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Author: Doreen Cohen

The Fascinating History of Appaloosa Horses

With their beautiful dappled coats and exceptional endurance, Appaloosa horses are world renowned as being one of the most exclusive breeds on the planet. Even more interesting than the animals themselves, however, is their history, and exactly how they came to be so beloved by trainers and breeders in every corner of the world.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Treats to Your Horse

Even the best of us need a treat from time to time, and your horse is no different. Horses love the occasional treat – or even a daily one, as long as you feed them in moderation and don’t give them too many calorie-laden snacks. Treats can be offered to your equine to thank them […]

4 Traits Of The Perfect Race Horse

Similar to humans, all horses are different in their own way. Some may be temperamental, others may be gentle, but some breeds have a distinct knack for excelling on the racecourse. These are horses that share a few common traits that make them stand out against other types of horses, and the kind of traits […]

A Breakdown Of The Gear Every Jockey Needs

Jockeys are renown in the sporting world for being short, bright, and colourful. Their gear often consists of extremely vibrant pinks, blues, and yellows, and sometimes includes polka dots and other shapes. Along with this, their helmets, boots, and other gear are unlike anything any other sportsman takes with them on to the track or […]

Unusual Breeds of Horses

There are a myriad of horse breeds globally, and each one has a unique trait, some are known for being hard-working while others are known for being gentle.  There are some that have unusual colours, while some just look unusual.

Formulating the Ideal Race Horse Diet

Just like learning how to play blackjack NZ in order to get the best possible returns, putting the effort into learning what your race horse should be eating can pay off hugely over time. When it comes to their nutritional requirements, racing equines are in a class of their own, and each horse may also […]

9 Signs Your Horse Is Happy

It is actually surprising easy to tell if your horse is happy, but you have to know what to look for. The signs of a happy horse are quite obvious, so we’ve outlined them here so you can ensure your steed is smiling! 1. Your Horse’s Nose The nose is a great indication of happiness, […]

Myths About Horse Racing

Francis Bacon, the Irish-born British painter, believed that after the annexation of a country all its artists should be banned since these are the only people who can critique the establishment through art and stories. Myths, tales, and narratives have always been vital markers of our reality, and we’ve woven legend into everyday life in […]

10 Interesting Facts about the Falabella

10 Interesting Facts about the Falabella Developed in isolated conditions throughout most of the 1800s, the Falabella has its foundations in the Andalusian and Iberian breeds and descended from horse stock in South America. Here are 10 interesting facts about this miniature breed.

The Largest Breeds In The World

The Largest Breeds In The World Horse breeds come in all shapes and sizes. For the most part, the average horse stands at around 15 hands high, and weighs around 500 kilograms, with stallions weighing a little more, depending on the breed. But there are some select breeds throughout the world that take size and […]