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WATER

Water is vital to the equine digestive system. Without adequate amounts of water, horses can’t digest and pass the roughage they eat. They also suffer dramatically from dehydration when working hard in the heat. Without water, horses die quickly. Horses … Continue reading

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One Being

Horse and rider should be as one. Any discipline should be kept a secret between the two of you. Movements, not words, secure the outcome of your commands.

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Horsemanship

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Horse and Rider

Nothing is more sacred as the bond between horse and rider . . . no other creature can ever become so emotionally close to a human as a horse. When a horse dies, the memory lives on because an enormous … Continue reading

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Why do horses sleep standing up?

In the wild, when startled or alarmed, animals survive through the flight-or-fight response.  This is the same response that kicks in when someone jumps out from the dark and scares you:  do you throw up your hands to fight, or … Continue reading

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