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Horse Leasing FAQS

A great article on Leasing from the HorseChannel.com Horse leasing has always been popular, both for the horse owner and the lessee.  The owner gets relief from the financial aspects or horse ownership and, in many cases, gets the satisfaction of knowing that the horse is being ridden or shown by someone will do a […]

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Q: How long should my stirrups be for flatwork and jumping?

We found this article from www.horsechannel.com very helpful: A: Stirrup length, as it turns out, is a very variable and personal choice. Some riders feel more secure with stirrups that would feel jockey-length to other riders. As a general starting point, take your feet out of the stirrups after you’ve warmed up your horse a bit […]

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Steps to Finding the Right Horse

By Kara L. Stewart | April 2, 2015 You can avoid all the potential mismatch agony by picking the right horse from the beginning. Here are some tips. Take a trusted and experienced horse trainer or instructor with you to evaluate the horse. Don’t let emotions rule your decision. Take your time. Ride the horse […]