Category: Horses

  • Horse Training: The FIRST 3 things EVERY horse needs to learn.

    Horse Training: The FIRST 3 things EVERY horse needs to learn.

    It can be frustrating when you don’t know where to start and you and your animal are not on the same page. Whether you have a horse, pony, mule or donkey they all need to know these three things. Some are taught these when they are babies. Others are bred and sold not knowing much […]

  • How to Train a Mule to Lead the Easy Way

    How to Train a Mule to Lead the Easy Way

    Me and my mule had a few problems when it came time to lead him around on a lead line. I like a nice polite, well behaved animal when I have to lead it around for whatever reason. Animals can be a huge joy or a huge pain in the butt and what makes the […]

  • How To Trim Horse Hooves: Barefoot Hoof Trimming For Beginners

    How To Trim Horse Hooves: Barefoot Hoof Trimming For Beginners

    First you’ll learn horse hoof anatomy, then what tools you need for horse hoof trimming, then how to trim horse hooves step-by-step. This video is for beginners who want to learn barefoot hoof trimming.

  • 5 Things I Wish I Knew About Mules

    5 Things I Wish I Knew About Mules

    Mules have quite strength. They kind of just stand around, so you can forget what tremendous abilities are inside your mule. When it’s time to get the job done my mule has super powers and out does everyone in the pasture, then he settles right back down. [tvideo type=”youtube” clip_id=”13NDXfpA6PI” width=”1920″ height=”1080″] Mules are super […]

  • Horse Trailers For Sale: Choosing The Right One

    Horse Trailers For Sale: Choosing The Right One

    [tvideo type=”youtube” clip_id=”3HxjBZ5OKSY”] When you’re looking at horse trailers for sale all the options and choices can make your head spin. The sales people will try to talk you into all kinds of expensive options, but do you really need them? In this video Becky shows you her simple horse trailer that is safe and […]

  • Pony Now

    Pony Now

    [tvideo type=”youtube” clip_id=”5nWGJUGbXQg”] Introducing Pony Now. You can order a mattress online, a sofa, even a spouse. And now you can order a pony! Pony Now is the fastest easiest way to have a pony delivered right to your front door. Once you order your pony from our easy to use website it will arrive […]

  • Ponies, Horses, Donkeys, & Mules: Everything you need to know.

    Ponies, Horses, Donkeys, & Mules: Everything you need to know.

    Becky gives you an overview of the difference between ponies, horses, donkeys, and mules.

  • How to Fit A Saddle

    How to Fit A Saddle

    There is a very specific sweet spot where the saddle fits on the horse. You can’t make that bigger no matter how much you want to. So if you and your saddle don’t fit there you don’t fit the horse. If you weigh 150lbs but don’t fit the sweet spot your horse will be uncomfortable. […]

  • How to Ride A Horse

    How to Ride A Horse

    The tack is the most important part. Well fitted in good condition. Especially if you’re a beginner. Pick a calm older well trained horse, don’t be getting on the 3 year old bareback. Ride the horse in an enclosed arena for the first time. Be happy starting at the walk, learn to walk first. Give […]

  • Hard To Catch Mules AFTER Training

    Hard To Catch Mules AFTER Training

    Becky shows you how she catches her mules. They used to be hard to catch but then Becky discovered Meredith Hodges training. Becky followed her advice and now after a couple months of training the mules are much easier to catch.

  • Keeping Horses On A Small Homestead

    Keeping Horses On A Small Homestead

    Becky talks about how big your pasture needs to be to keep horses, how big her water trough is, what kind of shelter she built for her horses, and also how she built the gate for going in and out of the pasture.

  • Worming Horses Naturally

    Worming Horses Naturally

    Becky shows you her horse worming schedule. She explains exactly how she keeps her horses worm free using diatomaceous earth.

  • Fixing Cracked Hooves

    Fixing Cracked Hooves

    Does your horse have a hoof crack that won’t go away? Becky shows you how to fix it for good.

  • Why I love mules

    I just have to give you an update on my new mule Charlie. Charlie is our first mule and we want him for ridding. We have Doodle’s our donkey for driving, and LOVE him!! We like to trail ride with friends and family so I needed a brave, calm mount. For me brave is the […]

  • Horse Hoof Anatomy: Parts Of The Hoof

    Horse Hoof Anatomy: Parts Of The Hoof

    When you look at the bottom of the hoof you’ll see the frog down the middle, surrounded by the sole. My ponies’ feet are like Memphis, they have a lot of sole. The outside is covered by the hoof wall. Around the sole there is a thin line, that thin line separates the sole from […]

  • My Combined Driving Horror Story

    My Combined Driving Horror Story

    Today I entered my first combined driving show. Training level for greenies, like me. I have been training my donkey Doodles all summer with this show in mind. I thought of it often and talked about it to my friends. It was my end of summer goal. [image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”458″ title=”Before” align=”center” lightbox=”true” size=”medium” autoHeight=”true” […]

  • Donkey Driving Harness: How to Put it Together

    Donkey Driving Harness: How to Put it Together

    If you just bought a driving harness for your horse, donkey, or mule, and you don’t know what all the parts & pieces are this video is for you.

  • Donkey Cart Training

    Donkey Cart Training

    #212 In this episode Becky shows you how to harness up a donkey or horse, she talks about all the parts of a harness, and then shows you how to teach a donkey or horse how to drive and pull a cart.

  • Horse Talk Around The Barn

    This summer I have been Training my donkey to pull a cart. Driving can be lots of fun for both the donkey (pony) or whatever and the person, AS LONG AS both are comfortable. Let me explain. First I had to have a little work done on my cart. My seat was about 5 inches […]

  • Horse Hoof Abscess Treatment

    Horse Hoof Abscess Treatment

    If your horse has a hoof abscess, don’t freak out. Believe it or not it’s a very common issue horse owners deal with all the time, but it will need some daily attention for a week or so. First, let me explain the symptoms you will notice in your horse. The most tell tail sign […]