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Jumping My Polo Horse Bareback
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This video shows myself and my Polo horse simply being ourselves and having a great time! Everything in this video is bareback, it is a complete no saddle zone! The only tack used is always either a bridle or a halter an ...
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First Attempt at Pony Sledding Video
1st Apr 2021   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Do you have snow left. Winter isnít over for many of us, and that means there is still time to try a new winter sport. And, just maybe you know of a small pony that isnít busy. Just grab a harness and a sled and go dashing through the snow! Hereís one example of how not to try p ...
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Horse Skiing Over Manure Pile
18th Mar 2021   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Winter feels long, especially for those of us still in lockdown and we need interesting ways to fill the time. So why not dig up those old downhill skis and dust off that old driving harness? ...
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PonyBox Oldest Barns
22nd Mar 2020   |   Ponybox News   |   Winniefield Park
The Ponybox game foaled in 2001 and since then there have been a lot of changes. Servers have crashed, the rules have evolved. And many of the oldest barns have disappeared, or morphed into newer establishments as the game has changed. That makes it hard to identify the absolutel ...
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Top Five PonyBox Jumpers of All Time
16th Nov 2019   |   Ponybox News   |   Winniefield Park
Some records have faded into ancient history and new ones are being set. Since the update, new generations of horses are jumping their way to the top ranks, accruing jumpoff success and impressive winnings. Here are the top five current high jumpers. ...
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Winter 2019 Hay Shortage
27th Oct 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Just a few months after the harvest of the 2019 crop, and many months before the first hay crops of 2020 are brought in horse owners in western Canada are running into shortages. While other areas have struggled with drought, some areas received above average rain that made it di ...
Making Winter More Bearable
4th Jan 2019   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Winter has arrived and if youíre a horse owner, you may feel like everything you do to look after your horse takes twice as long, and the time you have to enjoy your horse has been cut in half - if it happens at all. There is not much we can do about the weather. But we can do a ...
Favorite Horse Gear
12th Apr 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
When it comes to horse equipment, Iím a bit of a minimalist. I wonít buy or keep anything I donít need. I think it comes from seeing other peopleís tack rooms and back porches stuffed with dusty tack they donít use. So I tend to keep and use only things that I really like, or tha ...
Spring is Dirty
28th Mar 2018   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Spring seems to have arrived early where I live. Iím not fooled. Just because the snowdrops are poking their heads up and the robins have returned doesnít mean winter is over. The horse ownerís sure sign of spring is stroking your horse and ending up with a mitten covered in shed ...
West Palm Beach Winter Equestrian Festival
25th Mar 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Ever wondered where the rich and famous go to play with their horses? Me neither. But, I have always taken for granted that Lexington, Kentucky was the horse capital of North America. Turns out I may be wrong. Many would argue that Wellington, Florida is the real capital. And tha ...
Winter Equestrian Games
19th Feb 2018   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The Winter Olympics are underway and thereís not much for an equestrian sports fan to get excited about. Maybe we need the alternate Winter Olympic events for horse owners to give us something to cheer about. You may have witnessed or participated in some of these events. So itís ...
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Donkey Facts
17th Nov 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There are lots of donkey breeds, each with their own characteristics. Of the over 150 different breeds, we here in North America are probably most familiar with the American Mammoth Jack, often crossed with horses to produce a large draft type mule or riding mule, and Miniature D ...
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Should Kids Ride Stallions
14th Nov 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Should youth riders ride stallions? I think it depends on the situation. There are probably situations where it will work, and many where it definitely will not. ...
City Horse Riding
6th Nov 2017   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Do you want to go riding? Do you think that you have to travel out to the countryside? Maybe not. Depending on where you live, you may be able to hop on the subway to get to a stable. Many cities have riding academies or stables within their boundaries. Here are just a few of the ...
Equine Sickness by the Season
20th Jun 2017   |   Equine Disease and Prevention   |   Winniefield Park
Each season brings with it a change in how we look after our horses. And each season brings with it problems we must watch for, and things we can let our guard down about. No sense in worrying about Lyme Disease in January when the snow covers the grass, but winter means we might ...
Top Ten Similarities Between Your Horse and the Easter Bunny
22nd Apr 2017   |   General   |   Polo the Weirdo
With Easter just around the corner, we all have a lot of questions in our minds. How many Easter Eggs will I get? Where will they be hiding? Where can I hide them where my siblings can never, ever (ever) find them? Did we really find all the eggs from last year, and if I find one ...
Winter Horse Tips
15th Nov 2016   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Colder weather means your horse will require a bit more energy to keep warm. Remember, all that fiber digesting helps stoke your horseís internal furnace. However, if the colder weather means your horse is going to be doing less work, you might have to cut back on its feed so it ...
Equestrian Sports in the Olympics
25th May 2016   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Over the history of the modern Olympics, several sports have gone by the wayside. Of the three that were part of the first modern Olympics, only show jumping remains. Polo made a brief appearance, but like modern day decathlon, it was not considered an equestrian sport, just a te ...
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Stay Motivated for Winter Riding
31st Jan 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Winter has arrived. Finally. Weíve been waiting for it, all the while enjoying relatively mild weather with no snow. Our fall riding season was nicely extended, making us want to get in as many rides as we could, knowing the end was coming. But how to keep up the momentum once th ...
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Surviving The Winter
5th Jan 2016   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
I was chatting with my dogís vet recently, and although she is a small animal veterinarian, she also has a stable full of horses. She was asking what I did in the winter and did I ride much. I told her I did ride in the arena on the mild days, but I also downhill ski and snowshoe ...
Winter Hoof Cracks and Care
3rd Jan 2016   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
Ice and frozen ground can leave your horseís hooves ragged and even cracked. Rough edges can be smoothed out the next time your farrier visits and really arenít a concern. But cracks are a bit trickier. Your horseís hooves grow about about an inch per month (slower in winter) and ...
Horse Stories of 2015 [Video]
29th Dec 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
There have been a lot of great horse stories in 2015. Some captured the publicís imagination, others simply left many of us shaking our heads. Hereís a look at some of the horse headlines from 2015. ...
Winter Equine Weight Loss
28th Dec 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
About this time of year, my horse starts to put on weight. There are a few reasons for this. Her work load lightens, although itís not very strenuous to begin with. The bugs are gone, which means thereís less pacing and swishing to evade them. And, the weather is cooler, but not ...
Looking For the Worlds Oldest Horse Show
22nd Aug 2015   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
Olympic Equestrian competition has been a tradition since 1912, although it was part of the very first Summer Olympics in 1900. The ancient Olympics began in about 776 BC and were held every four years until about 394 AD. But that tradition of the modern Olympics with a run of ov ...
How To Extend And Preserve Your Hay Storage
19th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Itís a long way to haying season, when the next crop will be ready. So what if you donít have enough hay to see you through to early summer? Here are a few things you can do to extend and preserve your hay store. ...
Towing a Toboggan Behind a Horse
9th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Where I live, there is a foot of snow on the ground right now. This means that outdoor riding is limited. I have the luxury of riding indoors now, but it hasn't always been that way. When I was growing up, we had a choice of wading through the snow if we wanted to ride, or waitin ...
Horse Lice Infestation in the Winter Months
1st Feb 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Winniefield Park
There are a few skin problems that horse owners deal with more commonly in the winter months than in summer. One of the more disturbing problems is lice. Call it lousiness, lice, louse infestation, Haematopinus Asin or Amalinia Equi, these little chewing and blood sucking creepy ...
A Few Of My Favorite Winter Horse Things
16th Jan 2015   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
On the North American side of the earth, the weather is now frigid and making riding uncomfortable. Hereís a few things Iíve acquired that make winter riding a bit more bearable. ...
The Perils of the Pasture Potato
9th Nov 2014   |   General   |   Winniefield Park
Pasture potatoes tend to be more prone to sand colic. Horses pick up a lot of sand and grit when they eat. Ideally, it should pass on through. In active horses, it usually does. But because the pasture potato rarely travels out of a walk, the intestinal tract doesnít get the shak ...
Is Eventing Really Too Dangerous
13th Jul 2014   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The eventing world has again attracted some unwanted attention following the unfortunate deaths of two top riders on one day. Thirty-year-old Canadian Jordan McDonald died after falling during an event in Somerset. Twenty-five year-old German rider Benjamin Winter was killed duri ...
Equestrian Sports Set To Make Comeback In Next Winter Olympics
21st Feb 2014   |   Shows and Events   |   Winniefield Park
The winter Olympics are over, and truthfully, it's a bit disappointing that there was really nothing for the equestrian crowd, except Russia's brief nod to the horse during the opening ceremonies. Over the years, a few equestrian sports have been tried. Ski-joering was a demonstr ...
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