Taking a horse to a show, trail ride, lesson, parade, or other event is something many horse owners do on a routine basis. Sometimes the horse has a cough, runny nose, fever, or another sign of illness. Where did the disease originate, and how many horses have taken the infection home with them, possibly to far-flung states and even other countries?
The choice of lead may be linked to biomechanical factors affecting ease of breathing (each complete gallop stride is accompanied by one inhalation and exhalation) or "handedness" (individual preference for one lead over the other).
A competitive trail ride (CTR) is a timed, judged trail ride. The sport emphasizes safety, proper horse management, and communication and teamwork between horse and rider.
<p> Is it acceptable to offer horses of all ages and uses the same feed but in slightly varying quantities?</p>
Yearlings that commanded bids higher than the median price of the session in which they were sold tended to be heavier and slightly taller, but not fatter, than yearlings receiving bids below their session's median price.
Horse knowledge is sort of like manure...over the years, you seem to pick up a lot of it! Can you answer these random queries on equine behavior, sports, breeds, and terms?
World championship competitions were organized for several equine sports in the past, but it was not until 1990 that dressage, eventing, vaulting, endurance, driving, and show jumping combined their efforts for the first time in Stockholm, Sweden.
Miss Finland left an unforgettable mark on the Australian racing scene by beating a class-packed field and finishing four and one-half lengths ahead of her closest rival.
Improving the land, acquiring premier breeding stock, building an experienced and capable staff, and following expert nutritional advice have moved Vessels Stallion Farm to its position at the top of the equine industry.
Investigation of factors that influence risk of lower limb injuries to Thoroughbreds training and racing in New Zealand.
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