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  • 2018 BCHBC Rendezvous - photo by Arlene Ladd (view of N Thompson River)
    A Rendezvous to Remember with the Back Country Horsemen of BC!

    Sometimes you get a great group of people together and something special happens. Get a great group of people together who also love horses? Well, something truly MAGICAL happens! At the end of May we sent Jenny to the Back Country Horsemen of British Columbia 2018 Rendezvous in gorgeous Barriere, British Columbia to meet this…

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  • Assist Your Horse Through Season Change #4 – These Boots are Made for Riding

    Different weather patterns and vegetal growth have a significant impact on animals who live outside. Transitioning between seasons can be challenging, especially when conditions change dramatically. Properly managing some vital practices will provide your horse with the best chance for weathering these potentially severe fluctuations. Horses’ hoofs condition to tolerate the terrain of their habitat….

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    Emma’s Horseboarding Trip!

    Emma’s Horseboarding Trip Emma Massingale is amazing us once again.  She will be traveling along the Hebridean Way in the UK, a 185 mile long route off the West Coast of Scotland which crosses ten islands, six mind-blowing causeways, and involves several ferry rides in between. Not only will Emma be going  this length alone with…

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  • Tips for Staying Cool on the Trails from Cavallo

    While it’s the perfect time to hit the trails, the recent heat wave that’s spread across much of the country can make staying cool on the trails a challenge. These tips can help you and your horse to stay cool during your trail ride.

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    Those Incredible Equines: Horses Can Recognize Human Emotions

    Have you ever noticed a difference in your horse on days when you’re feeling sad? Maybe he’s softer and quieter with you – it almost seems like he knows you’re upset. And the same can be true of days when you’re feeling on top of the world as you enjoy a canter across a field. Your horse might throw in an exuberant buck or two in his excitement.

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  • Cavallo advice on Managing the Mud Headache

    It’s summer time and some of us are struggling with the conditions on our properties. If your area is very wet it can negatively affect your horse’s feet. Does mud on your farm seem to be a never-ending struggle? Mud can pull shoes off, negatively impact your horses’ hoof health, and can even make walking in your pastures a challenge. Try out these mud management tips around your farm to reduce and minimize mud.

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  • UPDATE on Team Canada at Youth World Cup

    Happy Canada Day! As Canadians celebrate their nation’s birthday, we’d like to also celebrate Team Canada as they compete at the 20th American Quarter Horse Association Youth World Cup in Australia. The competition started on June 26 and continues to July 3.   You can watch the live broadcasts at http://www.ywc2016.com/youth/live_webcast/index.asp Here’s a list of how Team…

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  • Ride Your Way to the Equine Lifestyle Festival in Australia!

    The team at Cavallo Horse & Rider wants to make sure YOU are entered in ACTHA’s draw to win a free week-long trip to Australia and the Equine Lifestyle Festival this November! (Here’s more on what’s happening at the festival – briefly!) If you love horses and have got the travel bug, this trip of…

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  • Win A Free Trip To Australia!

    By Carole Herder Greg and I were thinking about how we could offer you something fabulous and raise the profile of ACTHA at the same time. We decided do something really fabulous. Something everyone wants to do. A trip to Australia! Greg’s homeland! YOU could win the American Competitive Trail Horse Association’s FREE TRIP TO…

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