Horse Care & Riding : How to Clean Your Horse’s Ears

When cleaning your horse’s ears, the best thing to use is probably a towel because it’s soft and flexible. So I’ll really be able to get into the nooks and crannies of your horse’s ears. If you horse is tall like ours here, its probably a good idea to use Continue Reading

Horse Training for Equestrian Games : How to Compete in Equitation

To compete in equitation class, the first thing you want to make sure of is that your horse is well groomed, clipped and their mane is pulled. For all equitation classes, you don’t have to braid, although for the higher level equitation classes, you should. As far as your tack Continue Reading

Horse Care & Riding : How to Care for a Horse in a Pasture

When caring for a horse living in a pasture, it’s important to remember a number of basic health needs, that still have to be met. First of all, you need to set up a schedule of vaccinations, with your vet, and make sure that you have proper care of the Continue Reading

Horse Care & Buying Tips : How to Buy a Horse

When you buy a horse it’s important that you have clear ideas as to what your goals and hopes are for the horse. It’s also important that you have a trainer to consult with and to help you of going through the process of buying a horse. Once you have Continue Reading

Horse Care & Riding : How to Feed a Horse Carrots

When feeding a horse carrots, you first want to make sure that you have permission from the owner to feed the horse because some horses aren’t as friendly or gentle when receiving treats. We’ll start by feeding the horse from our hand. And the most important thing is to make Continue Reading

Horse Care : How to Tack a Horse

To tack your horse, we’ll begin by making sure your horse is groomed. Assuming that it is, we’ll begin with the saddle pad. And we’re going to put the saddle pad right up to where her hair starts to grow on her withers. And the place that the girth goes Continue Reading

Behind The Scenes at the British Racing School, Episode 1

The British racing School in Newmarket is responsible for nurturing the career of some of our industry’s greats including champion jockeys, trainers, traveling head people, and of course the stable staff to look after our thoroughbreds on a daily basis. Over the next few weeks, TDN has been granted special Continue Reading

Horse Care & Riding : How to Give a Horse a Shot

Shots for your horse, are usually going to be given by your vet. If you do end up giving your horse a shot, it will probably be an intramuscular shot. The two places on horses, that we give intramuscular shots, are the most meaty parts. There’s a triangle here on Continue Reading

Horse Care & Buying Tips : How to Canter on Horseback

Cantering on horseback should only be done once the rider’s comfortable with posting and sitting the trot and is easily in control of the horse. To pick up the canter, you’re going to use your outside leg. You’re going to shift it back behind the girth. You’re going to make Continue Reading

Horse Care & Riding : How to Canter Your Horse

Once you’re comfortable blocking and trotting your horse, it’s time to move on to cantering. The most basic way to begin the canter, is to start with a sitting trot. From the sitting trot, we’re going to bring the outside leg back. The outside leg is the leg near the Continue Reading