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It’s hard to imaging putting mascara on a pony, even if it is for the Model Class at Devon. But it looks like this pony is an old hand at the application of cosmetics. It turns out that dolling your horse up for show is pretty common on the Arabian circuit, where mascara and eye […]

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Procrastination Pays Off

Usually by the first week of April, I’ve already clipped my horses — eliminating that annoying shedding out period — they have shoes on, and I’m planning my first hunt. This year, I’m behind. My horses are still hairy yaks and they are still barefoot. Just as well! Because we had about 4 inches of […]

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Temporary tattoos . . . for horses

Everyone has tattoos these days, so why not your horses? These temporary tattoos are like quartermarks but more fun and glittery!

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Lost and found

This week in the Boston area we saw the temperatures range from a balmy 60 degrees to a bone chilling 20. Hunting in these weather shifts is challenging for both horse and human as one day you’re too hot and the next you’re too cold. Helping the horses stay comfortable is key. During the warm […]

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