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How do I pull my horse’s mane?

Top equine groom Liv Gude shares her tips for pulling a horse's mane.

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Riding Solo Safely

Riding alone can be dangerous. Here are a few tips to help keep you and your horse safe on your solo adventures.

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How to Stop Your Horse from Swapping Leads

Learn some tips to keep your horse from swapping his canter leads.

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Horses Behaving Strangely

Learn the reasons behind many puzzling horse behaviors and what you can do to manage them.

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Help Your Horse Handle Hot-Shoeing

A reader asks: How do I ease my horse's fear of hot-shoeing?

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How do I keep my mare from stopping to kick or bite at flies in the middle of a ride?

Eventer Tik Maynard suggests a multi-faceted approach to fly control and explains how teaching a horse to focus can help her work through the discomfort that flies present.

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A Fix for Hugging the Rail

Use these simple exercises to keep your horse from running your knees into walls and fence posts.

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Oops! My Horse Stumbles!

Stumbling in horses is serious business. Here's advice from a veterinarian and a trainer on dealing with this dangerous problem.