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Horse Double Mane – Tips for Split Mane Horse Hair Care

A double mane refers to a style of horse mane. Typically, horse’s manes – the hair growing from the crest of the neck – sweep to one side or the other of the horse’s neck. The mane may naturally go to the right or to the left, but mane hair nearly always falls on only one …

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How to Detangle ✂️🚫 a Horse Mane and Tail

Detangling a tangled and matted horse mane and tail can be a frustrating and time-consuming process- too often resulting in excessive loss of hair and thinning of the tail in the process! Before you take the nuclear option and completely roach your horse’s mane, try this method for detangling. Below you will find illustrated instructions …

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What to do if Your Horse Trailer or Tack Are Stolen

What you should do in the hours, days, and weeks after your trailer is stolen in order to increase the chances of recovery of the trailer and its contents and prosecution of the criminals involved. When you realize something has been stolen, it’s natural to panic. Brains flood with cortisol and it can be hard …

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How to Use a Bridle with Full Cheek Snaffle Bit & Keepers

Full cheek snaffle bits are popular in both English and Western riding. They are allowed and legal for most horse sports including the AQHA and USDF dressage competition (the latter being one of the most bit-restrictive horse show organizations). In 2009 I had the opportunity to visit a stable in Germany where the Olympian Isabelle …

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6 Trailering Tips for Hauling Horses Long Distance

Trailering a horse a long distance can be a stressful event for both horse and driver, but with proper preparation and equipment, you can reduce both your own and your horse’s stress level during the trip. Below are a few of my best tips and hints garnered from several years of hauling horses 4-6 hours …

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