Tag Archives: Riding

Rearing Pony!

Question: E has a bad habit. She likes to pop up or rears. It seems to come and go. and just when we think its gone, it reappears. There doesn’t…

Barefoot for Endurance

SECRETS TO BAREFOOT ENDURANCE SUCCESS – Part 1 by Jen Clingly It wasn’t without a huge amount of trepidation that I decided to run my horses without shoes. I had…

Riding a Horse Bareback

QUESTION: I’m an older person and always wanted to learn to ride bareback. Do you have any tips for me? ANSWER: Well, first of all you want to be sure…

What is best hoof supplement?

Question: What do you feel is the best hoof supplement? Karen, MA Answer: The BEST hoof supplement is the best diet. Hippocrates: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be…

Riding Horses

“Under no circumstance should your hand disturb the horse’s mouth. You must learn to stay calm in all situations and control your emotions. There is no room for anger.“ ~Xenophon

Quick Tip: To Ride or Not to Ride?

Wise advice from a wise veterinarian in SW Florida —


Any discipline of riding, be it dressage, western pleasure, equitation or trail riding requires that the horse be calm, forward and straight.