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THE NINE SECRETS TO PERFECT HORSEMANHIP
         
The First Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Second Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Third Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Fourth Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Fifth Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Sixth Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Seventh Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Eighth Secret to Perfect Horsemanship

            
The Ninth Secret to Perfect Horsemanship


BREEDING


    
Can You Breed For Dispostion? 

    
Caring For Foals

     Colostrum - Make Sure You Have It!

    
Color Breeds - Where's the Color?

    
Fescue - Not For Broodmares!

    
Genetics Versus Care of the Foal

    
Mare Watch - The Last Three Months of Gestation

    
So You Think You Want to Own a Stallion.  Questions That Need to be Answered.

    
Weaning Foals


BREEDS


    
Horse Breeds

     Icelandic Horses/Ponies



BUSINESS

 
   The Cycle of Horse Businesses



DRESSAGE
   
It's a Shame About Dressage



EQUINE MASSAGE

  
Cantering or Loping for Increased Flexibility

  
Repetitive-Use Injuries



FOALS

    
Knock Kneed Foals



GROOMING

  
Banding Manes

  
Braiding Manes

  
Pulling or Shortening Manes



HEALTH

   
Bit Seats and Floating Teeth   

    Blister Beetles and Alfalfa

   
Botulism and Horses

   
Chestnuts

   
The Coughing Horse

   
Diatomaceous Earth and Deworming Horses

   
The Dynamic Hoof

   
Enteroliths or Bezoar Intestinal Stones

   
Equine Dental Exam

   
Ergotsim

   
Fat Horse - Is it Cushing's, Equine Metabolic Syndrome or Insulin Resistance?

   
Fecal Egg Count - An Aid for the Successful Deworming of Horses

   
First Aid

   
Gut Sounds

   
Heart Rate - Detection, What's Normal and Sounds

   
Hives

   
Hot Weather Tips

   
Inflammation

   
The Medicine Chest

   
Poisonous Plants, Drought and Horses

   
Potomac Horse Fever

   
The Pulse - Detecting It

   
Quids

   
Ringworm, Rain Rot, Scratches and Hives

   
Sick Horse?

   
The Skin of the Horse

   
Stones Within the Horse

   
Tying-Up

   
Unbalanced Hooves and Pain

   
Vital Signs

   
Wobbler Syndrome and the Large Foal



HORSE SENSE


     A Brief History of the Driving Horse

    
American Horse Council and Horse Show Stats

    
Battleship, 1938 Grand National Winner

    
Big Isn't Better

    
Ears and Communicating

    
Famous Movie Horses

    
Floating Teeth - Who Should Do It?

    
Horse Fly Spray Ingredients

    
Focus on the Positive

    
Horse Talk - A Dictionary of Horse Related Terms

    
Horse Insurance

    
Horse Transport Law is Lost

    
Man O War - A Legend

    
Natural Hoof Trimming

    
Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

    
Quit Complaining About the Cost of Owning a Horse

    
Rippling Muscles

    
The Perils of Rat Poison

    
Horse Trailer Floors

    
Trailer Safety
    
    
The Cost of Keeping a Horse    

    
Walter, the Indian Pony

    
Walter and the Zodiac

    
Winter Care

    
Zen and Horses



HORSE TRADING


    
Abandoned Horses

    
Horse Buying Check List

    
How To Buy a Horse

    
Purchased Registered Horse Turns Out to Be Unregistered - Now What?

    
Tips For Leasing a Horse

    
Top Ten Horse Buying Mistakes



HORSEMANSHIP

   
The First Secret to Perfect Horsemanship 

    Portuguese Bullfighting

   
Proper Saddle Placement and Girth Tightness



MANAGEMENT


   
Balance
   

    Bandages - The Basic Four

   
Blankets - Does Your Horse Need One?

   
Bedding - What's Best?

   
Chewing or Cribbing?

   
Chlorinating or Disinfecting Water Tanks

   
Dung Beetles

   
Euthanasia - How do We Know When?   

    Evacuation Tips   

 
   Fertilizing Horse Pastures

   
Horse Manure

   
Leg Wraps and Bandages

   
Mucking Paddocks

   
Introducing New Horses to Each Other

   
Stall Confinement

   
Summer Heat and Horses

   
Winter Care - Observation


NUTRITION


     
A Feed Question - How to Feed a Yearling and a 22-year old Gelding

     
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds - BOSS

      Bugs in the Cecum or Large Intestine

     
The Cecum

      Cheap Horse Feed is not Cheap

     
Controlling Horse Behavior through Starvation

     
Complete Horse Feeds

     
Copper - Does Your Horse Need to be Supplemented?

     
Cow Feed Can Kill

     
Diluting Nutrients by Mixing Feeds

     
Dunking Hay - Walter - A Horse, of Course, explains why...

     
Energy, Glycemic Index and Horses

     
Feeding the Starved or Rescued Horse

     
Grass Hay For Sale

     
Grass Hay Types for Horses

      The Importance of Forage

      Fescue and Horses

     
Forage Substitutes and the Expense of Feeding Forage

      Garlic - Is it Good For Horses?

     
Grass or Lawn Clippings - Can you feed them?

      Healthy Hooves and Nutrition   

     
Horse Feed Choices

     
Horses Seldom Burp

     
Ionophores - Poison to Horses   

     
Iron for Horses - Is it Needed?

     
Minerals for Horses

     
Nightshade- Poisoning by Tomatoes and Potatoes

     
Non-structural Carbohydrates

     
Omega Fatty Acids 3 and 6

     
The Rocks in Your Horse's Gut

     
Poisonous Plants - Oleander
  
     
Protein - Is it Digestible?

     
Putting Weight on Horses

     
Rye Vs. Ryegrass

     
Rice Bran

     
Salt

     
Spring Pastures and Laminitis

     
Storing Feed

     
Supplements

     
Tall Fescue

     
Treat Your Horse

     
Vitamins - Does Your Horse Need a Vitamin Supplement?

     
Weanlings and Their Proper Feeding and Care

     
Weigh Your Hay!

    
When to Feed

     
Yeast and Horses


RIDING
    
A Balanced Seat - Not Just For Dressage Riders!

      Biomechanics of Riding Horses

     
The Forward Seat


SHOWING


    
Cathy Hanson - 2007 AQHA's Most Valuable Professional   

    
Let's Ban All Drugs From Equine Events!

    
Chose to Be a Winner

    
Conformation and Specializing in the Show Ring

    
Stimulus Control


TACK
   
Wool Saddle Pads - The High Tech Material
   
Compare Saddle Pads


HORSE TRAINING
   
Free E-Book! Starting the Young Horse Under Saddle  Get it Now!

    
A Sow's Ear is a Sow's Ear

    
Bonding With Your Horse - Is It Possible?

    
Communicating to Your Horse with Your Weight

    
Controlling Energy Through Nutrition

    
Cues - Apply and Release

    
Expert Horse Training Advice on the Internet

    
Focus to Win With Horses

    
Half Halt - on Steroids

    
Horse Gaits - Know the Footfall Sequence

    
Horse Trainer Details

    
Intimidation Horse Training

     Positive Reinforcement Horse Training?

    
Rollbacks

    
Slow, Soft Gaits

    
Sour Horses

    
Speed Kills Horses!

     Stress - A Requirement for Horse Training

    
The Horse Isn't The Problem!

     Turning the Hackamore Horse

    
Train Horses the "Natural" Way - Become the Alpha Horse

    
Training with "Magic"

     Training With Exhaustion

    
Wait! The Key to Successful Horse Training

  
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