Vaccination schedules and strategies are important to the efficacy and safety of administering them. Remember, no vaccine is “one size fits all.” Universal equestrian vaccination recommendations are virtually impossible to make, depending on several
While your horse might not be as active as she was in her prime, she still has a lot of life to live. One of the ways you can ensure that your horse doesn’t survive, but thrives is to create an exercise regime with the help of your local equine vet.
A Horse’s Laugh?
Have you ever stood near a horse and felt self-conscious because you thought it was laughing at you? Turns out, he’s not. He’s actually trying to determine if you smell bad. Horses use a special smelling technique called the flehma
Horses that are older than 6 years are already adults, and will make a good first horse, for beginners, since they are capable of the amount of patience, knowledge and experience that you will be needing.
You’ve been studying up on what your horse eats, how to train him, etc, but you may have forgotten to learn about the way he sleeps. It’s not something you’d automatically think about, but horse’s sleeping habits are very different from humans.
The halter is a piece of headgear you’ll use to lead and hold your horse. The most durable halters are made of leather, however, rope and nylon options still work well. Rope halters can be made or ordered by you.
Buying your first horse is very exciting, but try not to get so excited that you buy the wrong one. This is an animal you will be building a lasting relationship with, not a dessert that you ‘re ok to regret later because you impulse ate.