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The Arabian Part 2: One of the most beloved riding horses

William Woods Equestrian

Last week, we talked about the history, popularity, and impact — either indirectly or directly — of the Arabian horse breed on every riding horse in the world. A 2003 survey found that 67 percent of purebred Arabian horses are owned for recreational riding. Arabians appear in almost every part of the equestrian field. Their […]

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January 23rd, 2015

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A series on Arabians in America: Part 1

William Woods Equestrian

The Arabian is the oldest known riding horse in the history of the world. With roots in the Middle East, Arabian horses developed a lung capacity that contributes to its incredible endurance. Their large nostrils and eyes, small muzzles and wide foreheads are also believed to contribute to their sinus development from their days in […]

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January 9th, 2015

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Making barn safety a priority

William Woods Equestrian

Like a well-oiled machine, an organized barn helps ensure the safety of anyone who comes in contact with it – horse or human. Conversely, a disorganized barn can lead to potentially dangerous situations. A few areas of safety procedures to get organized in the barn include holding high priorities for tools and machinery, cleanliness, a […]

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November 13th, 2014

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