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Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Virginia is a 'horse friendly' Commonwealth, where the horse owner can find ample land and facilities to stable horses throughout the state. This article will focus on the Richmond, VA area and detail county laws for the number of horses allowed on properties and on acreage in various counties in Virginia. The counties selected stretch from the Northern Neck in Chesapeake Bay Country to James City County, where Williamsburg is located.
Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Like many Southern states, Virginia is horse friendly, with ample pastureland and stables to win over any horse owner's heart. For centuries, Virginians have relied upon horses for transportation, war, agricultural labor, breeding, hunting, shows, competitions and even companionship. Virginia is an excellent place to stable horses. With a relatively mild winter and a moderate climate throughout the year, Southeastern Virginia, near Chesapeake Bay country and the coastal region, is especially attractive to many who love horses.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Horse saddles and bits are something people usually associate together when the horse comes to mind. If you plan to ride your horse safely, you'll need both. When you think of buying a new horse saddle, consider buying Pessoa saddles for a better fit. Pessoa saddles that were designed by Nelson Pessoa are the best choice for all horse riders ranging from the novice to the truly experienced hunter and jumper riders. This renowned brand designs saddles in such a way that it offers much more style and technical features than any other saddle brand. It can offer you one of the best horse riding experiences ever.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Different signals are used in training session. Bridge signal is one such signal which is used to communicate with horse. A good communication system is always necessary for any sort of training program. If you have a good communication system that will definitely accelerate the training process. Bridge signal is considered to be the important part of the horse training program. It is used to transmit clear and reliable message to the horse.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Horses are tamed and taught different things since ages. Often you have seen in some documentaries or shows where different animals perform amazing things. Sea World is a place where animals are taught to do remarkable things. Along with different training sessions, animals are taught husbandry behavior, volunteering urine or milk samples or traveling in transport vehicles. Additional input is always required once the animals know their behavior. Stable environment reduces the chances of variables, so keep adding new input to keep things going.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Transporting your horse from one place to another can be a very troublesome affair. As like human beings even horses suffer from stress after travelling for long distances in a horsebox transport. Alteration in their preferred state of living outdoors and eating copious amounts of grass can cause stress for your horse. They also suffer stress whilst travelling due to improper handling and poor driving techniques.
Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400I am sure that there are a lot of horse lovers around the world, and that all of them would like to spend more time with these gorgeous creatures. There are a lot of horse stables where you can practice and learn how to behave around horses, and if you can afford one, you can keep one in your home. All horses are extremely sensitive, so you need to be extra careful while training them.
Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500With new and improved technology, comes greater responsibility and such is the case with almost anything named under the sun. Horses and horse riding have been a part of man ever since the olden times. As time passed by a number of things have changed but man still enjoys the company of horses. Be it a race horse that you require for the Derby or a horse you officially own, you always want to ensure that your horse are in safe hands and at a safe place. In most cases horses aren't allowed to move freely on the road.
Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you are really looking for a conveyance or means to transport your racehorse, well, then your search ends here! There are a number of horseboxes for sale stores available online that offer you a complete solution with servicing, repair, and refurbishment of horseboxes along with a comfortable accommodation. Some manufacturers have exquisite expertise of more than 50 years in the manufacture, refurbishing and conversion of horseboxes. They also offer a good and comforting customer service and guaranteed constant support. In case of horsebox transporter for drag trailers you are are sure to get vehicle servicing, MOT's, Re-sprays and insurance cover for the vehicles.
Sun, 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500It is not like buying a gold fish or a puppy. Buying a horse is real business. Aside from the initial expenses that you would incur, there are other maintenance costs that are relatively taxing. This is why you must be very decisive when buying a horse, especially when you are on for a barrel horse.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Horses and donkeys can share pastures, paddocks, stalls, and pretty much anything with no problems at all. However, there is a parasite that a donkey can give a horse that can cause some significant respiratory problems. But if you know what to look for, you can take action...
Tue, 29 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500The horse is a great athlete, capable of strenuous exercise over prolonged periods. But all that muscular activity generates heat. This causes an increase in body temperature. Under normal circumstances the horse is able to lose the excess heat and maintain its body temperature within tightly controlled limits.
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500It's not just horseback riders that cough and wheeze at this time of year. Respiratory problems are common in horses as well. Loss of performance may be the first sign that something is wrong. Mildly affected animals may cough occasionally when eating or when starting work. As the condition gets worse they may cough almost continuously.
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500More and more horse enthusiasts who are looking to take their passion to the next level are nowadays relying on online, state of the art equine websites to fulfill their needs. Thanks to the wide range of benefits they offer to those that are horse passionate, equine websites have become very popular on the World Wide Web, attracting increasingly larger numbers of visitors and gaining a lot of positive feedback from registered members. Solid equine websites address to an extended category of people, brought together by common interests, hobbies and passions.
Sat, 26 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Horses are one of the most exciting pets to own and they make excellent companions. In fact, they are almost like people with their own personalities. However, taking care of your horse is a big responsibility and your horse must be cared for properly to keep it healthy and happy. To provide the appropriate level of care for your horse, you can imagine it as being a child of about 4 years old as this is about their level of mentality.
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500At some stage in your life, as a horse owner you may find it necessary to stable your horse. It may only be for a couple of nights, a week or a more permanent situation. No matter your reason or the length of your horses stay it is important that you clean the stable or barn at least once a day.
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500When you are a horse passionate, horses become more than just a hobby for you! Horse enthusiasts dedicate a lot of time and money to their passion, constantly looking for new ways of exchanging information and tips with other horse lovers, striving to take their passion to another level. If you are a horse enthusiast and you want to quickly extend your knowledge on horses, with a minimal investment of time, effort and money, the Internet is the best place to turn to for help. There are various equine websites on the World Wide Web that offer you the opportunity to interact with other people interested in horses, allowing you to quickly access the information you need in a fun and interesting environment.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Ensuring that you select the right saddle for your horse is vital. It not only affects the position in which the rider will sit, and therefore can be beneficial in preventing back ache or muscle pain, but it also affects the horse. No responsible horse owner would want their steed to be in discomfort and pain and so choosing the best saddle is very important. There are companies available who will measure your horse and recommend the saddles that they think are most appropriate but as with most things this service costs money. I highly recommend this service as it ensures that you will not be causing any distress to your horse when you ride it.
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Whether you've got a pony for the kids, or a full-blooded Arabian, getting the animal to do what you want and need it to do is the most important thing for all concerned. An untrained horse makes for an unsafe horse, and an unsafe horse makes for unhappy owners. Ideally, training should begin as soon as possible, but if you aren't able to begin training your horse until it is older, don't despair. You can still have a well-behaved, well-mannered, rideable horse.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Are you a fan of horse? If yes, then a horse forum is for you. You will interact with fellow horse lovers as you get to discuss the kinds of breeds that horses come in. An online horse forum is very convenient for you. You can get to interact with people from the comfort of your space. Horses really provide great pleasure and beauty to life and it is for this reason, that forums are in place; to celebrate the lovely strong creatures. The following is a description of forums for love that I came across.
Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Just like acupuncture for humans, equine acupuncture or acupuncture for horses also employ the use of needles. These needles are very thin. They must be sterilized and must be used only once. The needles are inserted in specific points to target specific concerns. It aims to restore balance in the energy. It also triggers the release of endorphins which is considered as the bodys natural pain reliever.
Tue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400This article discusses the different financial quadrants and the pro and cons of each method. The article reveals how one horse lover has balanced her passion for riding and the financial responsibilities of horsemanship.
Fri, 23 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400Have you ever heard of a phrase called "The Abandoned Horses"? Do you know what it means? "Abandoned Horse" is a phrase which is used to describe horses which is considered no longer useful by its owners. Some horse owners are either dispassionate or they might not be capable in providing proper care for their horses. Due to the price hike of hay and grains, many horse owners are experiencing the economic pinch.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400This article discusses the use of numerous natural supplements, including valerian, chamomile, arnica, and devil's claw. Dr. Ward provides readers with a clear understanding of the positive and negative effects of many different natural supplements for use with your performance horse.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Stem cells in general and several approaches to stem cell therapy are discussed. All therapies are both legal and simple. A new nutritional product, Stemplex, is also discussed. Read the full article to learn more.