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Marvelous Mantras! by Mary Ann Brewer

June 18, 2018 Marvelous Mantras! Mantras are a way for us (the human) to clear our minds and help our horses.  Essentially a mantra is a way to protect us from a run amok imagination, limiting thoughts or beliefs. When we think,...

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Helping the Herd-bound Horse.

Helping the Herd-bound Horse. So there I was surfing Facebook when I see a post with a video of a herd-bound horse who wont be ridden away from her herd. I was stunned at how many posts there were giving advice. I was further...

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Groundwork that Transfers to Riding.

Groundwork that Transfers to Riding. By – Mary Ann Brewer When you think of groundwork, what are you actually doing?  Maybe lunging or round penning, maybe cross tying?  These are all potentially helpful skills to teach...

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Wounds: When to Call the Vet

Wounds: When to Call the Vet Katharine J Porter, VMD   We all know the scenario: You head out to the barn to feed, or to bring your equine partner in from a day of turnout, and see that somehow, despite all your...

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Eyes On the Ground – Eliza Banks

Eliza Puttkamer-Banks – Guest Blogger  It takes a village…or perhaps a barn. If you think you can keep yourself and your horse moving through the levels by yourself, I will tell you that you are wrong. Hands down,...

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Caring for your leather boots

Caring for your leather boots. You spent a lot of time searching for the perfect boot and getting the right fit. Now what? Caring for your boots can help protect your investment.   Light scuff marks – Wipe with a damp cloth...

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Cribbing

Cribbing is the gnawing or chewing of wood. The horse often arches his neck and sucks in air as he cribs. This chewing of wood can wear down the teeth and destroy property.

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