Horses

A Foundered Horse?

A Foundered Horse? Founder (laminitis) in horses is a serious condition of the foot caused by the pedal bone rotating and pointing towards the horse’s sole. It is also one of the most common reasons for disability and lameness in ponies and horses. This is extremely painful and in some cases it may be necessary …

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A Golden Horse?

A Golden Horse? How much is the Golden horse? These horses cost around $10,000 on average, though that price can rise considerably based on age, health, training, and pedigree. Akhal-Tekes with a strong metallic sheen to their coats often command a higher price, as well. How rare is a golden horse? Some are simply one of a …

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A Good Horse?

A Good Horse? What is a gold horse? The Akhal-Teke (/ˌækəlˈtɛk/ or /ˌækəlˈtɛki/; from Turkmen Ahalteke, [axalˈteke]) is a Turkmen horse breed. They have a reputation for speed and endurance, intelligence, and a distinctive metallic sheen. The shiny coat of the breed led to their nickname, “Golden Horses”. What is the best way to find a …

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Why Horses Bite?

Why Horses Bite? Some horses are inclined to nip or bite. This bad habit can be very dangerous, resulting in serious human injury. Biting may also be a sign of an underlying health problem in your horse or an indication that it has been socialized to be a little too familiar with humans. What happens …

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