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Throwing of head. Acting up under saddle. Unusual head movements. Tilting of head while eating or riding. Bit discomfort. Unable to stay in frame when riding. Dropping or losing grain. Undigested food in manure. What happens if you dont float a horses teeth? It is important, however, not to over-floatRead More →

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A gray horse (or grey horse) has a coat color characterized by progressive depigmentation of the colored hairs of the coat. … As they age, some gray horses, particularly those heterozygous for the gray gene, may develop pigmented speckles in addition to a white coat, a pattern colloquially called aRead More →

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Remaining correctly at the Horse-riding Stance for two minutes is quite an achievement. Most people cannot remain for half a minute. But you should aim at five minutes, which is the minimum requirement for a reasonable attainment in this stance training. You must progress gradually. What is the point ofRead More →

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Horses buck when energetic and playful, mad, annoyed, or in pain; they also kick up their heels to avoid work or situations they don’t like. If your horses’ bucking is not related to pain, you need to hone your riding skills, have patience, and be firm. Many people shopping forRead More →

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A quick look at the history books reveals that the first equestrian sporting contest dates back to 682 BC with a four-horse chariot race during the 25th Olympiad in Greece. … By 1912, the Olympic Games had added the equestrian sports of show jumping, dressage, and eventing, to the line-up,Read More →

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High on the list of activities doctors recommend avoiding while pregnant is horseback riding (along with downhill skiing, ice hockey and cycling.) “In general I tell people if they’re excellent horseback riders and are just walking around on the horse, they can continue up to 12 weeks,” says OBGYN KayRead More →

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Horses usually stomp when there is something irritating their skin, usually on the lower limbs. The most common cause is insects, but irritating substances placed on the skin, or generalized pain can cause this behavior too. … Horses will also stomp their feet when they are bored, impatient or annoyed.Read More →