Justin Buck

Justin Buck is a veteran horseman who loves a horse stable more than a cozy bedroom. He shares his expertise about horse care, cleaning, and riding tips here in TRA.

Are Horseshoes Cruel and Barbaric

Do Horseshoes Hurt Horses? Let’s Find Out

Horseshoes are a symbol of good luck worldwide, but are they comfortable for the horses? How do they feel when they wear horseshoes? As an equestrian, you must be using horseshoes to protect your horse’s feet and enhance its hooves. However, for horses, horseshoes are more than that. Shoeing the horse is a century-old practice, …

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How Tall Is the Average Horse

Everything You Need to Know About How Tall a Horse Is

Different breeds, diets, and levels of exercise affect the form and size of a horse’s body. Choosing a horse to ride will depend on many factors, such as temperament. However, how tall a horse is will play a crucial role in your suitability as its rider. Additionally, you’ll need to know the height of a …

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Do Horses Eat Meat: Should I Feed Meat to My Horse?

Do horses eat meat? Since people have always believed horses mainly ate grass and hay, this question has always been on their minds. Horses are herbivorous animals by nature, so it raises many questions whenever one comes across any meat-eating horse. If you’ve read “Deadly Equines,” you know that it’s one of those books that …

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How Do Horses Sweat

Do Horses Sweat or Not?

Horses are known to be fast and active animals, whether on a farm or racing field. In fact, well-cared-for horses boast the endurance to run as far as 100 miles in just 24 hours. With so much strength and endurance, and activity that they get up to, it is normal to question whether they sweat …

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Are Horses Smart

Are Horses Smart? Yes, they are!

When it comes to identifying intelligent domestic animals, dogs and cats are the usual picks. However, we have seen horses exhibiting smart behaviors on TV shows and documentaries. These shows can’t be staged, and horses may be smarter than we think. Out of curiosity, we researched and found fascinating information about horses. Are horses really …

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