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Getting to Know Our Advertisers: Q&A with W.F. Young (Absorbine)

W.F. Young provides innovative health care products for horses and other animal companions from brands Absorbine Equine and Absorbine Pet. Here is what Marketing Communications/ Advertising Manager...



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Getting to Know Our Advertisers: Q&A with Kerrits Equestrian

Here is what Kerrits founder and owner Kerri Kent had to say about her company:



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Fear: A Necessary (But Manageable) Part of Riding

Sports psychologist Jenny Susser explains how to deal with fear as related to riding.



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Enjoying the Older Horse

Advancing in age is not generally honored or valued in our society and this attitude carries over to our perception of the older horse. In this article, I hope to dispel the notion that the older horse should be automatically retired or overlooked as a suitable candidate for purchase. Older horses can be rewarding to ride, care for and share one’s life with. They are frequently sounder, wiser, mor



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The Bitless Bridle Debate

The drive to allow bitless bridles in dressage picks up steam—and controversy.



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Many Miles Make a Rider

Always up for a new adventure and a fresh challenge, a versatile young horsewoman keeps proving she’s got what it takes.



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Share the Benefits of Horseback Riding

We all have our reasons for why we ride. There are concrete reasons and more abstract reasons for why we dedicate our time, our money and sometimes our lives to these beautiful animals. For the...



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The Roots of College Riding

Four organizations fill different needs but all strive to build bridges for students and make riding affordable: IHSA, NCEA, ANRC and IDA.



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Equine Studies: A Degree Worth Pursuing

College coursework focused on equine studies can yield great rewards.



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Exploring Equine Education

A look at collegiate programs that allow students to combine a passion for horses with academics



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Lessons Learned in Pony Club Save a Life

One young rider used what she learned in Pony Club to help her horse survive a colic episode.



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Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is upon us! To help get you started, we’ve rounded up 23 gift ideas for the horsepeople on your list. Shop for the barn buddies and kids on your list, decorate your home, stuff those stockings, and don’t forget your special equine friend.



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Gift Ideas for Riders

Fun to give, great to get, these gift inspirations will help you delight every rider on your list.



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Off the Track to Over Fences: Priscilla Godsoe

So you just brought a Thoroughbred into your life—but can he do what you think he can? The Thoroughbred is a very versatile breed, and when I say this, I mean that the personality, the "blood,"...



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11 Tips for Finding ‘Mr. (or Ms.) Right’

Shopping for a horse? Avoid ‘Mr. Wrong’ by using these guidelines, gleaned from a lifetime of buying horses.



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