Grooming Your Horse – An Overview

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While almost any animal should be groomed to keep it looking sleek and glossy, grooming a horse is even more important. Grooming a horse regularly can prevent serious medical problems, especially those that are hoof related. … Read More

How to Avoid Potential Dangers When You are Riding Your Horse

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Riding a horse can be one of the most wonderful experiences that a person can have. However, no matter how long you’ve been riding, you need to be aware of what’s going on around you and … Read More

Stabling Your Horse

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When you buy a dog or cat, where to keep your new pet is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, for anyone who is considering buying a horse, housing is one of … Read More

HorseLvr.com – August 2007 Summary

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http://HorseLvr.com (RSS) The creation of HorseLvr.com was to keep all of the specific horse breed information in one centralized blog. Here is a summary of the entries made in the month of August 2007. // HART … Read More

Buying Guide to Bridles

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You may be able to ride a horse without a saddle, although it isn’t the safest idea, but few people can control their horses without a bridle. The bridle is designed to connect the bit in … Read More

Buying Guide to Bits

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If you want your horse to go where you want to go when you are riding him, then you will need to use one essential piece of equipment, the bit. The bit is basically a metal … Read More

Buying a Horse

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You’ve finally decided that you want a horse of your own, so now you can simply go out and buy one, right? Well, a horse isn’t exactly as simple to own as a cute little kitten … Read More

How to Behave Around a Horse

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Horseback riding is a fun and relaxing activity for both adults and children. However, horses are large, powerful animals and are easily startled. Before you or your children go horseback riding, you should know how to … Read More

The Importance of Formal Lessons

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Riding a horse looks so simple that you shouldn’t need formal lessons, right? Actually, while it may be easy to fall off a horse, staying on is a bit trickier. Staying on and looking good is … Read More

Horse Health

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Many new horse owners are completely unaware that horses need to be vaccinated regularly, just as other pets do. However, since a horse is so large, providing these animals with preventative health care may be even … Read More

What Horse Supplies Do I Need To Enjoy Riding?

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By Candice Sabrina If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride. Or so the old saying goes. However, wishes were horses but not horse supplies as well, then the beggars in question would not be riding. … Read More

Feeding Your Horse – Some Basic Rules

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By Ron Petracek You are what you eat, and this goes for horses as well. Keeping your horse in optimal shape means knowing what to feed, how much to feed, and when to feed. To keep … Read More

Healthy Horse vs. Sick Horse

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By Ron Petracek There are many signs that will tell you whether your horse is healthy and doing well or if he is a little “off” and not feeling so great. As a horse owner, or … Read More

Horses And Kicks That Kill – A Must Read Article

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By John Silveira I am a Farrier and I have been kicked by horses. All I can say is it’s no laughing matter and I’ve been very lucky to come out of it with no permanent … Read More

The Importance Of Horse Supplies In Maintaining A Healthy Animal

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By Riley Hendersen In the care and keeping of horses, it is necessary to have a variety of standard horse supplies at the ready in order to responsibly fulfill our duties as horse owners or caregivers. … Read More

Understanding The Signs Of Horse Health To Protect Your Animal

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By Riley Hendersen As any pet is cared for within the home, the care for horses is very much the same; ensuring the proper medical, physical, and nutritional care for a horse is part of the … Read More

Helpful Thoughts on Owning and Boarding Your First Horse

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By Carolyn McFann Having a horse is fun, but a major responsibility, so be thorough on your research of barns to board it at. It pays to choose a place that is close to where you … Read More

7 Tips To Horsemanship And Riding – Is Learning Horsemanship and Riding Really This Easy?

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By Staci Jansen Approaching a horse correctly is the first step to gaining it’s trust. Walk slowly from the side toward the shoulder, never approach a horse head on. Don’t look directly at the horse for … Read More

Horse's Feet – Hoof Capsule Stretch, The Effects Thereof

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By John Silveira When looking at horses’ feet it’s typically understood the hoof is quite hard. It’s not generally understood that in spite of the hardness the hoof can change shape and drift. The worst cases … Read More

How to Photograph Your Horse

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By Ron Petracek A good photograph portrays your horse in his best possible light. A bad photograph, by contrast, draws attention to every fault, no matter how insignificant, and sometimes even exaggerates those faults! Whether you … Read More

Care of Foals

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By Roger Bourdon Its so exciting isn’t it having a new foal around. I just love them, they are so gorgeous to look at and so vulnerable, that I find them completely adorable! OK, so that’s … Read More

Basic Ways To Look After Horse Health

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[recreation] By Samantha Kay Horses are living creatures with needs and emotions. But if you love horses, you don’t need to be told that. And like all living creatures, they need to be kept healthy if … Read More

When Building a Horse Fence

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[recreation] By Ken Wilssens If you decide to keep horses on your property then you have to provide security so that you will have good management and control. This will allow you to have greater enjoyment … Read More

When Building a Horse Fence

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By Ken Wilssens If you decide to keep horses on your property then you have to provide security so that you will have good management and control. This will allow you to have greater enjoyment and … Read More

Basic Ways To Look After Horse Health

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By Samantha Kay Horses are living creatures with needs and emotions. But if you love horses, you don’t need to be told that. And like all living creatures, they need to be kept healthy if they … Read More

The Epsom Derby – 2007

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It’s always nice to pass along current events that are happening around the world in the PETLVR Kingdom .. (and feel free to ADD YOUR OWN PET RELATED EVENT to our Calendar) .. I am passing … Read More

Top 5 Tips To Help You Choose The Best Horse Boarding Stable

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By Jayne Miller Choosing the right horse boarding stable will ensure your horse’s health, safety, and happiness. In order to find a stable that meets your horse’s specific needs, it is important to find out exactly … Read More

Is Your Horse's Pasture Toxic?

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By Fran Mullens After a winter of dry hay, last years grass from the horse’s point of view, anything green can be very tempting for a horse. During certain seasons or under certain pasture conditions some … Read More

Facts About Horses

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By Keith Londrie Depending on breed, management and environment, the domestic horse today has a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years. It is uncommon, but a few horses live into their 40s, and, occasionally, beyond. … Read More

Horses Chew – But on You?

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Horses Chew – But on You? By John Silveira Horses chew, we all know that, but if you’ve ever watched horses out in pasture they’ll perform types of grooming and bonding rituals with their teeth. Take … Read More

Riding Down Hills

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Riding Down Hills By: Ron Petracek When you are out riding on trails, there is a right way-and a wrong way-to go down hills. As with many skills in riding, the key to successfully and safely … Read More

Horseshoeing And Quarter Cracks – Causes And Fixes

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Horseshoeing And Quarter Cracks – Causes And Fixes By John Silveira Quarter cracks are vertical cracks in the hairline or coronary band of the horses hoof. They can be large or small, they can bleed and … Read More

Have You Outgrown Your Horse

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Have You Outgrown Your Horse By: Ron Petracek How do you know when your horse is too small for you? Quite simply, when your horse can’t carry you comfortably, you’ve outgrown him. Of course, there are … Read More

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