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365 Days in Horse Country – Colorado Rangers

October 31st, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Colorado Rangers

 
 


Everyone involved in horses has heard of the Quarter Horse and Appaloosa, but not everyone knows about another breed that has been around as long as both of these; the Colorado Ranger.

The roots of the Colorado Ranger (also known as the Colorado Rangebred) lie in the Middle East, where General Ulysses S. Grant befriended Sultan Abdul Hami ...

365 Days in Horse Country – Round Penning

October 30th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Round Penning
 

 

For most people, riding is the number one priority when it comes to spending time with their horses.  But all horses, no matter how old and how well trained, can pen.

A round pen is a circular enclosure usually measuring between 40 and 60 feet (12 AND 18 m) in diameter.  The value of the round pen is that it puts your horse in an enviro ...

365 Days in Horse Country – Homemade Horse Treats

October 29th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Homemade Horse Treats

 

 


You don’t need a special occasion to make homemade treats for your horse.  The time you spend putting some recipes together for your equine buddy is time well spent simply because your horse will love you more for the trouble you took.

Here are a couple of simple recipes you can follow to show your horse how special he is to you:

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365 Days in Horse Country – Peruvian Treasure

October 28th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Peruvian Treasure

 
 


In the farmlands of Peru, where land stretches out for miles and the majestic Andes rise in the distance, a breed of horse was created to help plantation owners survey their estates; the Peruvian Horse.

The history of the Peruvian Horses goes back to Spain in the time of the conquistadors.  The Spaniards, who conquered the Peruvian Inca ...

365 Days in Horse Country – The Horse with Wings

October 26th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – The Horse with Wings




He is as white as the snow, as graceful as a swan, and as magical as they come.  He’s Pegasus, the winged stallion of Greek legend.

Pegasus came into existence when he sprang from the neck of the hideous Medusa, a deity of the underworld with hair of hissing snakes.  Pegasus’ birth occurred when Medusa was beheaded by the hero Perseus w ...

365 Days in Horse Country – Maintaining Beautiful Manes and Tails

October 25th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Maintaining Beautiful Manes and Tails

 
 

 

Long, flowing equine locks give a horse a wild and romantic presence.  The quality and quantity of a horse’s mane and tail are largely the result of genetics, but you can do a lot to help things along while at the same time spending quality time with your horse.

To get your horse’s mane and tail in their best poss ...

365 Days in Horse Country – Competitive Cow Cutting

October 24th, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – Competitive Cow Cutting

 
 

The sport of cutting cattle is as colourful as its origins on the wild North American Frontier.  Cutting is the singling out of a designated cow from the herd of approximately thirty head of cattle.  The horse and rider team separates the cow from the group and prevents it from returning to the other cows.  Not as easy as it soun ...

365 Days in Horse Country – ANNOUNCEMENT – Horse Internal Systems and Horse Environment

October 23rd, 2013

365 Days in Horse Country – ANNOUNCEMENT – Horse Internal Systems and Horse Environment
 




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October 22nd, 2013

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