Quick thinking and these six splinting techniques can increase the chances of your horse recovering from one of a horse owner’s worst nightmares: a broken leg.
10 Tips for a Successful Spring Ride
Avid Trail Riders look forward to spring, and relaxing forays into nature that come with the season. But all too often, improper preparation for the first ride results in injured horses or riders. Here, Backcountry Basics author Mike Kinsey, a South Carolina horseman who'e well-versed in riding the rugged outdoors, shares 10 hints to help riders and their four-legged friends ease into a successful and safe trail-riding season.
Ask Our Expert - Mike Kinsey
Trail expert and backcountry extraordinaire Mike Kinsey runs his Start ’em Right horse training program from his facility in Belton, South Carolina. Kinsey conducts a variety of clinics throughout the country, and authored the Western Horseman book Backcountry Basics, with Senior Editor Jennifer Denison. Learn more about Mike at startemright.com.
An Ounce of Prevention
Breeders can’t entirely ensure the health of their foals, but smart planning and preparation can go a long way in preventing some of the most common injuries and problems young horses face.
Ask Our Expert - Arizona horseman Mike Kevil
At Western Horseman, we know how lucky we are to have access to the best clinicians, horsemen and experts in the industry. Lucky for you, we also love to share. This month we’re kicking off a new series, “Ask Our Expert,” which bridges a gap between our two most valuable assets: our equine experts and you.