Horse Tack Review

Customize Your Horse's Training - Part 1
2007-10-31 Jane Savoie
It's important to have a training system so that you school your horse in a clear and consistent way. The down side of having only one system is that one approach doesn't work for all horses. If a particular system isn't right for your horse, and you (Click Headline For More!)

USRider Cautions Horse Owners about Catalytic Converter Thefts
2007-10-30 USRider
Catalytic converters are being stolen from vehicles across the country, and USRider warns horse owners and others who regularly haul animals to be on guard. “This is especially relevant to our members who drive heavy-duty trucks,” said Mark Cole, ma (Click Headline For More!)

SIX Elite Trailers to be Given Away at the Same Time
2007-10-30 National Reining Horse Association
National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Corporate Partner Elite Trailers is adding excitement and suspense to the 2007 Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show. Elite will be giving away one year’s use of SIX brand new 4-horse Mustang tr (Click Headline For More!)

Keep Your Horse Happy with Proper Saddle Fit
2007-10-29 Lynn Palm ~ Palm Partnership Training October Tip of the Month
Have you ever tried to walk in shoes that are too small or too big? Your experience was probably very uncomfortable, and you may have developed soreness or blisters as a result. Now consider your horse and how he might feel in a saddle that doesn't f (Click Headline For More!)

Learn to Ride with Soft Hands
2007-10-27 Jane Savoie
Riding with soft hands is an awesome goal, and your horse will thank you for it. In this training tip, I'm going to give you some physical and also some mental exercises.

Here are 2 physical exercises.

1. Tie two reins or rope
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EasyCare Announces Availability of Dome Comfort Pads
2007-10-26 EasyCare, Inc.
EasyCare Dome Comfort Pads have arrived in SIZES! They are in stock right now in sizes small, medium, and large. They fit into the Easyboot line of boots, size 00 through 6, and are sized as follows:

• Small 00, 0
• Medium 1,2,3,4 <
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Longeing the Rider for a Perfect Seat
2007-10-24 Horse Gifts and Books
Trafalgar Square Books is pleased to announce the publication of Longeing the Rider for a Perfect Seat by Linda Benedik. History has proven that riding on the longe line doesn’t just promise, it guarantees more direct riding skill advancement. It max (Click Headline For More!)

A Call to Action: Southern California Wild Fires - Donate Now to the USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund
2007-10-24 United States Equestrian Federation
Over the last few days, the Southern California area has been engulfed in flames caused by wild fires aggravated by the Santa Ana winds. These winds that annually cross the Southern California area have been much stronger than usual, making an alread (Click Headline For More!)

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up? 101 of the most perplexing questions answered about equine enigmas, medical mysteries, and befuddling behaviors
2007-10-23 Horse Books and Gifts
In WHY DO HORSES SLEEP STANDING UP? (HCI Books -- $12.95) the third installment of the bestselling "Why Do" series on pets, venerable writer, horsewoman, and AHP member Audrey Pavia teams up with Good Morning America's vet-on-call Dr. Marty Becker an (Click Headline For More!) Announces New PowerPoint Lecture on CD - "Soil Minerals: The Basis of Nutrition"
2007-10-21 Horse Health and Nutrition
Authored and narrated by Kathryn Watts, the Power Point lecture on CD entitled "Soil Minerals: The Basis of Nutrition" is getting rave reviews from experts in equine health and hoof care. The science behind Mineral Nutrition in grass and hay is prese (Click Headline For More!)

Peter Pletcher Amazes Again in WCHR Pro Finals for the Monarch International Title
2007-10-19 Diana De Rosa
“It’s amazing every time,” commented an exuberant Peter Pletcher after winning his third Monarch International Professional World Championship Hunter Rider title, which took place on October 5TH during the eight-day Capital Challenge Horse Show at t (Click Headline For More!)

Less Than 24 Hours to the Premiere of The Search for America's Next Equestrian Star: Dressage
2007-10-19 Equestrian Sports Promotions
It’s less than 24 hours to the premiere episode of The Search for America’s Next Equestrian Star: Dressage on the Fox Reality Channel. This exciting show debuts Friday, October 19 at 9:00 a.m. EST/ 6:00 a.m. PST. Don’t miss the first of five hour-lon (Click Headline For More!)

Cinch Checks
2007-10-18 Julie Goodnight Tip of the Month
Riding with your cinch too loose can be a big problem for you, causing your saddle to slip; while fastening the cinch too tightly can cause a big problem for your horse by making him sore or giving him girth galls or even a hematoma. Here are a few (Click Headline For More!)

2007-10-17 Horse Trailers
Owning a horse trailer that is designed around the particular, detailed needs of the customer has never been easier, thanks to a streamlined new system unveiled today by Featherlite Trailers. Deemed the “PerfectFit™” System, it takes the customer thr (Click Headline For More!)

2007-10-16 Horse Books and Gifts
Trafalgar Square Books is pleased to announce the publication of Hoof Problems by Rob van Nassau. For over 500 years, books have been written on the subject of shoeing and caring for horses’ hooves; however, they have rarely been written by a practic (Click Headline For More!)

2007-10-14 English Show Apparel
Ariat International, Inc., the innovation leader in performance equestrian footwear, announced today the debut of the Monaco Series, a collection of luxury English boots. Combining European elegance and style with Ariat's exclusive ATS® technology, t (Click Headline For More!)

Wanted -- EasyCare Hoof Boot Users for Team Easyboot
2007-10-12 EasyCare Hoof Boots
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person!

œDo you love to ride horses or are you in the field of hoof care?

œAre you or would you like to be an influential leader in your group, region, or sport?

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Professional's Choice Releases Norfields Magnetic Therapy Products!
2007-10-11 Horse Tack
Professional’s Choice Sports Medicine Products and Norfields Magnetic Therapy products have joined forces to raise the bar for equine health and soundness. Norfields will bring its patented, clinically proven, magnetic therapy benefits to Profession (Click Headline For More!)

Experts Meet to Tackle Equine Lameness Research
2007-10-11 American Association of Equine Practitioners
On Aug. 1, 2007, the AAEP Foundation hosted a Lameness Research Meeting and Panel in Fort Collins, Colo. Twenty-four researchers and lameness experts from around the world met to prioritize future lameness research needs. The group also explored spe (Click Headline For More!)

Choosing a Horse Trailer From the Horse's Point of View
2007-10-10 Neva Kittrell Scheve, EquiSpirit
Whether you are looking to buy a new horse trailer or a used one, it's easy to be influenced by fancy options and shiny construction materials. But, for a horse owner who wants to promote safe and stress free hauling for the horse, choosing a trailer (Click Headline For More!)

THE GREAT JOHN HENRY IS GONE - One of Thoroughbred Racing's Greatest Stars Will be Sorely Missed
2007-10-09 Kentucky Horse Park
John Henry, the legendary Thoroughbred racehorse who was twice Horse of the Year, was humanely euthanized at the Kentucky Horse Park today at 7:00 pm. John Nicholson, executive director of the park expressed, “The mighty heart of the great John Henry (Click Headline For More!)

2007-10-08 American Association of Equine Practitioners
The AAEP’s Healthy Horses Workshop, an event designed for non-veterinarians interested in equine health care and featuring leading veterinary experts delivering the latest news and advances in horse health, will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 in Kissimmee, (Click Headline For More!)

2007-10-06 Equestrian Sports Promotions
Brave St. Productions and Offield Farms are pleased to announce that Fox Reality Channel will begin airing The Search for America’s Next Equestrian Star: Dressage on Friday, October 19 at 9:00 a.m. EST. This unique show consists of five hour-long epi (Click Headline For More!)

From the Horse's Mouth
2007-10-04 Amanda E. Compton, Equine Dental Technician
"Horses are living longer lives, in part, because they are getting dental care and good nutrition," states Amanda E. Compton, an Equine Dental Technician (EqDT) from Clear Brook, Virginia. "Equine dental care is important for your horse’s health and (Click Headline For More!)

The Purchase Exam - Recommended Before Buying Any Horse
2007-10-03 Doug Thal, DVM
For horse people, the purchase of a new horse is an exciting time. Unfortunately, many horses are purchased that are not suitable for their intended use. This lack of suitability most often is due to a lameness problem that was not noticed at purchas (Click Headline For More!)

7 Tips To Relax at Competitions
2007-10-02 Jane Savoie
The following article was inspired by a reader who told me "I have a wonderful, talented thoroughbred. We can do Second and Third level work at home, yet when we compete, we can barely get through a First Level test. The missing link seems to be re (Click Headline For More!)

Mountain Horse Sport Zip Paddock Boots
2007-10-01 Horse Tack Review Staff
THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING….and riding, mucking, even running errands post-barn if necessary! Our testers test drove the Mountain Horse Sport Zip Paddock Boots for approximately two months. These boots have a front-zip closure and retail for (Click Headline For More!)

Devon-Aire goes Performance with Fall Fleece 2007
2007-10-01 English Riding Apparel
Superior high performance fabrics will dominate and impress the most discriminating equestrian. Water repellent and wind resistant fabrics dominate the fall line for exceptional performance and thermal comfort. Durable with pill resistant finish ensu (Click Headline For More!)

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