Basic horse care, such as grooming, de-worming and regular feeding, are a fundamental part of horseback riding. Find out some simple ways to care for a horse and learn horseback riding tips in this free video series from a equestrian team coach.
Man has enjoyed a unique relationship with the horses on this planet. Horses have carried individuals into battle, brave and without fear. They’ve helped people travel over long stretches of terrain. In some parts of the world, they still pull the farmer’s plows and carry loads. They’ve been indispensable in herding and driving cattle. The police have mounted horse patrols for crowd control situations in urban environments. There is no question: horses have proven to be well-suited for human life, expressing qualities of loyalty and bravery, responding to commands, and usually having a calm, docile demeanor.
In this free video series, learn some basics about horse case and horseback riding. Mara Keith-Hunter is a lifelong equestrian who is also an equestrian team coach. She discusses the basics of caring for horses: feeding horses, cleaning horse ears, grooming horses and washing horses. Discover how to pick up a horse's legs to clean their hooves. Also, find out how to saddle and bridle a horse. Curious about how to get on a horse? Let Keith-Hunter explain an easy way to mount horses. Learn to ride a horse, including how to back up and how to jump a horse. So, take a moment, and discover more about horseback riding today!
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How to Give a Horse a Shot
When giving a horse a shot, stick a needle in the triangle part of the neck or the hindquarters. Learn to give horses shots with tips from an equestrian team… Read More