Learn About Stable Vices and Handling Problems
Horses That Balk
It may seem like your horse is just being stubborn, but there may be a different reason for balking. Learn what causes balking and how you can overcome this problem.
Learn about the characteristics, causes and cures of weaving, a common stable vice in horses and ponies.
Catching a Hard to Catch Horse
Learn how to solve the problem of catching a horse that runs away when it sees you coming.
Stall Walking and How to Cope With It
This profile describes stall walking, why horses stall walk, and what can be done to prevent stall walking. Also known as box walking and fence walking, learn about this common vice.
Solving Trailer Loading Problems
Learn how to train your horse to load on a trailer calmly and willingly. Have you ever wondered how some riders are able to train their horse to a very high level, when you can't even make it walk on to a horse trailer? Tteam practitioner Jan Snodgrass describes how to develop a calm, trusting, willing horse, and how to solve trailer loading problems.
Cribbing or Windsucking FAQ
Find the answers to your questions about horses or ponies who crib or windsuck. Learn the causes, characteristics of the behaviour, and the possible remedies.
My Horse Doesn’t Like Being Groomed
Does your horse bite, nip, cow kick, pin its ears back or flinch away from you while being groomed? Here are some suggestions to make grooming a relaxing time for both of you. Learn how to desensitize your horse to grooming and recognize problems that make your horse dislike grooming.
Readers Advice About Horses the Crib - Cribbing Tips and Advice
Readers offer their advice on how to deal with a horse that cribs. Learn how horse owners cope with horses that crib. Learn how to live with a cribber.
Why Horses Chew Wood
Do your wood fences have scalloped edges? Do your trees look like they have been ringed by hungry beavers? Learn why horses chew wood and how to prevent it.
Horses That Kick
Learn how you can deal with a horse that kicks when you're handling it in the stable.
Horses That Bite
Here is why horses bite, why it's a bad habit and how you can break this potentially dangerous vice.