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6 Things We Know To Be True About Showing Horses

No matter your discipline or breed of choice, there are several factors to show season that all equestrians have in common. Lindsay Shearman of Knollwood Farm explains.

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11 Things All Horsewomen Have In Common

Whether you ride English or western, drive or trail ride… there are a few distinct features we all share that mark us without a doubt as horsewomen. Annie Goodwin explains.

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Donkeys Are Under Threat Worldwide

Guest contributor Cathy Purdy details the plight of donkeys all over the world thanks to a rapidly-growing market for their hides, threatening to wipe out the species itself.

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Balancing the Horse: A Closer Look at Posture, Part II

Yesterday, Julie Weisz described the importance of posture in developing the horse as an athlete. Today, she’s walking us through two stationary exercises everyone can do at home to help!

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Balancing the Horse: A Closer Look at Posture, Part I

While we cannot change a horse’s basic bone structure or the length and shape of the bones in their skeleton, we can affect the development of muscles and the horse’s basic posture. Julie Weisz describes the importance of posture in developing the horse.

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6 Trainers You Might Want to Avoid

In the professional equestrian world, it takes all kinds of kinds — but there are a few types of trainers who simply might not be able to help you. Elinor Yee of “A Horse For Elinor” shares six.

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Guest Editorial: No Room For Bigotry

Historically, African-Americans have made major contributions to the horse world. So why aren’t there more people of color in equestrian sport today, from the upper levels down to the press room? Melvin Cox, founder and managing director of SportsQuest International, reminds us of our history and looks to our future.

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Chromie Is My Homie

A recent visit to California Chrome, as told by Jaclyn Johnson.

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10 More Tips For Keeping a Horse Blog

More suggestions from blogger Elinor Yee!

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Trekking in Poland: Tips For Survival

Paulina Wydra of FreeGallop speaks from experience.

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10 Tips For Keeping a Horse Blog

Blogger Elinor Yee has a few suggestions.

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Age Isn’t Just a Number: Considerations When Purchasing a Horse

There are plenty of distinct advantages and disadvantages to buying either a younger or older horse. Contributor Jillian Hill discusses a few considerations to keep in mind when horse shopping.

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Why You Should Choose the Best Trainer You Can Afford (& Maybe the One You Can’t)

Mel Harms-Grossman shares her thoughts on choosing the best trainer for your money (and more importantly, for your horse).

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