What Is Hobby Horsing and What Are Its Main Competitions?

What Is Hobby Horsing and What Are Its Main Competitions?

I know we generally only talk about real horses here on HorseyCounsel but I wanted to touch on a slightly different yet related subject today. That’s right, today we’re going to talk about hobby horsing, and by the end of this article, you should know everything there is to know about this sport. Hobbyhorsing is…

Dreams About Horses – What Do They Mean and How to Interpret Them?

Dreams About Horses – What Do They Mean and How to Interpret Them?

Has a horse ever appeared in your dream? I’ve dreamt about them countless times, but not always under the same circumstances. Today, I wanted to create a helpful resource that would help others figure out a horse dream’s meaning. Horses are generally seen as a positive sign whenever they appear in our dreams. However, they…

100 Funny Horse Puns That Will Brighten Your Day

100 Funny Horse Puns That Will Brighten Your Day

Not everyone likes puns and animal-related puns might be even less popular, but some of them are rather clever and deserve some recognition at least. I personally like puns that put my mind to work, whether we’re talking about horse puns or regular ones. Horses are so popular and widespread around the globe that they…

Unique & Interesting Traits Exclusive to Horses

Unique & Interesting Traits Exclusive to Horses

While horses are not the only equines in the world, certain aspects make them unique among their peers. In my experience, I’ve come across several unique and interesting traits that are exclusive to horses, and I wanted to share some of them with you today. The most unique and interesting characteristics of horses include their…

Horseback Riding With Dogs: The Do’s and Don’ts

Horseback Riding With Dogs: The Do’s and Don’ts

Horseback riding with dogs might seem like a no-brainer, but there are some things that you need to consider before you attempt it. If you’ve read my previous article about how horses get along with other animals, then you already know that horses and dogs make great companions. In order to ensure the safety of…

10 Steps to Overcome Your Fear of Horses That Actually Work

10 Steps to Overcome Your Fear of Horses That Actually Work

Fear of horses is natural. But it can be overcome. Most horses are gentle and well-behaved, but even so, they can look scary for someone who’s not used to being around large animals. I grew up around them and I never got intimidated by them too much, but that’s not the case for most people….

Horse Terminology and Jargon – A Complete Guide

Horse Terminology and Jargon – A Complete Guide

Living around horses my entire life, I’ve picked up on a generous selection of horse jargon and specific horse terminology that’s not used in any other field. While working with horses, we tend to use specific words and expressions that would sound very unfamiliar to a visitor or outsider. Some horse jargon or lingo is…

How to Ride a Horse Bareback (Without a Saddle)
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How to Ride a Horse Bareback (Without a Saddle)

Before the invention of the horse saddle by the Sarmatians in 365 AD, people used to ride their horses bareback. Few people do this nowadays, as using a saddle brings with it a generous advantage set, including improved stability, security, and comfort for both the rider and horse. Still, if you do find yourself in…