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A Fire Safety Checklist from the Certified Horsemanship Association

Posted on August 27, 2019 05:43 pm

Because so many states have been affected by wildfires, the Certified Horsemanship Association compiled some common tips about wildfire evacuation with horses. By no means is this a comprehensive list, but a starting point to get you thinking ahead. When in doubt, evacuate early....Click on the headline above to read the full post.

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Prepping Horseback Riding Trails for the Spring

Posted on March 13, 2019 08:49 pm

Trail riding is a favorite past-time of equestrians regardless of breed or discipline. There is nothing like hitting the trail and immersing oneself with nature and one’s mount while taking in fresh air and sunshine. Plus, getting out of the arena for a relaxing trail ride can be good for both rider and horse alike since it can help reduce ring sourness. To be able to have trails to ride on, it’s important to maintain horseback riding trails for the safety of riders and to minimize the impact we have on the land and wildlife that live in the area. Most trails need to be groomed and maintained at least once per year. This blog post shares some of the ways trails should be maintained...Click on the headline above to read the full post.

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Spring Planning: Getting your Horses and Facility Ready for the Upcoming Season

Posted on March 27, 2018 08:05 pm

You have survived the winter snow and ice and are looking forward to the spring blossoms and the green grass. The spring cleaning and planning for the upcoming season is under way. There are many things to consider as you prepare for opening day—the horses, the tack and equipment, scheduling of riders, and the facilities.

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Emergency Planning: When It Really Counts, Will Your Farm Be Prepared?

Posted on April 15, 2015 08:03 pm

While not all emergencies are preventable, there are precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk and steps to take beforehand so that if an emergency happens, a plan can be put in action to save lives. While the topic of emergency planning is a big topic, the Certified Horsemanship Association would like to share some of the most important tips for blog readers...Click on the headline to read the entire post.

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