Too many horseback riders hang up their boots once the snow flies, resigned to hibernating until spring. Raymond I like the idea of this hub. Social media is not a place for me. I do advertize my books on Twitter have a Facebook account and on Instagram but don’t spend a lot of time it is just for business. Teaching your dogs the “leave it” command can be extremely rewarding because it can keep them from grabbing things. It can also be a life-saving command. QUARTER HORSE – The United States is the proud and original breeder of quarter horses, and they can be used for riding, racing, and work purposes. Most of the photos you’ll see around you featuring cowboys are mounted on quarter horses. Yet on the bottom of that very page, the address listed is in Cyprus, which is a little island off TURKEY, and it’s actually on the border between Middle East and Europe. In fact, one third of the island of Cyprus is Turkish! (the other two thirds are Greek). However, TVI Express uses a London UK phone number (country code 44). Bridging over or along a cushion rail is a little difficult at times. Depending how close the cue ball is, I suggest you sometimes loop your index finger around the cue to help guide it. In making a shot when the cue ball is close or against a cushion the backward cue action is slow and short. Which makes them some of the most well-adjusted horses around. They have great work ethics, it’s bred into them. Even if they didn’t like racing, I have never met one that wasn’t a willing partner at work when ridden and trained well. This is an explanation of the American Kennel Club’s new Lifetime Achievement Awards. Learn the Kennel Club’s alphabet soup for these new titles. I sure learned a lot about horses from your hub. Voting up, awesome and sharing. After lunch its time for games on horseback! This time the kids are separated into two groups instead of three. In their enormous covered arena the participants and their horses meet to let the games begin. With a thoughtful variety of games the players never lose interest. There’s tic-tac-toe, ring toss, pipe stack and many more. Each team rotates rider and horse to run the task and beat the other team to the finish. Its all in fun and everyone gets a chance to try their hand at every game. Most show circuits have local or regional shows that they organize. This is an excellent opportunity to offer year end awards for the highest ranked Off Track Thoroughbred in a class series or division. Unlike Quarter Horses, Arabians, Appaloosas, and other breeds, Thoroughbreds do not have specific breed shows in which they can compete against their peers. Offering a year end high point award, such as “the Highest Dressage Average for an Off-Track Thoroughbred” encourages their owners to compete in more shows to achieve this reward.