Classic Equine Connection

What Horse Owners Look For In A Boarding Stable

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Jul 17, 2024 2:48:00 PM

Horse owners want the very best for their horse and are very critical when deciding to move their horse somewhere new. One way a horse owner can decide which barn is best for them is to make a list of the “must haves” and compare boarding facilities based on these items.

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Checking your barn for damage

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on May 29, 2024 3:30:00 PM

We can only hope the worst of the weather is behind us. From winter snowstorms followed by spring tornados/thunderstorms throughout a large chunk of the U.S. Many parts of the U.S. are seeing dangerous road conditions, power outages, and mass destruction. There seems to be a wave of fresh air, sunny skies and spring like temps emerging. While you can, start evaluating your barn for any damage.- The sooner, the better!

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Boots & Bandages

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Apr 24, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Although boots and bandages on your horse's legs can provide minimal support to the horse’s tendons and ligaments, boots and bandages are primarily used for protection of the horse.

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16 Trail Ride Safety Tips

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Apr 17, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Trail riding this time of year is a treat for both you and your horse.  Cooler temps and beautiful fall colors, followed by a winter wonderland.  But don’t take for granted that your “bombproof” horse will stay bombproof.  Consider taking these steps for a safer trail ride.

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How To Get Another Year Out Of Your Horse Blankets

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Apr 10, 2024 3:00:00 PM

Hopefully you are able to put away most of your horse blankets until next year. Quality horse blankets can be expensive so you want them last as long as possible. Instead of just tossing them in a pile in the corner of the tack room until next fall, take these steps now and they'll be good as new next time you are ready to use them.

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April showers bring May flowers, and mud!

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Apr 3, 2024 2:00:00 PM

With lots of rain comes muddy pastures and muddy horses. There are several months throughout the year when mud can become a stressful problem. In the spring months, rain can fall for long periods of time causing a monsoon of mud puddles. In the winter months when snow falls and then finally melts the ground becomes a muddy mayhem.

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Love/Hate relationship with Spring

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Mar 27, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Spring is finally here! For riders, spring means many things – some of them good, some of them not so great. Here are some of the things that we love – and hate – about spring!

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Spring cleaning

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Mar 20, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Spring has sprung, and that means- Spring cleaning! Don't try to do it all in one weekend though. Prioritize what is most important and start there. Remember some things can be done in inclement weather (like cleaning the tack room) while others might be better when you can turn your horse out (like updating/cleaning his stall).

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The Origin of “Horse Whisperers” and other Irish Horse Legends

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Mar 13, 2024 2:00:00 PM

With the Irish celebration of St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, here is one of the many Celtic legends that include the horse. Thank you to “Symbolic Horse Education Resources” for the information.

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A Riding Instructor for Your Child

Posted by Classic Equine Equipment Blog on Mar 6, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Your child wants to learn to ride a horse. Great! Your first task is to find a riding instructor who is a great fit for your child. This can sometimes be a challenge because not every child and every instructor will necessarily be a perfect match. The following tips can help you get started.

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