To use Coolcore® blankets and neck wraps when wet, simply wet it, wring out excess water, and snap it in the air to initiate the rapid cooling process. The patented Hyper Evaporative Cooling process will cool up to 30% below skin temperature effectively keeping your horse cool on even the hottest days
Teaching a young horse to tie from the start of halter breaking is easiest, but an older horse may also benefit from starting at the basics of learning to tie. Learning to tie successfully will play a huge roll in a horse’s life and impact how they handle a wide variety of situations.
Are horses dangerous? Haley Wright of Wright Direction Horsemanship examines horse behavior, and offers several tips to help keep riders and handlers safe around horses.
English, eventing, and dressage disciplines are several examples where a back cinch is not needed (and for these specifically, not even an option). Other events where riders may choose to opt out of having a back cinch can include barrel racing, reining, trail riding, and western pleasure.
When it comes to working with our horses and building up their confidence, ponying can be a great way to work toward those goals. From leading a pack horse with a job to do, to simply getting a young horse more experience and handle, ponying is a great way to help in our horsemanship journey.
We often come across obstacles in our pathways when we are riding our horses. Whether out on the trail or working with something in the arena, it is very important that you can “take the reins” and lead your horse where you need them to go. Read along as professional horseman Richard Winters describes how to be the leader your horse needs.
Christmas is right around the corner! If you want to add some extra “wow” to your gift for the horse lover in your life, check out some of the ideas below!
With winter weather approaching fast, you may be wondering, should I blanket my horse? Now, the blanket debate is huge in the horse industry, but as any professional horseman will tell you, there are benefits to both and the decision should be made based on several factors.