Are Horses’ Hooves Similar to Toenails?

David Sanderson Equipment, Food, Preparation & Health

The short answer is yes! Part of the this wall is similar in composition and function to our fingernails and is constantly growing. The hoof is made up by an outer part called the hoof capsule and an inner living part containing soft tissues and bone. As you can probably guess, the outer part protects the sensitive internal hoof tissues. …

Common Saddle Types – Part 2

David Sanderson Equipment, Food, Preparation & Health

It’s a good idea to know why different saddles exist and what makes each one useful for specific situations. A few weeks ago, we covered four common saddle types including general purpose, dressage, jumping, and kids saddles. If you missed that post, use this link to check it out. This week we’ll finish up and cover four more types! Hunting …

A Horse-Approved Homemade Treat

David Sanderson Equipment, Food, Preparation & Health

Erica Larson, a news editor and proud horse owner, came up with this horse treat recipe and we decided it was worth sharing with all of you!   It was featured in The Horse‘s February 2012 article, Healthy Horse Treats, which provides insight on what to consider when feeding your horses snacks. Since Erica’s horse Dorado loves grapes and raisins, …

Equestrian Summer Fashion!

David Sanderson Equipment, Food, Preparation & Health

Since you most likely own a horse and know how to ride one, why not look fashionable while doing it! Below are some examples of what to look for and where to find the best equestrian summer fashion!; before you know it, you’ll be trotting around town in style at the Dallas Equestrian Center Center! Equestrian Collections LAS Helmets Vega …