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About Top Trail Horse Website

20 August 2014 • Blogs, NewsComments (0)

by Troy Lynn Norris op Trail Horse (www.toptrailhorse.com) is an online mileage program for the American Trail Horse on the Open Trail (www.opentrail.us) website. Open Trail and Top Trail Horse are quickly becoming the hub of trail riding activity with our interactive features which allow riders to check in, post pictures, rate trails, and provide …

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Sayings one could ONLY get away with in a horse barn!

19 August 2014 • Angelea's Blog, Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

These are SERIOUSLY funny but not for the faint of heart. I’m gonna get off now. He’s a bit of a bumpy ride, just try not to grip with your thighs too much. I didn’t recognize you in clothes! I need spurs and a whip to really get him going.

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A tired horse is a good horse is NOT true

18 August 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

by Don Blazer “A tired horse is a good horse,” claims a high-profile clinician. Well intentioned, but bad advice. A tired horse is a tired horse. He isn’t anything other than what he was, except tired. The “tired horse is a good horse” advice was in

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What is cowboy dressage?

15 August 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

The ‘soft feel’ discipline on fire in the world of Western riding The dream of being a cowboy and living the code of the American West was a childhood passion in the hearts of two extraordinary individuals born, not in different states, but on different

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A fascinating journey on horseback, crossing the Alps!

14 August 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

by Gina McKnight One more time we set ourselves in another adventure with our horses Patek and Urano de Maripá. This time we crossed the Alps with our friends Astrid Oberniedermayr and Dieter Mader, both riding Ourofino El Far.Since the horses are based in

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FOR SALE Excellent Condition Red Master Harrow II Grooming Tool $3600.00

9 August 2014 • Angelea's Blog, Blogs, News, ShopComments Off

This Red Master Harrow II with PTO water tank has been used to groom a 20×60 GGT sand blend dressage court approximately 3-4 times monthly the last several years. Well maintained and stored under cover. The Red Master II is designed for dirt rings such

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What Does Organic Mean?

9 August 2014 • Blogs, NewsComments Off

by Tigger Montague hen many of us see a food labeled as organic, we immediately think that item as higher priced, a good marketing ploy, and of questionable value. It is true that organic food is more expensive. However, there is one very important reason why

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Feeding Straw to the Insulin Resistant Horse May be a Mistake

5 August 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Your horse is a grazing animal; he needs access to grass or hay all the time, all day and all night. Left with an empty stomach, the horse may develop ulcers, be prone to colic, experience laminitis or its relapse, and exhibit

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READ chapter 1 & 2 of Initiation from Canterwood Crest by Jessica Burkhart NOW!

1 August 2014 • BlogsComments Off

BUY Initiation from Canterwood Crest by Jessica Burkhart NOW! lauren towers, insomniac 11:59 p.m.: Days left: 1! Tomorrow morning (!) I leave home and Briar Creek for Canterwood Crest Academy. I got up to blog because I could not sleep. Usually, I’m up late

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Our top 3 picks for riding lawn mower tractors

31 July 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

It’s lawn and farm mowing season AGAIN! If you’re in need of a new riding lawn mower or purchasing your first one. Here’s 3 top options in the 42 inch blade range. Husqvarna YTH2042 42-Inch 540cc 20 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek Lever

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How to try a horse? This is completely hilarious AND true!

22 July 2014 • Blogs, Featured, VideosComments Off

Evention’s “how to try a horse” is truly a gem!

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Just Hit Him – Say Again? Horse Abuse

18 July 2014 • Blogs, FeaturedComments Off

by Missy Wryn Junior was a 2 ½ year old Thoroughbred gelding whose owner was struggling with aggressive and sometimes violent behavior. The boarding facility Junior lived in was ideal for training with a large indoor arena and a paddock that allowed him to

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READ chapter 1 of Scandals, Rumors, Lies from Canterwood Crest by Jessica Burkhart NOW!

17 July 2014 • Blogs, Celebrities, FeaturedComments Off

BUY Scandals, Rumors, Lies from Canterwood Crest by Jessica Burkhart NOW! DECISIONS, DECISIONS One box to go. I kneeled in front of a cardboard box that I’d shoved in the corner of Brit’s—well, our—room. It was the only box left to open after I’d

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Jon Ensign with how to catch a horse

15 July 2014 • Blogs, Featured, VideosComments Off

A great video from our friends at Spalding Labs! If you have to start trying to catch your horse hours before you ride this video is a must. Jon Ensign starts with being organized with your halter and rope before you even approach the horse so there is less