A stallion owner or breeding manager is an important factor in the future value of a mare's foal.
For so many people, having a mare pregnancy checked via ultrasound is a black box that few truly understand.
Foaling mares out is like asking someone out on a first date – expect the best, but plan for the worst.
Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack and Ben Baldus of Baldus Horsemanship discuss the differences and similarities of running martingales and training forks, as well as give you some insights for ways to improve specific issues by using these tools.
Taking good care of horses means being able to recognize when they're in pain, and understand how much pain they're feeling. Given they can't talk, that can be a difficult thing to do.
Horsemen have always searched for a bit that would give more control, especially during the heat of battle.
Winter-geddon 2021 hit Texas. It is pretty serious actually. Below-zero weather is very extreme in these parts. This once-in-a-generation winter storm has caused electricity blackouts throughout the state, frozen pipes that are yet to thaw, fatal accidents and unrest untold.
Although the domestication of horses is poorly understood, we do know that since early man first captured and rode a wild horse, he has been confronted with the problem of control.
Romal reins are commonly used for showing, cow work, pleasure and trail riding, big loop roping, and more.
The thought of 2021 has been on the collective minds of us all for many months now and we are finally here. I cannot think of a more anticipated “do-over” since I was a kid playing wiffle ball, but now we are adults – with horses.