tips for riding a cantering horse with confidence

Riding the Canter: Tips To Cue, Relax, Correct, and Enjoy

The canter can be a hard gait to learn, and the speed that accompanies the gait can bring anxiety for many beginning riders. In this article,¬†we’ll talk about: cuing your horse to canter relaxing as you transition into the canter sitting correctly in the saddle so you feel secure and connected and how to know…

How to detangle a matted horse mane or tail

How to Detangle a Horse Mane and Tail

  Detangling a tangled and matted horse mane and tail can be a frustrating and time-consuming process- too often resulting in excessive loss of hair and thinning of the tail in the process! Below you will find illustrated instructions on how to detangle a mane relatively quickly with the absolute minimum hair loss. This method…

Fiber Art with Curly Horse Hair – Collecting, Cleaning, and Felting

  Curly Horses have many unique traits, most prominent is their unique curly coat. Curly horse fur is both hypoallergenic and often of a very different texture than typical “straight” horse fur. Because of this unique fiber type, curly horse hair can be used for fiber arts and even felting- similar to wool or alpaca…