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Horse Treatment

Animals are inclined to various diseases. Some of these might depart everlasting injury whereas others are fatal. One example, which may go either means, is equine colic.  This happens when the horse experiences ache within the abdomen and things can worsen if medical consideration shouldn’t be administered  immediately. 
If the physician has not arrived yet, the individual can do certain things, which might help within the treatment. This contains taking the temperature and monitoring the heart charge, recalling what kind of food was given the previous few days as well as the water consumption and  checking the colour of the gums. 
The veterinarian could also be on call elsewhere so until assist arrives, no food must be given to the horse...

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Turnout Horse Blanket

Blankets are designed to cover majority of the horses body to protect the horse from the winter elements; winter weight blankets are generally used. A winter weight turnout horse blanket is also used when trailering a horse to prevent the fluctuating temperature from giving the horse a chill.

Blankets are design to fit around a horses body from chest to rump, attaching with straps under the horse in order to prevent shifting of the horse blanket. This allows the horse to still move about freely. Horse blankets normally have buckles at the front as well to prevent movement. Some blankets require you to slip them over the horses head which can be challenging with a winter turnout blanket due to the overall weight...

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Horse Psychology in Relation to Horse Taming & Training of Wild Horses

Horse Psychology in Relation to Horse Taming & Training of Wild Horses

Horse Psychology in Relation to Horse Taming & Training of Wild Horses

Horse Psychology in Relation to Horse Taming & Training of Wild Horses

Horse Psychology in Relation to Horse Taming & Training of Wild Horses. Before we can start training a wild horse, we need to understand how the mind of a horse works. Horses, especially wild ones, are very sensitive animals. It is a common notion that horses can sense when a rider is nervous, confident or scared. Horses have been a part of various civilizations for a long time. Ever since we have learned to tame these animals, horses have been the primary form of transportation in the centuries past.

We need to understand that horses are creatures of movement. They live through movement...

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Horses For Beginners – Your First Horse

Horses For Beginners - Your First Horse

Horses For Beginners – Your First Horse

Horses For Beginners – Your First Horse

Horses For Beginners – Your First Horse. If you are interested in learning more about horses for beginners or are looking for your first horse, then this article is for you. This article discusses the types of things you should look for when looking for a beginners horse.

Time dedication

Horses require a lot of maintenance. If you think you can just turn your horse out to grass in a field and not worry about it, you are wrong. Horses need to have their feet trimmed and may need shoeing depending on the amount of work they do. Like people, they need to have exercise, or they can get out of shape and fat. Some horses can eat so much that that they founder, which means their fee hurt so much they can’t walk...

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The Most Popular Of The Mountain Horses – The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse

The Most Popular Of The Mountain Horses - The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse

The Most Popular Of The Mountain Horses – The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse

The Most Popular Of The Mountain Horses – The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse

The Most Popular Of The Mountain Horses – The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse. For over 200 years, the saddle horse has lived in the hills and valleys of many parts of Kentucky. Originally bred by the Appalachian mountain people in Eastern Kentucky for the demanding needs of farm life, the horses had to be tough to survive the rugged mountain lifestyle, and versatile enough to work the land, be ridden in style and comfort and perform multiple tasks with a stable, and willing nature. These were the roots of the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse.

When roads improved As the United States entered the motorized transportation age and new means o...

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Miniature Horses: The Tiny Horse That Is Hugely Popular

Miniature Horses: The Tiny Horse That Is Hugely Popular

Miniature Horses: The Tiny Horse That Is Hugely Popular

Miniature Horses: The Tiny Horse That Is Hugely Popular

No bigger than a large dog, the American Miniature Horse is less then 34″ tall at the withers and weighs between 150 to 250 pounds. This tiny equine is popular in many countries and is known by several names such as the American Miniature Horse, Miniature Toy Horse, Miniature Pony, Falabella or Falabella Miniature Horse, Guide Horse, Minis and Dwarf Horse. They have been bred for centuries by selectively breeding horses and ponies of diminutive size. In prehistoric times, tiny horses were likely the products of having to survive harsh climates with limited food. Today, genetics has made it possible to breed specifically for size.

In 1879, the Falabella family of Argentina bred ...

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