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Horse personalities and if they could talk!

If horses could talk, what would they tell you about their personalities?  Here are five personalities that exist in practically in every barn.  Walk around your barn and see if you could spot them! The Princess The Princess hates wind because it blows dust around the barn, around the stall and everywhere in the entire universe. Basically,...

How much does a horse cost?

Owning a horse can be a fun and rewarding experience, but you need to do some long-term planning to ensure you are prepared to make the commitment. Being a responsible owner involves much more than ensuring your horse has adequate food, water and shelter. Meeting the basic needs of your horse is the most obvious of your responsibilities,...

Does your horse recognize you?

Yes, horses can recognize their owners from their voices and create a mental picture of familiar humans according to research. The research suggests horses use a recognition strategy to identify numerous individual people in their day-to-day lives When a familiar person's voice is played from a hidden loudspeaker, horses look towards them more than to another individual...

Horse Whiskers – are they important?

Did you know that trimming horse whiskers is illegal in Germany?  Why is that? You may be surprised to know that whiskers (vibrissae) are actually an important sense to horses.  The whiskers around your horse's eyes and muzzle are extremely sensitive and have rich nerve supplies.  Studies have deduced that horse's have a region of the...

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