What Makes Cats Different From Other Animals

There are many differences between cats and other animals. All cats, from large wild cats to smalldomestic cats, share common features. Scientists claim that the cat species evolved about 40 million yearsago from an animal like weasels. In comparison, the human erectus, the first human, developed about 1.8million years ago.The first domesticated cats are among …

Handling Horses With Confidence – Stop Fearing and Start Enjoying Your Horse

Calm confidenceThere is one tool that any person must have in order to be successful with horses. It is a more importanttool than any other tool you have. You can’t buy this tool at the feed store or order it online. It is a toolthat will make all other marketing tools more useful. And without …

What Horses Do Today – The Many Roles Horses Perform in Modern Society

What do horses do for a living? I love these great animals and they are my pets and companions today.For many years we participated in amateur competitions and drove the track. One hundred years ago,these simple domestic beasts were still used as vehicles and their lives consisted of many works. Rarelywere they just pets.I decided …

4 Steps for Overcoming Your Horse’s Fear of
Other Horses

Does your equine buddy feel danger to other horses going to the warm-up arena during the race? Does hejump sideways when the horse is too close, or threaten his butt, and even succeed like mine? Maybe itstarts to show or you feel overwhelmed by the crowd because you are used to working alone? Maybe he’sjust …

Why Do Dogs Try and Mate With Your Leg?

Many people experienced the embarrassing moment when their host male suddenly hugged his front legsaround his leg and began to force his pelvic floor muscles.Why do these dogs start such uncompromising activities?The answer is that dogs, as puppies, go through a special phase of socialization through which theyidentify. This critical period lasts from four to …

Tongue-Hanging in Horses – Causes and Cure

Tongue suspension profileRubesca was given to me for free, an eighteen-year-old fine chestnut born of many bad habits, one ofwhich was tongue hanging. That big muscle came out of her left mouth almost nonstop: she lookedridiculous.Who would have thought she would become the best horse I ever owned, having won many one-dayevents, events and competitions?About …