We though this video was too cool not to share. There is something almost magical about a good dressage team & this is no exception. Made even more interesting by the skeleton painstakingly drawn onto both rider & animal.
Lovely Pile of Bones
International Dressage Rider Matt Frost rides AMD Don Rosso II in an advanced dressage to music freestyle as the finale at the Reasons vs Excuses Lecture Demonstration with Adam Kemp and Gillian Higgins.
Not all plants are good for horses, which is crazy considering that is all they eat! Incredibly, there are a whole list of plants horses can’t eat. We don’t recommend you feed your horse rosemary directly (they probably wouldn’t eat it anyway), but it can do wonders for skin & hair ailments.
How do You Get Hair so Shiny?
This quick film shows some of the benefits of using rosemary for animal skin & hair. With quick tips for making it easy to distill the goodness of this lovely fragrant herb. It’s good for your hair & skin too!
For grazers, there is an enormous list of green items that horses can’t eat. However, there are a few that they can graze (that are even good for them!) & mint is one of them.
Of course your horse can’t enjoy a mojito, but it can benefit from some of the same properties we do in the mint (Mentha) plant. Mint aids digestion, makes great tea & horses actually like the flavor of it (how can they not?). It’s refreshing to see a plant that horses don’t have to avoid.
Let’s just start by saying that it’s important to pay attention to your horse’s nutrition no matter what they do. However, athletes have different nutritional requirements no matter what kind of animal they are so it’s important to know what your athlete needs to stay strong & healthy.
What You Put In
Three-day event horses obviously have unique nutritional needs which need to be met to keep them in peak physical condition. Four-star eventer Buck Davidson describes what goes into feeding high-performance horses.