Before warming up, during breaks in our training, when cooling down or simply while hacking out, the walk tends to be the gait that we ride our horses the most. But the truth is many riders don’t...
 Are bandages or riding boots better to protect our horse’s legs? Or perhaps it would be healthier not to use them at all?There’s an argument for every position: boots are better at cushioning external impacts, bandages provide...
Every rider wants a well-fitting saddle, but this is a wish that’s not easy to fulfil. Many riders, then, will reach for aids such as pads. But with so many different kinds, how do you go about...
Injuries and ailments can – literally – get under your horse’s skin. These are often associated with side effects that affect not only the horse’s appearance, which makes good horse wound care all the more important.The skin...
One: The horse should move through the back. Two: The back should be nicely muscled. Many riders share these goals. But exactly which muscles form the horses back?
No horse is born completely symmetrical. Asymmetry poses no problems for natural activities like running and grazing.
A well-fitting saddle is worth its weight in gold!
Guest article  by www.alifewithhorses.deI bet you've asked yourself the same question a hundred times. It's: "How can I help my horse to get more muscles?" Whoever wants to ride wants to do so on a horse with...