Georgia Horseback News

Easy Homemade Show Sheen Recipe November 18 2015

This homemade Show Sheen recipe is an easy DIY option made with ingredients that you probably already have at home.It's a quick way to get your horse show ring ready, without the cost of store bought sprays. For long term maintenance I prefer my DIY Coat Conditioner with Coconut Oil, but this recipe has been one of my favorites for many years since it's just so darn easy! And it really comes...

You Know You Are Horse Obsessed When... November 07 2015

You Know You Are Horse Obsessed WHEN... 1. Your horse comes first 99% of the time. There may be some unique circumstances when they don’t, but the majority of the time your horse will always come first. You’ll quite often find yourself at the barn late at night making sure they are ok, and have everything they need.  2. You’re always thinking about your horse. Some may think your crazy, at...

Dealing With A Horse's Fear | Top Tips October 03 2015

Recently I read an interesting article about horses and their fear.  It highlighted how important it is to always see our man-made world through the eyes of our horse. It really resonated with me. Horses are so frequently misunderstood. Fight & Flight We all know horses have a 'fight or flight' fear mechanism and usually they display the latter. To know how to deal with their fear correctly, it's very...

5 Things I Wish I Had Been Told Before I Started Riding September 05 2015

1. Competing will be 80% bad and 20% good. You’ll be sky-high one minute, and then back down to earth with a bang the next minute. Riding is tough. Very tough. Every rider will no doubt more or less agree with the above statistic. It takes an incredible amount of hard work and determination to be successful in riding. I wish I’d known just how hard it would be when...