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Horses in Winter Conditions

Image of Carole Herder's horses Slash and Dot laying down together in the winter months.

Horses in Winter Conditions have certain things they must deal with. I am not talking about winter in Florida, or even Northern California. I am talking about real winter. Winter Conditions when everything freezes, including you. Winter conditions when you…

Posted on : 2017-02-17

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4 Simple Clinic Tips

A trainer along with people who have all participated in a horse clinic.

Clinics are great  and simple opportunities to receive riding tips and advice from some great trainers. But if you’ve never ridden in a clinic before, attending your first clinic can be an intimidating experience. These simple clinic tips can help…

Posted on : 2017-02-02

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Life is Simple… Just Ride

snowy horse

Do you have a resolution for this New Year? The meaning of the word resolution is to be firm in purpose or belief. As horse people, we are pretty clear we want horses in our lives, so we manage our…

Posted on : 2017-01-20

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Winter for You & Your Pets


You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health? Here are some tips to keep your pets…

Posted on : 2016-12-07

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Cavallo Keeps You Safe during Hunting Season

Hunting season is upon us, which means you need to take extra precautions when heading into the woods with your horse. These tips can help both you and your horses stay safe during your trail rides. Find Out Where Hunting…

Posted on : 2016-11-30

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Speaking at Equine Affaire


AT Last the bleachers were full! This was truly a magnificent turn out for my talk at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts last week. It wasn’t just that over 500 people came to listen to me speak about the reasons and…

Posted on : 2016-11-23

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The Power of Choice… and a bit of Kindness


How would you like to be standing in front of seventy people about to speak on the subject of caring for the horses we love and be confronted with the argumentative question “where did you get your information”? “What information?”…

Posted on : 2016-11-02

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PATH International


As a PATH Sponsor and President of Cavallo, I was asked to assist with the national award judging for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International again this year to determine the national winner out of the fantastic nominees who…

Posted on : 2016-10-19

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What You and Your Horse Can Gain from Giving Equine Agility a Try


Have you ever given equine agility a try? This relatively new sport is quickly growing in popularity, with workshops and competitions being held all over the country. In fact, equine agility can offer you and your horse a lot. Here…

Posted on : 2016-10-07

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