Category Archives: Horse Facts

Whorlology

A whorl, (also called a swirl, crown, or cowlick), is where the hair grows in the opposite direction from the hair surrounding it. Most horses have one somewhere on their face, although the position and shape varies. The whorl can be high, between the eyes, or low on the horse’s face and be big, small,...

Our Reader Winter Survival Tips

Sometimes it's very hard to accept horse ownership especially during the cold winter months when all you seem to be doing is dealing with keeping your horse comfortable and safe.  However, here are a few survival tips received from our readers that can help.
  1. Put thin blankets under...

Signs of a horse addict!

Initially published by Horse and Hound:  8 October, 2014 1. You can only assume that when others talk about “spare income” they’re referring to their “equestrian kit budget” 2. When you tread on a nail after the farrier’s visit, you avoid the doctor’s by poulticing your foot, securing it neatly with vetwrap 3. You’ve been known to...

What your horse does when you’re running late!

Published by Horse and Hound:  March 30, 2016 Yes, we have all been there…you’re in a hurry and your horse decides to make life really difficult. Walking slower than you thought possible to covering your clothes in a striking green slime, here are just a few things your horse enjoys doing when you’re running late.  
  1. Have...

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