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Horse Care Tips

Horse Care Tips

Below we give some basic tips on how to care for a horse, but we must bear in mind that there are entire books that talk about each of the care tips shown here. Use these tips as an initial guide to  care of your horse.

Control Weight and Obesity in Horses and Ponies
Weight Control in Horses and Ponies
Horse owners must periodically check the weight and diet of their horses, since the basis of good health is proper
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Types of Bedding For Your Horse
Types of Bedding For Your Horse
There are several types of horse bedding, whose choice will be given by the materials available in each place, always
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Tips For Proper Cleaning of Your Horse
Tips For Proper Cleaning of Your Horse
In natural conditions a horse does not need help to be cleaned, but in captivity, living in stables or stables
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Oral/Dental Care of Your Pet Horse
Oral/Dental Care of Your Pet Horse
Oral care is a primary task to keep a horse strong and healthy. As with humans, maintenance and healthy eating play
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How to Care For Miniature Donkeys
How to Care For Miniature Donkeys
Caring for a miniature donkey is akin to caring for a miniature horse. Horses or miniature ponies need some elevated
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How much does it cost to have a horse?
How Much Does it Cost to Have a Horse?
Owning a horse is not cheap, but in many cases, people who raise horses convert these costs into production investments,
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Home Anti-Mosquito Remedies For Your Horse
Home Anti-Mosquito Remedies For Your Horse
Now that summer arrives, the flies and, especially, the mosquitoes, make an appearance around our horse. It must be borne
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Guide to Buying a Shetland Pony
Guide to Buying a Shetland Pony
Buying a Shetland pony requires some effort. These ponies are originally from the northwest of Scotland and are known as
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Equine Physiotherapist: What You Need to Know
Equine Physiotherapist: What You Need to Know
The health of the horse can be greatly improved with physiotherapy sessions. There are many different techniques depending on certain parts
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Emergency Kit For Horse and Rider
Emergency Kit For Horse and Rider
A first aid kit for horse and rider can be very helpful when treating an injured horse or rider while
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Horses are big, strong and resilient animals that can act as great companions if you give them the care they need, because they require constant care and maintenance. Although a horse may seem less sociable than other animals, such as a dog, horses are indeed social animals that require attention, interaction with people and activities to avoid boredom.

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Caring for a horse is not a simple task. Maintaining a horse implies a commitment in dedication of time and money. To begin with, the horse needs a suitable place to live and an exercise area and both areas will require regular cleaning. Basic horse care involves daily feeding, daily exercise, and regular medical attention to vaccinate, place horseshoes and treat diseases.

The cleaning, feeding and exercise tasks required by the animal can be lived as an ordeal or as a way to spend more time with your horse … everything will depend on how much you like this animal.

Yes, at first glance, taking care of a horse seems a hard task, but once you know their attention, you will have an animal in good health, as well as a good companion of adventures with whom we can go out for relaxed walks in the mountains or fun galloping on trails.

Tips to take care of your horse

 

  • Do not buy a horse if you are not going to have time to take care of it, space for the animal or enough economic resources to take care of the animal. Horses need a lot of attention, so be sure to consider your financial situation before buying a horse.
  • Horses are kind and quiet creatures (except when they get scared), so you should be kind and affectionate with them.
  • When you approach a horse, do it from a position where it can see you, preferably on the left side. If you approach the animal without being able to see it and you scare it, you may receive a blow.
  • Feed your horse with the food your body needs. Remember that hay or green grass are the best choice.
  • Do not limit yourself to spending only time with your horse when you go riding. The more time you spend with him, the more mutual trust you will have.
  • Do not show nervous or agitated when you are with your horse, since you will transmit the nervousness and can be put on alert.
  • Try to have enough time when you want to mount your horse.
  • Reinforces the relationship of trust with the animal by giving him an award in the form of an apple or carrots from time to time.
  • Do not brusque your horse with brusqueness. 

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