Mane pulling is an important practice for many horse owners. Often enough we are inundated with techniques to pull a horse's mane and get the same desired effect.
We know there's a right and a wrong way to do everything, so we thought we'd bring you this great video on how to properly pull a mane.
Featuring 21st Century Horsemanship's very own Jeff Claxton.
Watch as he shows us how to prevent and handle an excited horse.
At one point, Ringbone meant retirement or a fatal prognosis. Luckily, today we have more options to help horses with ringbone. When diagnosed and treated early, many horses with ringbone will remain sound. Ringbone refers to a bony overgrowth from an injury or inflammation on the pastern or coffin bone.
As horse owners, we know the importance of our horse’s legs. We try to prevent injuries and protect their legs as much as possible because the old statement, “no hoof, no horse,” applies to legs too. This guide discusses the best ways to help maintain your horse’s legs.
Why do horses have the stamina to run for extended periods? Horses can accommodate great oxygen demands with a specialized circulatory and respiratory system. This means they can provide the oxygen their muscles need during exercise. While the respiratory system transports oxygen, the equine circulatory system is a bit more complex.