The best way to clean your rope bitless bridles or rope halters is actually in the washing machine! You can also use this method to clean most other types of synthetic tack such as biothane or nylon halters, girths, reins and breastplates. All you need are some pillowcases with string ties or mesh bags that you […]
Feeding horses is both an art and science so Carol Layton of Balanced Equine explains how common mineral deficiencies can be solved with Balanced Equine Minerals available in our store here. In this video presentation, Carol looks at two common horse nutrition problems: Faded or sunbleached coats, and dry cracked hooves.
There is something especially engaging about seeing healthy horses running free, alert, ears forward, nostrils flared, moving across the ground with ease, displaying exceptional agility, control and power. This article is an original work that advances our understanding of equine respiration and breathlessness. The authors, David J. Mellor * and Ngaio J. Beausoleil, bring an invigorating new […]
Do you ever find yourself wondering whether it would be worth trying a bitless bridle? Although riding with a bit is often required by the competitions and clubs a rider is involved in, there are times when trying something different could have real benefits beyond being fashionable. With a good range of bitless options available […]
I’m always working towards improving the LightRider products and a chinstrap cover is the latest update. This neoprene cover helps keep the buckle more secure, and your horse even more comfortable. You can use it with the smooth or textured side facing out, and it’s weight assists the chinstrap to release and return to neutral (when light reins are also used). Neoprene was chosen […]
Seedy toe (also called white line disease) used to be the one on-going issue all my horses had many years ago. That was before I refined their diet and introduced a balanced custom mineral mix which changed everything. In the process of healing their hooves, I discovered there is a quick fix to kick-start the healing, but […]