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GUIDE TO CHOOSING A BOARDING STABLE

Great article from www.horse-canada.com: Handing over the reins to someone to care for your horse is comparable to handing over your child to a daycare – it can be emotionally challenging. Even when you do find a great home for your equine partner, things can change in the blink of an eye: personal situations arise, […]

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Overcoming Fear of Fence Height When Riding

Great Article found in http://www.horsecollaborative.com/ Fear of fence height is pretty normal. Most horses and riders who jump at all are comfortable at two feet, because most horses can almost walk over two feet. (This starts with the assumption that the rider is fairly comfortable at the trot and canter, at least on the right, […]

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BOMB PROOFING THE HORSE – A Parable

“I really need help,” the young woman said to the trainer. “You see my horse spooks at everything. I cannot ride him across the pasture without his looking at every fallen branch and jumping out of his skin at every rabbit. Can you help me?” “Well I don’t know,” replied the old man. “Do you […]

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MTHJA Brownland Farm Horse Show – March 2016

Congratulations To Our Trish Franks Riding School Students again!!   These young riders did an amazing job this weekend at The Brownland Farm Show: Two Reserve and Grand Champions today at Brownland Farms Sofia Wadler and Audrey Flatt Equitation champion Jessica Weissman I’m Proud to have an amazing team of coaches, volunteers and students that understand […]

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How Horseback Riding Improves Physical and Mental Health

Riding and grooming your horse provide health benefits beyond what you get from many other forms of exercise. By Patrice D. Bucciarelli | March 7, 2016 At least twice a week, a group of women who board their horses at the same barn get together to take a short trail ride on the farm’s premises. […]