Equine Journal, the Northeast’s premier all-breed, all-discipline equestrian magazine, celebrates Earth Day with five days of giveaways. Entering is simple—all you have to do is click on the “Earth Day Giveaway” link below or visit our contest page, choose the day you would like to enter, and complete the form and click “Enter Contest.” One random winner will be selected for each of the five days.
Prizes and sponsors for this year’s contest include: Equine Wellness Blend from Herbs for Life, Inc. of York, ME; Green Horse Organics’ Total Horse Protection Spray; Equine Organix pH-balanced Organic Chamomile Grooming Products; UltraShield Green from Absorbine; and a Bamboo Rider Hoody from Noel Asmar Equestrian.
By Jane Carlton
Tired of hearing that Dobbin is taking a stroll down Main Street? Sick of Lola succeeding in her quest to the grass that is totally greener on the other side? Maybe it’s time for a new fence. The days of a simple wooden fence are past us, and options abound for pastures, riding arenas, and property boundaries (though wood will always be the classic). Think you’re on top of your fencing knowledge game? Grab a pen and find out!
By Terisé Cole
Stabling at the show grounds has become the norm at many shows, especially those that spread over multiple days. Before you fill out that entry blank (and check) to rent a 10’ x 10’, we have some tips and tricks for keeping you tied to the trailer instead of stuck in a stall.
I have been kicked seriously by horses—the majority of times while body clipping. Permanent disability has narrowly missed me multiple times and I consider this a part of my good fortune in the horse business. I am 54 and still have most of my capacities.
The De Nemethy Method was used in the late 60’s and 70’s as the training style for American Show Jumping and is based on a simple exercise—the 4’6” trotting caveletti, where caveletti or poles are set four-and-a-half feet apart. This is the basic building block which all balanced toplines are constructed.