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Cowboy Dressage vs. Western Dressage

To an outsider, Cowboy Dressage and Western Dressage look exactly the same. Riders decked out in western tack ride tests on their horses, similar to those seen in traditional...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Renata

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Renata, 20 "Horses have always been there for me. I’m sure others can relate when I say that. I moved in...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Skylar

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Skylar "I've been taking horseback riding lessons for 6+ years. Throughout that time, my confidence has...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Luke

“I have always had a dream to ride horses on an open prairie or through the Rocky Mountains. Since I was a boy, I enjoyed watching John Wane and Clint Eastwood westerns and...

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Winter Hoof Care Tips

If wet and muddy weather hasn’t found you yet, it’s likely on its way. As horse owners, we struggle with thrush, abscesses, and other hoof problems in the winter...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Chrissy

The unending amount to learn about horses is what made me decide to pursue a life with them. Several people inspired me in my journey. My parents both owned and loved horses since...

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2019 Equestrian Gift Guide 

If you have an equestrian in your life, we have a secret for you. You can never go wrong with tack, equestrian apparel, and other horsey goodies as gifts! Use our 2019 Equestrian...

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3 Ways to Thank Your Clients

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’ve been thinking of ways we can show our gratitude to our clients. One of the truly amazing parts of the horse industry is its...

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Is Self-Care Horse Boarding Right for You?

If you are looking for a stable or boarding facility for your horse, you’ve probably come across the terms, self-care, partial care, and full care. Self-care horse...

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How to Prepare for Your Farrier

Do you prepare for your farrier's arrival? Or are you that horse owner running out to the pasture, to catch your horse as quickly as possible as your farrier pulls in. We have...

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Horse Tips for Beginners - How to Ride a Horse

Horse Tips for Beginners - How to Ride a Horse The horse world can be a difficult place to figure out. Everywhere you go, you get different advice, and it seems like everyone...

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The Gritty Bit: A Series on Real Horse People - Person 2

Sam, 28 - Rancher In being a rancher, there are no vacations, no lazy days...when you get injured, you can’t work and then the team is down a hand - so...don’t get...

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What Type of Horse Training Do You Need?

There are a million styles of horse training. Even within each discipline, you will find trainers with vastly different methods. At the end of the day, there is no right or wrong...

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7 Ways to Get More Clients For Your Horse Business

How do you get clients for your equine business? Many of us have been doing the same things for decades. Word of mouth and referrals bring the majority of our customers through...

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The Gritty Bit: A Series on Real Horse People - Person 1

Brent Glover runs Orphan Acres, a 250-acre horse rescue in Viola Idaho. He started taking in horses nearly 45 years ago but never intended to run a rescue. He offered a soft...

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