Off the track thoroughbred takes on cattle at western clinic

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Adopted Thoroughbreds Try Cattle Sorting

Story submitted by Chelsey Burris Off-track Thoroughbreds are versatile. While they are becoming highly sought-after partners in many English disciplines, they are also becoming increasingly popular in Western sports. On May 8, three Friends of Ferdinand Inc. (FFI) graduates and one adoptable horse—Bisque, Is He Proud, Vindication Ally and Soy […]

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Behaviour & Safety Q & A

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jackie Bellamy-Zions Communications Equine Guelph Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 519.824.4120 ext. 54756 [email protected] If you work around horses, safety is of paramount concern. Learning horsemanship through understanding equine behavior and language is one of the best ways to reduce physical risks. Equine Guelph is offering […]

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Starting the Older Horse

Working with an older but still inexperienced horse poses special challenges but also promises unique rewards.

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Retraining Thoroughbreds for Dressage

Try these three exercises to turn a Thoroughbred racehorse into a successful dressage mount.

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Rescue Report: Finding a Trainer

Finding a trainer can be like dating: painful and awkward until you find the right one. But I needed to find a good eventing trainer for my rescue horse, Banjo. I wanted to learn about eventing, a completely new discipline for me. I’d been attending local events to observe people […]

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Retraining Ex-Racehorses

Retraining ex-racehorses takes patience and tolerance, but can eventually result in excellent riding horses in any number of equestrian fields. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.