Terri McHugh

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Trick Training - Teach Your Horse to Give a Hug

Who doesn't need a hug sometimes? Of course it would be difficult to teach a horse to give a human type hug--it would actually be quite dangerous. …

I’m Afraid – Emotional Intelligence…

All living beings feel other living beings through relationship or Social Intelligence. This starts in the brain and follows neural pathways and …

Touched by a Horse Daily Wisdom Message

Sweet morning, Greetings!<p>I was so enjoying our grooming session yesterday, thank you. I love how the bond of our trust flows both directions. Our …

Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles | The Star

Her mother has also noticed steady progress. “The changes are subtle yet extremely powerful,” says Deb. “I’m seeing bigger and bigger changes in her …

Equine Emotions in “War Horse”

Wildlife<p><i>The plot of the new movie</i> War Horse <i>is driven by the deep, powerful bond between a boy named Albert and his horse, Joey, who both end up serving in World War I. Watching it made us wonder: What do we really know about horses’ emotions? To learn more, NGM intern Erin Durkin turned to Carissa</i> …

Equestrian Cross Country Obstacles for 2012 London Olympics

We take a look at the quirky obstacles designed by Sue Benson for the cross-country Equestrian event at Greenwich Park photographed for the Guardian by Antonio Olmos, with words by Stephen Moss

A working life: the Italian equestrian co-ordinator

Behind every Olympic competitor is a team of staff dedicated to helping them succeed. For the Italian equestrian team that person is Andrea White<p>Dressage is a sport the audience has to watch in silent concentration. Spectators are even warned not to clap and cheer when competitors enter the arena, …

What Are the Olympic Equestrian Sports?

What are the Olympic Equestrian sports? The Olympic Equestrian sports are dressage, three-day eventing and show jumping.<p>Horse sports such as chariot …

Six Common Western Horse Riding Bits

01 of 06<p>Western Grazing Bit Explained<p>This is probably one of the most common western bits. The shanks were originally angled back so the horse could …

33 Magnificent Photographs of Horses

How the Department of the Interior Sold Out America's Wild Horses

A federal judge in Wyoming is now reviewing a dubious agreement between local ranchers and the BLM that would eliminate millions of acres of wild horse habitat.<p>Jim Urquhart/Reuters<p>Say you were sitting in a law school classroom taking an exam, or you were on a panel of experts talking about ethics …

What to Do When a Horse Pulls or Roots

If your horse is pulling the reins out of your hands by putting its head down suddenly, your horse is likely doing something called 'rooting'. Canny …

How to Train Your Horse to Do a Side or Full Pass

Many people think things like half passes and side passes are only important in the show ring. But, side passes are useful even if your horse is just …

Most Popular Gaited Horse Breeds

01 of 09<p>Icelandic Horse<p>Icelandic horses are sure-footed and sturdy. They tölt, and pace, in addition, to walk, trot and canter. Both gaits are …

'Real Housewives Of New Jersey' Recap: No Horsing Around!

<b>Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 5, Episode 13 of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," titled "Horse Whisperer to a Scream"</b><p>After a restful evening without kids, Jacqueline and Chris have a skinny breakfast of OJ, coffee, and gulps of air. As they sip, Jacqueline brings …

A Guide to Getting a Horse of Your Own

01 of 07<p>If you want to get a horse, you have to first be sure that you are ready, both financially and time-wise to care for a horse once it's yours. …

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Burghley Horse Trials: Social Media Meets Eventing | Digital Sport

You may think it a little bit left field that I’ve decided to put together an article about what is quite a niche sport. The is method behind the …

Social Media

How to Introduce a New Horse to the Herd

Getting a new horse is very exciting. But you probably don't want the other horses in your herd (even if it's a small herd of two or three) to feel …

Horse Racing

U.S. management of wild horses flawed, scientific report finds

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal agency working to rein in the population of wild horses in the West should rely more on fertility control than roundups because it would be more effective, a National Academy of Sciences review said on Wednesday.<p>Wranglers lead a herd of wild horses during Montana …

Interesting Horse Facts

01 of 15<p>Yes, horses do sleep standing up! They sleep laying down too, but only for short times. Learn all about the sleeping habits of horses.<p>02 of 15<p>…

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Tips and Tricks for Bonding With a New Horse

01 of 08<p>Firm, Fair and Consistent<p>Just like with children, you should be firm, fair and consistent. At all times, you should be firm in your …

Interesting Horse Facts

01 of 15<p>Yes, horses do sleep standing up! They sleep laying down too, but only for short times. Learn all about the sleeping habits of horses.<p>02 of 15<p>…

A Guide to Horses and Their Sleeping Habits

The sleeping habits of horses are somewhat different than humans. Most human sleep is usually a long stretch of about eight hours in a 24-hour day. …

How to Be a Responsible Horse Owner

Horses, unlike cats, dogs or other house pets, are a much bigger responsibility in terms of care, money and time commitment. Learn everything you'll …

Watch Horses Leap at the HCC Grand Prix

The Grand Prix starts at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday in Clarksville.<p>See horses jump, cars shine and prizes won at the 26th annual Howard Community …

The Kentucky Derby and the Slow Death of Horse Racing

On the eve of the sport's biggest event, it needs more than a Triple Crown to survive.<p>This dark and stormy Derby week, there is no other way to put it. These are dismal days for horse racing in North America. We once said, in the grandstands and along the backstretches, that all horse racing needed …

Most Popular Horse Breeds and Types

01 of 10<p>Draft Breeds<p>Ranking tenth, are draft breeds. The Clydesdale horse, the Percheron and other heavy horse breeds are the gentle giants of the …