Monthly Archives: April 2012

Some Serious Riding set to Some Great Music

An interesting video with interesting music posted on the International Cavalry Association facebook page:

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Master Sgt. Cindy Babb competes in World Cavalry Championships

“POZNAN, Poland (April 25, 2012) — An Army Reserve Soldier won first place for the show jumping portion of the 2012 World Cavalry Championships held 200 miles west of Warsaw, Poland, April 18-22. Master Sgt. Cindy Babb, a noncommissioned officer … Continue reading

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It’s As If He Knows – Eric Bogle-Peter Pratt (Cavalry and Lighthorse

A great song about the Australian Waler Horses left behind in the Middle East after World War I. This is the thanks that these horses got for the service they provided. Also see: www.walerhorse.com/whsa/ – Waler Horse Society of Australia

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Optimum times for grazing horses

Safest grazing times made easier “f your horses are prone to laminitis, or you just want to keep you gravel crunching barefoot horses striding out, then you really need to know the safest times to allow grazing, especially in the … Continue reading

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90 Year Old Man Saves Girl From Runaway Horse

The very definition of a hero.

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Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor, Asks Federal Officials To Stop Horse Slaughterhouse

“ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Friday she is asking federal officials not to allow a southeastern New Mexico company to open the nation’s first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007. Martinez plans to send a letter … Continue reading

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Look into my horse’s eyes

Something from my old website. From time to time, I have heard people say, “it’s only a horse” or “it’s just a dumb animal, it has no soul.” There’s something about that concept that makes me feel just a little … Continue reading

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The importance of making an educated decision in choosing a trainer or riding instructor

What are the signs of a good method of training horses and riding instructions? What should one look for in a trainer’s philosophy and methods? What questions should I ask myself when choosing a trainer or riding instructor? There are … Continue reading

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