A truly special kind of horse walked through the Middle Eastern deserts, occasionally and deservedly resting by the fires that lit the otherwise shadowy night with their masters, who cherished them not just because of their service, but simply for their company. The Arabian Horse would soon after made their presence known, deemed as the most persuasive breed known in the history of man—thriving for a thousand years, treasured by warriors, travelers and horse-enthusiasts for their royalty and poise. Today, these horses have found their way outside of the dangerous deserts of the Middle East, a diversity of strains having been developed through differing geographies and assigned jobs. They can be seen just about anywhere globally, their undying endurance and dexterity as dazzling as ev
Paying close attention to the early signs of laminitis is crucial. What could start of as nothing may incapacitate your horse both suddenly and gradually. With the condition being painful (and if not treated ideally), horses may even require euthanasia. That is why early detection and intervention are vital. In the first part of this piece, we will talk about the symptoms that encapsulate the debilitating illness, furthermore, going into preventive measures and treatment. We will also tackle what you need to do when laminitis calls for an emergency. What to Expect In the early stages of the development of Laminitis, there may be a significant reduction in your horse’s activity. You may also see your horse leaning back to reduce weight from their front hooves. Another thing you might n
Horse riding has many benefits including health and mental development. Horses are some of the most beautiful animals on Earth and they bring so much joy. They are compassionate and loyal and have been a blessing in millions of lives. For their humans, horse riding is beneficial in many ways. 1. Physical Benefits Horse riding may not seem like it to those who don’t ride, but it is good exercise. It strengthens and tones muscles and much more. It strengthens your core – Core and posture go hand-in-hand and you need both to ride a horse. Horse riding is called an isometric exercise. This refers to the balancing on the horse and staying in in a specific position for which you need to use specific muscles that have to stay in specific positions. It tones muscles and increases flexi
A livery is a place where you can board your horse. There are different options based on the permanency and the level of care needed from the livery owners. A livery is a great place for people to board their horses if they live in the city or do not have stables of their own. Liveries are called different things and the type of livery options are also called different things in different parts of the world. The basic idea stays the same. Full livery/ Full board This type of livery involves taking care of your horse in all possible ways. This is the most expensive option and is usually only used by very busy people who have the funds to do so. A full livery means that they feed, groom, exercise, etc. your horse daily. Your horse gets a stall with the full turn-out and someone else makes ...