Do Horses Like Music? Here’s What We Know so Far

Do Horses Like Music? Here’s What We Know so Far

Do horses like music? This is a question that I’ve asked myself countless times. For us, it’s more about music taste, which varies from person to person. However, we all enjoy listening to some form of music or another. In the case of horses, things are quite a bit different. Horses react positively to some…

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….

What’s Better: Metal Horseshoes vs Rubber Horseshoes

What’s Better: Metal Horseshoes vs Rubber Horseshoes

There are many different types of horseshoes out there, and for a new horse owner and keeper, it could be difficult to choose between them. Horseshoes are not mandatory for all horses but they can provide plenty of benefits, especially for horses that have conformation issues. They’re also applied to protect the hoof, assuming that…

What Is a Baby Horse Called (And Other Interesting Facts)

What Is a Baby Horse Called (And Other Interesting Facts)

Today I wanted to touch on the subject of baby horses, more specifically what are they called. However, since I have plenty of time and space to develop this subject further, I also wanted to share some very interesting facts about baby horses, some of which you might not have heard about. A baby horse…

Why Do Horses Roll On The Ground – The Most Common Reasons

Why Do Horses Roll On The Ground – The Most Common Reasons

If you owned a horse for a couple of years, you’ve probably seen him rolling around on the ground every now and then. The reasons behind this behavior might not always be obvious, as some horses will roll as a response to a certain stimulus, while others will do it spontaneously just because they feel…

When Do Horses Stop Growing: A Complete Guide

When Do Horses Stop Growing: A Complete Guide

We all know that most horses grow up to respectable heights, most of them reaching between 13 and 15 hands with proper nutrition and a healthy exercise routine. However, for an aspiring horse owner, it’s important to know exactly when will your horse stop growing, so that you’ll be able to make informed decisions when…

How to Tell If Your Horse Is Cold and What to Do About It

How to Tell If Your Horse Is Cold and What to Do About It

Most horses are well-adapted to the cold and will cope with the winter months without too many issues. However, depending on their breed, their health, and their age, some horses might become too cold for their own good, and this could lead to some serious complications such as hypothermia. In order to become a responsible…

How Do Horses See Color & Do They Have Good Night Vision?

How Do Horses See Color & Do They Have Good Night Vision?

I wanted to touch on the subject of horse vision for a while now, particularly when it comes to the way horses see color but also their capability to see in the dark. Up until recently, people believed that horses are completely colorblind, or even that they see the world in black and white. That’s…