There’s something special about life with horses. Here’s where we share stories of beloved horses, exotic breeds, exciting equestrian travels and all the ways horses enrich our lives.
Study finds that therapeutic riding significantly decreases PTSD symptoms in veterans.
Ten women. A comfortable ranch setting in Arizona. Lots of horses. It was the perfect formula for a memorable weekend retreat. What made it unusual was that the attendees all hoped to resolve personal issues and find healing through horses with the help of ranch owner Melisa Pearce.
Altering tail carriage for the show ring is alarmingly widespread, and the effects on a horse’s health can be devastating. It is well past time we worked to stop this practice and other cosmetic procedures affecting the tail.
Every horse person knows that our equine friends have the ability to make us feel better, no matter the cause of our mental anguish. As teenagers we shed tears into our horses’ manes, and as adults we ponder problems on long, quiet rides or while wielding a brush to bring out the shine on our BFF’s coat.
Some simple management measures can help reduce your horse’s risk of colic, ulcers and other tummy trouble.