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Getting through the tough times

- Larry Cutler Chairman of the Board Australian Stock Horse Society “Versatility and resilience is how I would describe how our members get through


Introducing a New Horse to a Herd

After trying different horses for sale, you’ve settled on the perfect horse for you. Buying a horse often means making changes to turnout herds. New i


Managing Your Horse’s Mane

Horse manes can be some of the most challenging aspects of grooming. Pulling a mane is a time-consuming chore. Left unmanaged, your horse’s mane can g


Staying Safe in the Show Warm-Up Ring

Staying Safe in the Show Warm-Up Ring The warm-up ring at horse shows can be a busy, crowded place. You’ll face horses and riders going every which w


Evaluating a Buyer When Selling Your Horse

Selling your horse can be an emotional time. You’ll be saying goodbye to an equine friend, and letting your horse’s wellbeing and care be taken on by


Horse Floats For Sale | Is Your Horse Float Safe?

It is vital that your horse float is safe; it transports your horse regularly and there’s nothing worse than having a disaster while on the road. Here


Pre-Show Checklist

After looking at horses for sale and finding just the right horse for you, you’re probably pretty excited to bring him to a horse show. Horse shows ar


Rehabilitating Your Horse From an Injury

If your horse sustains an injury that requires long-term recovery it can be difficult to be without your riding partner for the months of recovery, bu


Tips for Test Riding Horses for Sale

When buying a horse, you will probably test ride a number of different horses for sale. It’s important that you have a chance to ride a horse before y


Ways to Become a Better Rider When Not in the Saddle

Horseback riding takes many hours of patient and constant effort. The journey to becoming a better rider is a long one. But there are many ways that y


Great Ways to Pamper Your New Horse

After looking at horses for sale and finally buying a horse, you may be looking for some ways to spoil and pamper your new horse. Here are some great


What to Expect at Your First Horse Show

Horse shows are an exciting aspect of horseback riding, and give you a chance to put your skills to the test. If you’ve never ridden in a horse show b


Australia’s Largest Pleasure Horse Breed now paying out a huge amount of prizemoney

This week the Australian Stock Horse Society has begun paying prizemoney from the recently completed National Show of over $160,000. Society Chairm


Building a New Horse’s Confidence

When buying a horse, you’ll be faced with many horses for sale. Each horse for sale will have a different temperament and a different confidence level


Tips for Riding a Spooky Horse

As you try out horses for sale and ride different horses, you will probably come across a horse who is spooky. Riding a spooky horse can be a bit unse


Building Your Confidence When Riding a New Horse

Fear and horseback riding sometimes go hand in hand. When you’re trying out different horses for sale and buying a horse, it can be difficult to build


Tips for Riding a Horse That Bucks

During the course of your career in horseback riding, you will probably have to deal with riding a horse that bucks. Bucking horses are not fun to rid


Top Necessities to Have on a Trail Ride

Trail riding is a great way to get away with your horse for a while. But things can happen unexpectedly on the trail, and if you’re miles away from he


Help Your Old Horse to Live Longer

Older horses and senior horses are some of the best equine partners around. But as horses age, their needs and activity levels change. While you may b


Is Your Horse Ready for Trail Riding?

Trail riding can be one of the most exciting and relaxing parts of horseback riding. Preparing your horse to go out on the trail is an important part