A Low-Cost Painkiller Gets a Boost for Horse Treatment

If a small amount of Acetaminophen makes your horse feel better, a little more could make him feel even better for a little longer. Owners of horses with persistent aches and pains will be relieved to hear this. Acetaminophen is a low-cost, effective over-the-counter pain medicine that can be used instead of NSAIDs, which can […]

Maintaining the Horse’s Hindgut’s Happiness

Horses are strong, athletic creatures. On the other hand, their digestive systems are more fragile than those of most other livestock. Ruminants with multicompartment stomachs include cattle and sheep. Food is processed in the first half of ruminants’ digestive tracts by saliva produced by chewing a cud. On the other hand, Horses rely on a […]

Will Great Leighs Racecourse ever host horse racing again?

After three years of planning, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) finally approved the construction of a new racecourse in Great Leighs, Essex, in 2003. It was to be a state-of-the-art horse racing venue, with high-class facilities for spectators and racing staff and animals, as Britain’s first all-new racecourse in 81 years. And now, while watching […]

What is a Horse’s Horsepower Capacity?

Many of us are familiar with “horsepower” when discussing automobiles. But how much horsepower does a horse have? Though you may imagine that a horse has the equivalent of one horsepower, this is not the case. A horse’s maximal output is 14.9 horsepower on average. This number, however, will differ from horse to horse, and […]

Safely, Approach and Pet a Horse

Horses are friendly creatures who appreciate being noticed. Though horses enjoy affection, it is critical to understand how to approach a horse so that you do not frighten them. It is critical to understand how to approach a horse for your safety. You will form a strong bond with a horse after knowing how to […]

5 Reasons Your Horse Hates Being Ridden

There are numerous reasons why a horse may dislike being ridden. If your horse begins to misbehave during your riding sessions, the first step is to discover whether the problem is physical or psychological. Examine your horse with a veterinarian, farrier, and physiotherapist to rule out any health issues. 1. Improperly Fitting Tack One of […]

Evaluating the Conformation of Horses

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While inspecting horses for conformation, whether for a purchase or to compete in horse judging competitions, it’s necessary to break things down into fundamental principles to prevent being overwhelmed when piecing together the overall picture. Balance, structural correctness, method of going, muscling, and breed/sex character are the five primary factors to examine when examining a […]

Horse Breeds That Are Most Popular

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Quarter Horse in the United States In a pasture, two American quarter horses stand. The American quarter horse is known for its quickness, docility, and athleticism and is favoured by both amateur and professional equestrians all over the world. It boasts the world’s largest breed registration, having been bred from English thoroughbreds and Native American […]

Is Your Horse Having a Great Time?

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“The concept of happiness has rarely been defined in animals, and due to the paucity of study in the field, assessing pleasant feelings in horses remains very objective,” she said. “Horse behaviour is frequently interpreted based on anthropocentric assumptions, putting the horse’s genuine emotional state at risk of being misinterpreted, misunderstood, or mishandled.” Why Should […]