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Horse blankets are sometimes needed to keep your horse cozy and warm in cold weather. Horses naturally grow a warm, thick coat in the months leading up to winter. While this thick winter fur means most horses stay warm without blanketing, there are a few common reasons that horses should be blanketed. In this article, …

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Found, purchased, or inherited, you’re hoping to sell a horse saddle even though you have no idea what makes a saddle valuable. Never fear, in this guide to selling a horse saddle (for the totally clueless) you’ll learn: If you are considering selling a horse saddle, there are a few things you should keep in …

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Although every person’s body is different, horseback riding is an active activity. Experts estimate that horseback riding burns between 250 and 400 calories per hour when we’re riding at a walk. The estimate for calories burned horseback riding when actively riding at a trot, canter, or gallop can exceed 550-700 calories! That’s a lot of …

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The natural progression for any horse-crazy kid who loves horses is to want one of their very own. Horse ownership is a lot of responsibility with a large time commitment. This is a huge undertaking for the whole family, yet it is so worthwhile if done right. In this article, you’ll learn our tips, as …

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Jobs working with horses have a reputation for not paying well, but that’s not the whole truth. The fact is, there are many different types of horse jobs that pay well. Some of these jobs may require special training and certification, while others require only a love of horses and a willingness to continue learning …

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Horse riding lessons usually cost about $20 to $120 per hour. Prices are set based on the instructor, the location, and the type of riding lesson. Private lessons are typically more expensive than group lessons. Many beginner riders start by taking a few private lessons to learn the basics, and then take group lessons. Some …

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Shedding season is arguably the worst season to be in the stable and requires specialized horse shedding tools to manage well. If you haven’t experienced the shedding season before, buckle up: when horses blow their coats in the spring (and, to a lesser degree in the fall) you can expect a fur cyclone circling your …

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Horseback Riding isn’t just about working on your position, polishing cues, jumping bigger and bigger jumps, or getting the perfect flying change in dressage. It is also about having fun! What better way to have some fun with your horse than to play some games with both your horse, and your friends? In this article, …

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