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Be a great horse owner! - How to Keep Your Horse at Home

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Choose a great place to live with your horse

If you want to keep a horse at home, but still want to live in a neighborhood, check out this list of horse friendly communities.

Get a great mortgage for your farm

If you haven't saved up all the money you need to buy your land, build a house, and put in the necessary horse facilities, you'll need to obtain financing for your dream. Find out how to get a great mortgage that will help you realize your dream.

Can you deduct your horse on your income taxes?

Find out more about equine tax deductions. If your are running a horse business, you may be able to save big on your income tax bill!

Does your auto insurance cover your trailering?

Make sure that you have the right auto insurance coverage for when you are hauling your horse trailer. Your insurance may not cover every thing that you expect!

What horse fence should you choose for your farm and your horses?

This article series highlights the pros and cons of different popular types of fencing. Learn all about vinyl, wood, no-climb, woven wire, electric wire and poly-electric horse fences. We'll help you pick the right horse fence (or combination of horse fences) that best suits your needs.

Horse zoning and home owner's associations

Whether running a business or just enjoying a few pasture pets, it is important for the horse owner to be aware of important legal issues. You must consider the zoning regulations where you live as well as covenants restricting the use of your property.

You - The Horse Rider

Get Fit with an Equestrian Exercise Program

Horseback riding is a sport that requires strength, balance and endurance. When you improving your overall fitness level, you will find that your riding will benfit as well.

A Review of Centered Riding 2: Further Exploration by Sally Swift

For decades, horsewoman Sally Swift has been preaching the virtues of body awareness training to riders of all disciplines, from barrel racers to eventers. Her first book, Centered Riding, was published in 1985 and developed somewhat of a cult following before working its way into the mainstream and becoming a classic horsemanship book. Centered Riding 2: Further Exploration was published in 2002, and is designed to complement Ms. Swift's first book, not replace it.

Your Horse

Horse Poison Control Center

Are you afraid that your horse has been poisoned or exposed to a dangerous toxin? Find out how to contact the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control hotline.

Horse Vital Signs -- Key to good health

Knowing your horse's vital signs will aid in early detection of illness. Learn what your horse's normal vital signs should be and what behaviors could be warning signs of distress.

EasyBoots Hoof Boots

If you prefer not to use traditional horseshoes, EasyBoots and other Horse Hoof Boots are a great option. Learn more about Hoof Boots.

How and why to Clean your Horses Hooves

Cleaning out your horse's hooves is key to maintaining the health of your horse's feet. With regular cleaning, you can identify potential problems before they harm your horse. Also, regular cleaning will help prevent bacterial and fungal infections, such as thrush and white line disease.

Founder and Laminitis

Laminitis is a disease affecting the hoof laminae. It is estimated that nearly 20% of horses afflicted with founder will die due to the disease. Luckily, there are a lot of steps you can do to minimize the risk of laminitis and founder in your horse.

Horse supplements for good health -- Biotin

Biotin is a B vitamin which plays in important role in maintaining horse's hooves and hair as well as in releasing energy from food and maintaining stable levels of blood sugar.

You and Your Horse

The sport of endurance riding has been growing in popularity since the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) was established in 1972.

New Year's Resolutions for Equestrians

Now is the time to make your New Year's Resolutions for improving your riding. Here are some great ideas for resolutions and how to keep on track to achieving your goals!

The Sport of Endurance Riding

Pictures of the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions from their visit to Raleigh

Can you and your horse do these amazing movements?

Tammy Biondi has loved horses for her whole life. Tammy has participated in a wide array of equestrian activities and is currently the proud owner of two self-trained horses. Currently, Tammy most enjoys relaxing trail rides at Blue Horizon Farm. She also is a regular participant with the Eno Triangle Horsemasters group.

Learn more about keeping your horse at home

Choose the right fence for your horse farm
Tips for having a great horse farm
EasyBoots Hoof Boots for Your Horse
Get a Great Mortgage for your horse farm
A Review of Centered Riding 2: Further Exploration by Sally Swift