How to Pull a Mane With Scissors – 8 Easy Steps with Tips

how to pull a mane with scissors

There are a lot of reasons why you might need to shorten your horse’s mane. Some horses need their mane shortened before a horse show. Some breeds and disciplines keep the mane short to honor tradition. Or you might just prefer it that way. Historically, manes have been shortened by “mane pulling” – pulling the … Read more How to Pull a Mane With Scissors – 8 Easy Steps with Tips

Do Horses Like To Be Ridden? – Inside the Mind of Your Gentle Giant

I like to think that my horse is overjoyed when she sees me walking through the field to get her, halter in hand, ready to get our ride underway. Sometimes she will come toward me and meet me halfway, ears pricked in interest. Other times she waits for me to walk the length of the … Read more Do Horses Like To Be Ridden? – Inside the Mind of Your Gentle Giant

How Often Should You Groom Your Horse – Plus 8 Tips and Tricks

One of the first things I learned, when I started riding lessons years ago, was how to properly groom a horse. This is such an important part of horse care. It not only keeps your horse healthy, but will help to build a stronger connection between you both. Figuring out a schedule of how often … Read more How Often Should You Groom Your Horse – Plus 8 Tips and Tricks

Can Horses Eat Chocolate? – The Definitive Guide for This Sweet Treat

If you are around horses you probably love giving them treats. Treats are a way to show affection, to encourage bonding with your horse, and can be useful when training your horse to do specific tasks. A question a lot of people have is – can horses eat chocolate?  As delicious as chocolate is, unfortunately … Read more Can Horses Eat Chocolate? – The Definitive Guide for This Sweet Treat

Pros and Cons of Leasing a Horse – Read This Before You Decide

Pros and Cons of Leasing a Horse

Whether you want to ride horses for fun or have big competition goals, leasing a horse may be a good option for you. Weighing the pros and cons of leasing a horse can help you make this decision. Every lease situation is unique and there are options for all levels of riders. Whether you are … Read more Pros and Cons of Leasing a Horse – Read This Before You Decide