hind legs. There may be four supernumerary digits, there may be only one, or a partial digit. The splint bone is a small bone that runs alongside of the canon bones. T ...
Jobs on Horseback
28th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Have you ever dreamed of spending all day riding horses? There are a few jobs out there that might suit you. Whatever career on horse back you pursue, be prepared to work long hard hours, and some aspects of these are decidedly unglamorous. But, if you’re prepared to spend long h ...
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Adult Rider Reality
25th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
As a child and junior rider, I remember looking up to the adults with awe and envy. I remember thinking how lucky they are to be able to do everything the way they want, go to shows on their own, buy whatever tack they want, and whichever and however many horses they could possib ...
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2018 Christmas Horse Toys
23rd Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Was it last year that the top toy, Hatchimals, disappointed children everywhere? This year’s top toy is similar, but instead of hatching and then doing nothing, you can groom its tangles out and let it languish on a shelf. ...
Learning The Why of Horses
21st Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There is so much to learn about horses. Truly, you could spend your whole life studying them and still need a few more lives to cover even a fraction. For example here are a few questions that start with why... ...
Heroism and Bravery Among the Flames
18th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
In North America at least, stories from the California fires are dominating news feed. With dozens of human fatalities and many more missing and unaccounted for, thousands of homes and other buildings burned and over 200,000 acres destroyed, there are fears that more will be lost ...
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Horns on Horses
13th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
It seems that in the scientific community there is some agreement that the reason horses never evolved with horns is that they didn’t need them. They instead developed long legs and hard hooves and hair-trigger reactions to outrun predators. That makes me wonder why some animals ...
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You Might Have Eaten a Horse
10th Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
A study by researchers from Guelph University shows that there could be horsemeat in some Canadian sausage. Of the 100 sausages tested undeclared horse meat showed up in one sample that was supposed to be 100% pork. ...
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Common Horse Show Problems
7th Nov 2018   |   Horse Training   |   Winniefield Park
Horse shows tend to be where we are both at our worst and our best. And at schooling shows and smaller open shows, you see a very wide range of riding skills. So you get kids bumping around on ponies to experienced competitors bringing out a green horse for the last bit of exposu ...
Weird Horse News
3rd Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The clip of the horse galloping through a cafe in Chantilly France has gone viral, even showing up on the evening TV news. The horse escaped a nearby racetrack and lost its rider before galloping down a road and negotiating a traffic roundabout. ...
Daylight Savings Time with Horses
1st Nov 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
The switch back to regular time is upon us again and we put our clocks back an hour. Daylight Savings Time was invented by some idiot intent on ensuring that we spend a week or two every autumn feeling like we’ve been dipped in slow drying glue. The story goes that he was out rid ...
Celebrate Halloween with Your Horse
28th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
October 31st is Halloween, and it marks the start of the three scariest days of the year. November 1st is All Saints Day and November 2nd is All Souls Day. Depending on what part of the world you live, you might only observe one or all of these special spooky days. ...
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Types of Horse Wormers
26th Oct 2018   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
We know that part of a good horse care includes developing our own deworming program. Gastrointestinal parasites, commonly called worms, can cause big health problems for your horse if they get out of hand. ...
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Transport of Live Horses For Slaughter
21st Oct 2018   |   Horse Rescue and Abuse   |   Winniefield Park
Earlier in 2018 the rules governing the horse slaughter industry in Canada changed and at the time some speculated that it would be dealt a crippling blow. The changes came about because of the European Union’s requirements that any horse intended for meat must be proven drug fre ...
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Losing Horse Shoes
19th Oct 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
The decision to put shoes on your horse isn’t something you should take lightly. Most horses don’t need shoes and putting shoes on can sometimes cause problems if the job isn’t done right. But if, in consultation with your farrier, or perhaps even your veterinarian, you’ve decide ...
California Wild Roundup Horses To Sell For One Dollar
14th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Animal rights activists are angered after the U.S. Forest Service, a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that looks after the national forests and grasslands, began the roundup of about 1000 wild horses. The horses are being taken from the Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Hor ...
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Do Not Do This To Your Helmet
12th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Each time we ride, our helmet is protecting our heads. To make sure we get the optimum protection throughout its lifespan, we need to give it a little respect. Helmets don’t take much maintenance, but there are some things you shouldn't do to your helmet. ...
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Saddle Fit Nightmares
7th Oct 2018   |   Horse Tack   |   Winniefield Park
We know that you should ride your horse in a saddle that fits it properly. An ill-fitting saddle can cause all sorts of physical and behavioural problems. But some horses are more difficult to fit than others. ...
Algae In Water Troughs
4th Oct 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
But there is one kind of algae that is harmful to all mammals, including horses. It’s called blue-green algae and it is likely to be found in ponds and slow moving streams. Even once this type of algae has dried up, say along an evaporated pond or a stream that has receded from i ...
Show Jumping Refresher
29th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Unlike a lot of sports like dressage, figure skating and gymnastics, the scoring in show jumping is fairly non-subjective. A horse either knocks down a rail or doesn’t. Refusals and falls are very well defined and scores aren’t influenced by anyone’s opinion. Scoring is based on ...
Buy A Police Horse
26th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Previously, the RCMP held their auction every other year. But it has been three years since the last auction and about forty horses are being offered. Online bidding has been open since mid-August for the police foundation auction, but the live public auction will occur mid-Octob ...
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Blame it On the Hunter Show
24th Sep 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Now I am not complaining, but observing. Hunter shows are very popular. They can be a lot of fun and are a great learning experience. They’re also a bit safer than jumpers or eventers. But, where I am from the pacing of the show is so slow you could easily have a nap between your ...
Horse News and Events
22nd Sep 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
For the first time, mules have been allowed to compete in dressage in Great Britain. And for the first time, a mule, a former rescue, won his event at a British dressage show. The ruling is now changed to allow any offspring of a horse mare to compete. ...
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