Here are some great posts from the horse blogging world this past week.
Hooves: Excellent for both Exploding Heads and Amazing Healing Powers from We Are Flying Solo
Longtime readers of this blog will know that I am no stranger to crazypants hoof drama. This is an excellent overview of a pretty impressive and nasty foot wound, complete with lots of photos and retrospective thoughts.
A Filly Named Patriot Takes on the Colts from Trafalgar Square Books
Making a Heavy Horse Lighter from Guinness on Tap
Tristan's natural tendency is to be so heavy he'll give you blisters and sore arms. This is a truly outstanding overview of how to ride such a horse and help them be lighter. I've done a lot of these (with a great deal less skill than Austen has!) for Tristan over the years and he is considerably better than he used to be.
Chris Bartle: Let's Be Besties from The $900 Facebook Pony
I always mean to watch streaming online clinics, and then I never do. Here's a great summary of some of the recent ICP symposium stuff from Chris Bartle.