Happy Christmas, Eventing Nation! We wish you and your loved ones (two-legged and four!) a magical day of merriment and joy.
National Holiday: Christmas Day
When the ground freezes this winter, be sure and take extra precautions to protect your horse during riding or turnout. [Pro Equine Grooms]
When your horse’s winter vacation comes to an end, be sure to give him a slow but effective return to work in order to maximize his preparation for the first event of the season. [Post-Season Vacation and Pre-Season Training]
Stirrup length will affect your balance and the effectiveness of your leg aids, but did you know that horizontal stirrup placement also has an effect on a rider’s biomechanics? Adjustable stirrup bars are the next big thing in customizing a saddle for each individual rider. [Stirrup Placement and Rider Biomechanics: What’s the Link?]
Monday Video: I’m not crying, you’re crying.
This is amazing. The Budweiser Clydesdales Horses and Purina surprised Far View Horse Rescue with a special delivery. You don’t want to miss this. <3
Posted by The Horse Mafia on Saturday, December 9, 2017