Media Barn: Book Review – The Kid’s Guide to Horsemanship and Grooming

Everything You Need to Know to Care for Horses While Staying Safe and Having Fun By Cat Hill & Emma Ford Whether taking their first lessons, handling horses when visiting friends, or enjoying the challenges of first-pony ownership, children need to learn more than how to ride. When it comes …

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How much land do I need for a horse?

The amount of land needed for a horse will depend on several factors, including the number of horses you have, the type of terrain, and the climate in your area. As a general rule of thumb, a single horse will need at least one acre of land to graze and …

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What is common horse terminology?

There are many terms commonly used in the horse world to describe different aspects of a horse and its care and management. Some examples of common horse terminology include:


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How do I groom a horse?

To groom a horse, you will need to gather a few basic supplies, such as a curry comb, a dandy brush, a body brush, a mane and tail comb, and a hoof pick. You should also have access to clean water and possibly some horse grooming products, such as shampoos …

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What questions should I ask when buying a horse?

When buying a horse, there are several important questions you should ask to ensure that you are making a wise investment. These might include: It’s also a good idea to ask for references and to talk to the horse’s current or previous owner to learn more about its background and …

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What are the best horse books?

Black Beauty | Anna Sewell | Classic novel about a horse’s life and struggles The Horse Whisperer | Nicholas Evans | A story about a horse trainer and his relationship with a wild horse The Black Stallion | Walter Farley | A classic novel about a young boy and his …

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What are the best horse movies?

The Black Stallion | 1979A young boy and a wild horse form an unbreakable bond. The Horse Whisperer | 1998A horse trainer uses his special gift to help a young girl and her injured horse. National Velvet | 1944A young girl dreams of winning the Grand National steeplechase with her …

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What does a horse with “a lot of chrome” mean?

A horse with “a lot of chrome” is a colloquial expression that refers to a horse that has a lot of flashy or showy equipment, such as brightly polished metal on its harness or saddle. It can also refer to a horse that has white markings on its face and …

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How much does it cost to take care of a horse?

The cost of taking care of a horse can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of care provided, the horse’s living conditions, and the region in which the horse is kept. Some common expenses associated with horse care include: Overall, the cost of taking care of a …

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How do I take care of a horse?

To take care of a horse, there are several important steps to follow: Provide proper nutrition: horses require a balanced diet of hay, grain, and fresh water to maintain their health and energy levels. It’s important to consult with a veterinarian or equine nutritionist to ensure that your horse is …

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