Horse Crazy

Legend's Grand Arrival

By Similkameen O’Rourke - This is the amazing story of how Legend came to Lasqueti Island, BC. For the past few months, the question had been: How will we get my new pony Legend home to Lasqueti when the ferry that goes to Lasqueti only takes passengers, no cars?! Vehicles have to be taken over to Lasqueti on a barge. As it turned out, that included Legend in his trailer.

Proper Hoof Care

By Hugh Dillon, DVM - It is not enough to just call a farrier and have him shoe your horse. One of the most basic requirements of responsible ownership is to understand and practice proper horse hoof care.

Ponies for a Cause

By Emily Penn - Twelve-year-old Diquita Cardinal is a dedicated horse lover on a mission. Two years ago, her cousin Tianna Skyrpan, now 13, was diagnosed with cancer, and she has been undergoing chemotherapy ever since.

Grooming Basics

By Horse Council BC - Regular brushing, or grooming, is important for your horse. It helps clean his coat, brings out the natural oils, and stimulates circulation. It also gives you a chance to check your horse for any skin diseases, infections, or injuries. A normal horse is neither excessively itchy nor bald.

Bridling the Western Horse

With Kathy Slack - Just started out riding? Looking for tips for bridling a horse for the Western disciplines? Kathy Slack guides you through the process, step by step, in this comprehensive, easy to follow video tutorial.

Saddling the Western Horse

With Kathy Slack - Just started out riding? Looking for tips for saddling a horse for the Western disciplines? Kathy Slack guides you through the process, step by step, in this comprehensive, easy to follow video tutorial.

2011 Photo Contest Mare & Foal Category Runner-Up

Entries for Canada's longest running equine photography contest are now being accepted. Win 1 of 12 DVD Box Sets for Jonathan Field's new series The (re)Start is Everything.

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