A neck rope or cordeo is essentially the same type of equipment with variations in material and the way it’s used according to riding style. It’s is an ideal tool to teach you and your horse refined communication. It helps you to use your mind, body, and legs before your hands, and your horse learns […]
To celebrate all Non-Ridden Equines, the weekend of May 1st and 2nd is being promoted Internationally.
Horse lovers are encouraged to visit the Non-Ridden Equine UK website for ideas on how to enjoy your horses, ponies, donkeys, or mules this coming weekend – or on any weekend for that matter!
Thank You For Your Loyalty, Your Support and, For Your Love of Horses. My gift to you… From Cynthia Cooper A little mantra I made to help us stay present in 2021. PS: You can print this image by clicking on it to open a PDF.
A Holistic Veterinary perspective on health and healing. The equine world would be a better place if this 250-page color-filled hardbound book was on every horse owner’s bookshelf. Insight to Equus is just that – looking in detail at what a horse really is: part of a herd, constantly grazing on low-value grasses, herbs, and […]
Tying a horse safely is a basic horsemanship skill, but there’s more to it than fastening your rope around the handiest object. Here are some important tips on what to do, and what to avoid. Do’s for Tying Horses Use a long enough rope (10 to 12 feet is standard) in good condition. A good […]
By Cynthia Cooper What is a self-trimming horse? They aren’t trained to use farrier tools on themselves that’s for sure! A self-trimming horse is a barefoot horse that wears their hooves naturally, without the intervention of tools to maintain soundness and good hoof function. All wild horses are self-trimming with their hooves varying according to […]