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 …

Old Dogs, Gene Weingarten – A new ride on old dogs

There are many books out there about cute and tender but very few puppies like Old Dogs, Gene Weingarten’s book about old canine friends. Often forgotten, Weingarten claims that bigger dogs are the best dogs and in his book he explains all the reasons why you shouldn’t neglect your old friend and always be looking …

Medicines known to cause sudden deafness

in dogs! First of all, before your dog is treated for an inner ear infection, it is important to determine if it is a bacterial, yeast or fungal infection! Treatment of yeast and fungal infections with specific antibiotics is counterproductive. It could cause temporary or even permanent damage to your dog’s hearing! More often than …

My Dog Is Constipated – What Should I Do ?

Just like their owners, just about all dogs will periodically suffer from constipation; some more than others. In most cases, simple precautions and home remedies work enough to help them. However, if the problem gets out of control, it could become serious, expensive and possibly fatal. Owners of dogs on medications, inactive, older and senior …

Why Do Dogs Try and Mate With Your Leg

Many people have experienced the embarrassing moment when their host’s male dog has suddenly clasped its front feet around their leg and started making vigorous pelvic thrusts. Why do these dogs embark upon such an unpromising activity? The answer is that dogs pass through a special socialization phase when they are puppies, during which time …