Marcella Gruchalak

Marcella Gruchalak

Losing and Gaining Confidence: Dealing With Unpredictable Situations

When dealing with the unexpected leads to a scary situation with your horse, getting your confidence back can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to move forward from a negative, unpredictable ride.

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Marcella Gruchalak

Reader Photo Challenge: Farriers

Enjoy these seven photos of farriers hard at work, keeping our horses happy and healthy!

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Tuesday Video: 10/10 Tumbling

You couldn’t recreate this fall if you tried!

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Mythbuster Monday: Horses Don’t Remember Previous Pasture Mates or Owners

On Mythbuster Monday, we tackle a variety of equestrian myths to either bust or confirm. Today’s discussion: Do horses remember previous pasture mates and owners after being separated from them?

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Losing and Gaining Confidence: Frequently Losing or Having Negative Experiences

After a number of bad rides and being slaughtered in the show pen, how does one even begin to rebuild the confidence they’ve lost in the process?

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Holiday Horse Names: Independence Day Quarter Horses

Happy Independence Day, Horse Nation. Today, we’re celebrating by highlighting some Quarter Horses with Independence Day-themed registered names. Check them out below:

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Tuesday Video: Take Your Kid to Work Day

The show is great, but the foals make it that much better!

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Losing and Gaining Confidence: Losing a Trusted Equine Partner

“Just the thought of losing my heart horse is enough to make me sad. There’s always that one horse that feels like home when you swing a leg over it — the one that you feel safe riding no matter the circumstance. But what do you do when you don’t have that horse anymore?”

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Tuesday Video: Rick Ross’s Horses

Rick Ross’s horses are eating in style!

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Mythbuster Monday: Walking Out Is the Most Effective Cool Down Method

On Mythbuster Monday, we tackle a variety of equestrian myths to either bust or confirm. Today’s discussion: Is walking a horse after work the most effective cool down method?

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Losing and Gaining Confidence: Taking a Fall

“We’ve all been there. The experience of losing confidence … sucks. But, if you keep putting yourself in the right situations and state of mind, the confidence does come back.”

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Reader Photo Challenge: Equine Dads

Enjoy these five photos of dads posing with equines!

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Tuesday Video: Jockey in Training

This kid is going to be highly successful on the track!

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Holiday Horse Names: Father’s Day Quarter Horses

Happy Father’s Day, Horse Nation. Today, we’re celebrating by highlighting some Quarter Horses with Father’s Day-themed registered names.

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Tuesday Video: Did Not Understand the Assignment

This barrel horse says he’s ready for a new career in jumping!

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Mythbuster Monday: Irritated Udders Can Cause Mares to Rub Their Tails

On Mythbuster Monday, we tackle a variety of equestrian myths to either bust or confirm. Today’s discussion: Do

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Marcella Gruchalak

I Spy Horses: Redefined Heirlooms

During my adventures and travels I always take photos of the horse-related items I see along the way.

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Marcella Gruchalak

Reader Photo Challenge: First Horse

Enjoy these six photos of our readers’ first horses!

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Tuesday Video: Learning to Fall

They need a camp like this for adults!

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Holiday Horse Names: Memorial Day Quarter Horses

It’s Memorial Day, Horse Nation. Today, we’re recognizing the day by highlighting some Quarter Horses with Memorial Day-themed

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I Spy Horses: Mystique Moon Antiques & Artisans

During my adventures and travels I always take photos of the horse-related items I see along the way.

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