Equestrian Blog

Horses, unlike other pets, need much more responsibility, care, time, and money. Whether you’re an equestrian enthusiast, horse owner, or professional horseback rider, here you’ll find tons of useful info about horses.

Learn all the nitty-gritty about owning a horse, horseback riding, equestrian tips, popular horse breeds, and more. Get the hang of horse grooming, tacking, riding, and eventing. This blog will help you to broaden your horizons by honing your scope on horse training, riding, and breeding.

Every equestrian needs proper equipment for safe and comfy riding. Every professional sport requires safety gear and horse riding is not an exception. Here you’ll find all the necessary riding apparel for kids and adults. This includes riding helmets, gloves, breeches, boots, and more.

Different equestrian disciplines require a range of equipment needed. Check the reviews of the top gear to find attire that suits best your riding needs and purposes.

Provide your companion with maximum comfort by tacking him up with solid gear. Choosing proper equipment for a horse promotes comfy and safe riding. It’s beneficial both to you and your hooved friend.

Here you’ll find a wide range of horse tack including saddles, saddle pads, bridles, horse protective boots, etc. All the gear is thoroughly reviewed so you can compare the products and find the perfect match. There’s a variety of equipment suitable for Western and English riders.

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horse bit

How to Measure a Horse Bit

Choosing a proper bit is vital so your horse can feel comfy. There are lots of bit options on the market. They may vary in thickness, length, and ring diameter. You have to know how to measure a horse for

Jockeys and horses before race
Horse Jockey

Horse Jockey: Salaries & Requirements Explained

A jockey is a professional horse rider who competes in horse races. Many jockeys work as independent contractors. Horse trainers hire them. Jockeys get money from winning races. A winning jockey may get a solid percent of the purse. Most

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horse breeds

Best Horse Breed for Kids: 10 Horse and Pony Breeds

Choose a horse wisely when letting your kids hop in a saddle. There are lots of horse and pony breeds friendly to children. We outlined the 10 best breeds to consider. No matter what equine you choose, think about the

woman measuring horse height
horse height

How to Measure the Height of a Horse or a Pony

You need a special tool to measure the horse’s height. This can be a horse measuring stick or a measuring tape. Such devices can be used to measure both horses and ponies. The horse’s height is determined from the ground

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boot calf

How to Stretch Cowboy Boots Around the Calf

Leather shoes may need you to break them in. It means to stretch the boots to soften up leather fibers. First fitting in may seem a bit uncomfortable. But that doesn’t really mean you got a new pair of the

horse tied to trailer
bowline knot

How to Tie a Horse

Tying up your horse is needed when you want your horse to stay still. Whether you travel or compete, this skill is a must. There are various types of horse knots that suit different conditions. You have to know the

running horse on races
American Quarter Horse

Best Race Horse Breeds

Horseback racing requires equines that are speedy and enduring. Some horse breeds are perfect for such a competition. While other horses are not a good fit. Race horses have their distinctive features and characteristics. Check this list of the best

cleaning hoof with hoof pick
hoof pick

How to Clean Horse Hooves

Horse hoof cleaning should be done on a regular basis. If your horse is still ridden, check its hooves before and after the ride. You’ll need a hoof pick to do so. Checking your horse’s feet frequently prevents hoof health

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english saddle

What Is a Saddle Tree?

The saddle tree is the foundation of a horse saddle. The basic form reflects the shape of the horse’s back. Depending on the tree design, they fit particular horse types. A poor-fitting saddle may harm your horse. You have to

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horse cinch

How to Cinch a Saddle?

A cinch helps to keep a saddle secure on an equine. Without this piece, the saddle will slip and fall off. Every rider should know how to cinch a saddle properly. This will provide enough safety and comfort for you