Tag Archives: The Horse

Mares in Heat

It’s no secret that I’m not fond of mares.  Give me a nice, calm gelding (like Kobi) any day of the year!  Geldings tend to be calmer and much more predictable than those nutty mares. I received an e-mail this … Continue reading

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Lameness and hoof shape

Another article I came across recently discussed the relationship between hoof shape and lameness. I thought it was interesting – if a horse could be identified as having a possible lameness issue in the future based on current hoof shape, … Continue reading

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Equine Branding Stress

I recently read an article discussing how much stress permanent identification causes horses. The study compared the stresses of hot branding to micro-chipping. I’m all for permanent means of identifying horses in order to make it easier to get them back … Continue reading

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Mares vs. Geldings

It’s no secret; I’m not fond of mares. I always found them to be moody and temperamental, so much like their human counter parts, and I decided I wanted to be the only female on the Triple H Ranch. Now … Continue reading

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Trail Riding and Horse Fear

I have been reading some great articles lately about horses experiencing fear (of the unknown) as well as trail riding.  They are tied together and excellent things to think about, so I wanted to discuss and share those links. This … Continue reading

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