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The Horse | Arena Maintenance's Effects on Horse Movement

The Horse | Arena Maintenance's Effects on Horse Movement | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Arena maintenance changes the surface's properties, which in turn alters horses' movement patterns.... ...
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Remote control car round penning

read the full article of the study here http://www.thehorse.com/ViewArticle.aspx?ID=20709

 

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OpenDyslexic

OpenDyslexic | Saddlery | Scoop.it

OpenDyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia.

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The Horse | Study Evaluates Equine Fecal pH during Abrupt Feed Changes

The Horse | Study Evaluates Equine Fecal pH during Abrupt Feed Changes | Saddlery | Scoop.it
No significant fecal pH decrease occurred, but it's important to change equine feed gradually, researchers say.... ...
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The Horse | Environmental Effect on Hoof Wall Hydration Studied

The Horse | Environmental Effect on Hoof Wall Hydration Studied | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Australian researchers found hoof moisture levels similar in horses from dry and wet areas and after soaking.... ...
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Lorien Stable - Using Saddle Pads

Lorien Stable - Using Saddle Pads | Saddlery | Scoop.it
There are all sorts of pads out there designed to "make" a saddle fit better. Unfortunately, the only way to truly make a saddle fit better is to change the saddle itself.
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The Mongol Derby: in pictures - Telegraph

The Mongol Derby: in pictures - Telegraph | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Richard Dunwoody, champion jockey turned photo-journalist, captured these images of the Mongol Derby.
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What does an All Purpose saddle look like?

What does an All Purpose saddle look like? | Saddlery | Scoop.it
A lot of people knock the All Purpose saddle, calling it a “no purpose” saddle that makes too many trade offs to be suitable for either dressage or jumping. In some cases, that’s ...
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The Horse | Audiences' Effects on Horse and Rider Stress Levels

The Horse | Audiences' Effects on Horse and Rider Stress Levels | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Researchers found that performing for an audience did not affect horses' stress levels compared to training.... ...
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2012 Under Saddle Exhibition Trot - Civic Holiday Monday

2012 Under Saddle Exhibition Trot - Civic Holiday Monday...
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The Horse | Exercises to Strengthen Equine Back Muscles, Reduce Pain

The Horse | Exercises to Strengthen Equine Back Muscles, Reduce Pain | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Exercising the multifidus muscles in addition to daily training could reduce equine back pain.... ...
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Lorien Stable - Tree Sizes

Lorien Stable - Tree Sizes | Saddlery | Scoop.it
English trees may be narrow, medium, or wide. Western trees may have regular, semi-QH, QH, full QH, or Arabian bars.
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The Horse | The Science Of Saddle Fit

The Horse | The Science Of Saddle Fit | Saddlery | Scoop.it

If only they could say "Ouch!"

 

A saddle can either encourage comfortable movement and clear communication between rider and horse, or it can result in discomfort and behavioral problems.

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Helmet On The Run – Why You Should Wear A Correctly Fitting Helmet!

Helmet On The Run – Why You Should Wear A Correctly Fitting Helmet! | Saddlery | Scoop.it

Amazing series of photos.

 

Riders4Helmets expresses our thanks to www.eventingphoto.com for their permission to use the following photo series. Photos are copyright Eventing Photo.

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The Horse | Study: Some Domestic Horses Possibly Too Reliant on Humans

The Horse | Study: Some Domestic Horses Possibly Too Reliant on Humans | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Research suggests a strong human attachment could lead to impairment of a horse's problem-solving abilities.... ...
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AMAZING BEACH DAY- GALLOPING BAREBACK & BRIDLELESS ""Free Riding""

oh man how I hate being old and soft, and how badly I miss those days..... sigh

 

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Selecting a Vitamin E Supplement - CVM - UMEC, University of Minnesota

Selecting a Vitamin E Supplement - CVM - UMEC, University of Minnesota | Saddlery | Scoop.it
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Why Use Wool?

Why Use Wool? | Saddlery | Scoop.it
 
Wool - The High Tech Material
By Mike Easton
Content Review - Dr. Joyce Harmon, DVM



In the equine world it seems that each year we are presented with new ideas about training, health care requirements, and tack.  Some of it is a ...
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The Horse | Understanding Chronic Pain

The Horse | Understanding Chronic Pain | Saddlery | Scoop.it
Chronic pain can't be ignored, as it negatively impacts both a horse's physiology and his mental health.... ...
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Lorien Stable - Shoulderblade Interference

Lorien Stable - Shoulderblade Interference | Saddlery | Scoop.it
If the saddle flap interferes with the shoulderblade, it may cause the horse to feel a "pinch" with every stride. He may begin to form scar tissue behind the shoulderblade.
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Capt. Mark Phillips Cross Country Preview 2012 | Burghley TV

Capt. Mark Phillips Cross Country Preview 2012 | Burghley TV | Saddlery | Scoop.it

Astounding 4* course..... Burghley Horse Trials 2012 - Free to view videos of every test...

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Jorge Gabriel

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Bizarre 1950s Mechanical Horse

Presenting a horse from the 1950s that ran on gas.
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Lorien Stable - What's wrong with foam panels?

Lorien Stable - What's wrong with foam panels? | Saddlery | Scoop.it
To fit well, a saddle must match the shape of a horse's back.
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Managing Hoof Abscesses

Managing Hoof Abscesses | Saddlery | Scoop.it

Not saddlery related, but a good read for horse owners nonetheless.... Options for treating this frequent and frustrating cause of lameness

Reprinted with permission from the American Farrier Journal.
Original printed in the 2007 July-August issue of the American Farriers Journal

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