Why horses are so in tune with human emotion

Why horses are so in tune with human emotion Ryan Tehini, MA Anyone who has spent extended periods of time around horses will agree that they are remarkably astute at…

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AskHQ: Trot up

QuestionI have realised that I really cannot see lameness and it makes me worry that I don’t see issues with my own horses. How can I learn to get better…

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Winter warming up and cooling down

A proper warm-up and cool-down are especially important over the winter period. Low temperatures mean your horse’s body needs longer than usual to warm up to a working temperature. Warming…

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AskHQ: Appaloosa mane and tail

Q: Why do Appaloosa's tend to have thinner/shorter manes and tails than other breeds? A: Appaloosas with sparse manes and tails tend to have more of the 'original' breed in…

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AskHQ: What are the rules of showjumping?

Photography: Merlynn Trichardt Q: What are the rules of showjumping? The international governing body for most major show jumping competitions is the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), and in their rulebook…

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Big open spaces

By Kim Dimevski, SA Horse Trails Growing up learning about horses in the typical stable yard environment can give one a fairly limited education. Within these fixed confines we often…

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