Horse Quizzes, Resources + Cool Videos

 

 

Resources for
Riders

4 Must Read Horse Blogs

Horse Junkies United: A fab website/blog for the horse crazy set

Horse Listening: Lots of great informative riding articles

Equisearch: Practical Horseman's website. Several blogs and lots of articles

Behind the Bit: Popular dressage oriented blog

Buying Your First Horse

Everything you need to know about purchasing your first horse >>

Learn More About How Ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds Become Show Horses 

There are some great charities (listed below) that rescue Thoroughbreds and give them a chance at another career. Some of history's greatest hunters, jumpers and eventers have been off track Thoroughbreds!

http://www.neighsavers.com/index.php

http://www.canterusa.org

http://www.sctbrescue.org

Kathy Kusner rode her famous ex-racehorse, Untouchable, in two Olympic Games.

Kathy Kusner rode her famous ex-racehorse, Untouchable, in two Olympic Games.

Exponential is an off-the-track Thoroughbred and Olympic 3-Day-Eventing star! Such a cool horse! You have to watch this video of him competing at Burghley (and if you haven't ever seen cross-country before than you REALLY have to watch this!)

Exponential is an off-the-track Thoroughbred and Olympic 3-Day-Eventing star! Such a cool horse! You have to watch this video of him competing at Burghley (and if you haven't ever seen cross-country before than you REALLY have to watch this!)

The Best Horse Training Books

Mary Wanless is a master at teaching riders to focus on their biomechanics in order to improve.

Mary Wanless is a master at teaching riders to focus on their biomechanics in order to improve.

A truly amazing book that will transform your relationship with your horse. Mark Rashid may be a cowboy but his approach to horsemanship applies to all types of riders. 

A truly amazing book that will transform your relationship with your horse. Mark Rashid may be a cowboy but his approach to horsemanship applies to all types of riders. 

One of my favorites growing up, so good they still publish it! A must for anyone new to horses, this is a visually stunning and extensive guide to horse breeds that includes a training/equipment section.

One of my favorites growing up, so good they still publish it! A must for anyone new to horses, this is a visually stunning and extensive guide to horse breeds that includes a training/equipment section.

A ton of great exercises for riders of all levels. Written by Linda Allen, a top course designer and former high level rider.

A ton of great exercises for riders of all levels. Written by Linda Allen, a top course designer and former high level rider.

Practical Horseman's Book of Riding, Training, & Showing Hunters & Jumpers is out of print but used copies are cheap on Amazon. This is hands down my favorite horse book on training and riding, and is full of insights from the world's top show jumpers. 

Practical Horseman's Book of Riding, Training, & Showing Hunters & Jumpers is out of print but used copies are cheap on Amazon. This is hands down my favorite horse book on training and riding, and is full of insights from the world's top show jumpers. 

A must read if you're horse-crazy (which of course you are if you're on this site!). A ton of fun info about horses and riding.

A must read if you're horse-crazy (which of course you are if you're on this site!). A ton of fun info about horses and riding.

Videos, Quizzes + Games

Cool Videos

This girl has such an amazing relationship with her horse! 

Wow! Check out this video of one of show jumping's best riders, Michael Whitaker, jumping a 7+ foot tall puissance wall - without a saddle!

Do you know the parts of a horse? Take a horse anatomy quiz.

Test your knowledge >>

Play these Popular Horse Games!

Horseland is a super popular game where you can breed and show your own horse and interact with thousands of people around the world. No download necessary. >>

Horseland is a super popular game where you can breed and show your own horse and interact with thousands of people around the world. No download necessary. >>

Howrse is one of the hottest horse games out there, with over a million players breeding horses and managing their own equestrian centers. >>

Howrse is one of the hottest horse games out there, with over a million players breeding horses and managing their own equestrian centers. >>

My Horse Club is arguably the biggest horse game out there. Breed and care for your four-legged friends! >>

My Horse Club is arguably the biggest horse game out there. Breed and care for your four-legged friends! >>

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