Monday March 10, 2014
The Olympics and the upcoming WEG showcase the glamor and excitement of equestrian events to a larger audience than would normally experience them. This is sure to generate a lot of interest in horseback riding, and inspire a lot of people to try riding for the first time. It may also have many wondering just how you move up into the level of riding required to compete in events like the WEG and the Olympics. Many world class equestrians got their start in Young Riders Programs. Find out what Young Riders Programs are and how they can help you achieve a high level of equestrianism. (Photo: 2008 K. Blocksdorf )
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Friday March 7, 2014
Even if you ride English neck reining is a handy skill to learn and teach your horse. With one hand controlling the reins, your other hand will be free to open gate latches, pick an apple or perhaps learn to handle a rope. Learn to Neck Rein
will help you learn the basics of neck reining.
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Tuesday March 4, 2014
Do you know what it takes to keep a horse healthy and safe?
Photo 2007 K. Blocksdorf Are You Ready For Horse Ownership
tests your knowledge. And don't worry, you don't have to go far to find the answers for this quiz. Everything you'll need to know is found within the articles of this site!
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Monday March 3, 2014
This young Standardbred was too slow to race in harness on the track. Most people think of American Standardbreds as racehorses. They can be ridden too, and their experience and training can make the transition easier. Read about the history, characteristics and uses of the American Standardbred as you Meet the American Standardbred
. Photo 2006 K. Blocksdorf
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