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Three horse handlers show their quarter horses in hand in the show pen during a breed show
Getting to Know the American Quarter Horse
This popular horse breed known for its versatility and temperament is a great choice for first-time horse...
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A dapple gray horse staring into the camera grazes on weeds and leaves in a field on a sunny day
Hidden Dangers: 10 Plants Toxic to Horses
While most equids steer clear of bitter weeds and leaves, these are some of the most toxic plants to...
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An artistic photo of a chestnut horse standing in a field during a rain shower
Can You Leave a Horse in the Rain?
Many horses are perfectly happy grazing in the rain, but here are some things to consider before letting...
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A bay shire horse with white leg feathering grazes in a peaceful green pasture
What Is the Tallest Horse in the World?
From their impressive stature to their gentle nature, learn what sets these equine giants apart from...
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A chestnut horse and a gray pony stand in the opening of a white barn
Horses, Ponies, and Minis: What’s the Difference?
More alike than different, horses and ponies of varying sizes nonetheless have some distinct characteristics.
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A herd of Przewalski's horses, mares, and foals graze on Hungarian plains
A Journey Through Time: How Horses Evolved
Discover how horses evolved from small, forest-dwelling animals to the powerful and graceful animals...
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A woman in english riding attire kisses her bay horse's nose while he stands in a paddock saddled.
Why a Horse Is the Perfect Valentine
Forget roses and chocolate, a playful nuzzle and an appreciative nicker are the true ways to a horse...
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A man and a woman wearing red plaid tops ride chestnut horses in western tack in the snow alongside horse paddocks
10 Ways to Celebrate the New Year With Your Horse
As you reflect on the past year and plan for the next, don’t forget to make memories and celebrate with...
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closeup of a young woman kissing her bay horse's nose
From Hay to Play: Effective Ways to Keep Your Horse Happy
Use these proven strategies—from grooming to routine to social stimulation—to keep your horse content...
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Two dark gray icelandic horses face the camera on a snowy winter day
5 Hardy Horse Breeds That Tolerate Winter Well
Certain horse breeds are well-adapted to thrive in cold environments. Here are five hardy horse breeds...
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A chestnut horse with a thick winter coat stands in a snowy field
How Cold Is Too Cold for Horses?
Learn how low temps affect your horse’s comfort and what you can do to ensure he stays warm this winter.
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a close up photo of a chestnut senior horse's face with a winter coat and speckled with gray
How Long Can Horses Live?
Discover how long horses can live nowadays, thanks to improved nutrition, veterinary care, and workloads.
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