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The Use of Over Reach Boots for Horses

horse equipment shops, equestrian equipment, riding gearWhat is Overreaching?

Overreaching is when a horse snags or “grabs” their front heels with the toes of their hind legs which may result in injury. The area that sustains this injury is usually the delicate heel and pastern of the horse, so cuts and abrasions on these areas can become a cause for concern. Overreaching commonly occurs during fast-paced exercise and jumping, although it can occur while walking under certain circumstances.

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Choosing the Best Dog Bed

Some people think that dogs are perfectly suited to simply curl up and fall asleep anywhere but as most dog owners know, this is not enough. Curled up on the floor may work for a quick rest but a good night’s sleep for our beloved canine companions requires the expertise of pet bed manufacturers. Here are the different kinds of dog beds best suited for different dogs in different situations.

Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Saddle

Whether you are an experienced horse rider or a beginner there are certain things you should keep in mind when purchasing a saddle to make sure you get exactly what you (and your horse) need. When it comes to horse supplies, the saddle is the basis of what you will need to ride a horse successfully.

Choosing the Right Halter for Your Horse

Equestrian equipment includes everything you will need to comfortably ride while not burdening the horse. Horse halters and head collars are essential headgear items used in horse riding. It is essential to be sure your halter is fit properly so it can be fully functional for both horse and rider.

Signs That Your Dog is Stressed and How You Can Help

Anxious pups are easy to spot if you know what to look for. There are many signs of stress that dogs express, as well as plenty of ways you can help calm your canine companion with the help of common dog products and dog accessories. If you see any of these signs of stress in your pooch be sure to start regularly taking steps to ease their anxiety.