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Miles Henry

I love animals! Especially horses, I've been around them most of my life but I am always learning more and enjoy sharing with others. I have bought, sold, and broke racehorse yearlings. I have raised some winning horses and had some that didn't make it as racehorses, so we trained them in other disciplines.
Miles Henry

Best Polo Wraps for Horses and Why You Need to Use Them

A good polo wrap is an essential tool for any horse owner to have in their barn. If you are unsure what a polo wrap is, it’s basically like an Ace bandage but specifically designed for horses’ legs. It’s used primarily when the horse needs extra support or protection for its leg. It is essential …

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Women’s Riding Tights and Leggings: 10 Best & Buying Guide

No one can deny the allure of riding tights and leggings. They are a wardrobe staple among equestrian women, who wear them for practicality and style points. The modern iteration is designed with unique fabrics perfect for those who want to look good and be comfortable in the saddle – which means you’ll never regret …

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Horse Water Trough: What you need to know & 5 Best Options

Every morning we wake and go to the barn to feed our horses, wash out their water buckets and refill them with fresh water. For those in the pasture, I check the troughs’ water level and add more if needed. Your animal’s water containers must be durable, clean, and safe. The best horse water troughs …

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Best Horse Names: Meaningful & Unique for Males & Females

The best horse names are those that capture your horse’s essence and push your creativity. I included different types of names, so hopefully, you can find one to meet your needs. Here are the best horse names for male and female horses. Best Male Horse Names Why it’s on my list Best Female Horse Names …

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Shetland Pony: Height, Colors, and Temperaments

My friend has a ranch with horses and ponies. His kids’ favorite is a Shetland pony, retired from working in traveling shows who’s always eager to go on any adventure; however, my Shetland is stubborn and doesn’t like leaving the pasture at all. The differences between these two made me wonder which one of our …

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Western Saddles – Most Comfortable and Best All-Round

Western saddles were designed initially for working cowboys, but they evolved into something much better than their original models. Western saddles are the best choice for riders who ride long hours or compete in western events. They offer great support and comfort, plus you can use them on all types of horses. Western saddles come …

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Horse Hoof Care Tips: How often to clean, trim, plus tools

While I picked the hooves of the third horse, I was asked by my grandchildren about hoof care and why it’s so important for their horses. I explained the basics and thought there were some helpful things I could share here. In general, you should use a pick and clean out your horse’s hooves daily. …

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7 Best Treeless Saddles. Plus, how to choose the ideal one.

The versatility and universal fit of the treeless saddle have made them more popular than ever. One major advantage is that you can easily tailor it to your riding style or horse’s needs. But how do you know which is best for you? The best treeless saddles are made from durable material, either sturdy leather …

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Horse Shows: Types and What You Do At Them

There are many types of horse shows available for kids and adults. My grandchildren love barrel racing, and I am thankful they’ve been able to participate in local shows. It’s given them a chance to improve their riding skills while also watching one another compete. Competition is a key element of horse shows. Riders compete …

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