Before I get into the last day of the 5 day challenge, I saw this article on the care and management of equine athletes on Eventing Nation. 842 more words
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Yards are always proud of their muckheaps aren`t they? It`s the sign of a tidy yard apparently.
When I was younger “doing the muckheap” was an all day job, and God help you if you forgot to throw that dropping all the way up or sweep the dust against the muckheap wall. 722 more words
Candice was introduced to me as ‘the’ Vet (Who stitched up Chobe from the previous shoot after he wounded himself quite badly)
I confess I got quite emotional when I introduced myself and thanked her for a job well done – you see Chobe is really one of a number of horses I have seen often enough for them to be considered ‘regulars’ so it was distressing news when I heard of his injury. 12 more words
The horse of response is linked to fear. Fear is a normal and natural emotion, for horses and humans. In new situations fear is mostly our first emotion, because we first process the reality through the so-called reptilian brain, the brain stem at the top of the spinal column that we share with other vertebrates. 347 more words