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!
|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
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.
|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
|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|
|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.