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FOLLOW YOUR CURIOSITY FOR HORSES in “Horse Smarts & Carts," a blog for horse lovers... full of horsey tips, entertainment, and carriage driving equine knowledge. GSCA members and others share terrific experiences here!

A 3-day Pass to Bob Giles Demonstration / Training workshop is kindly being donated to GSCA's FUNdraising Auction, by Ann Miles at the Carriage Barn in Kensington NH.

NE Horse and Trail

GSCA is now affiliated with the New England Horse and Trail (NEHT) - http://www.nehorseandtrail.com/ .

NHHC News --  HB296-FN Animal Waste in Parks.

I love barn dogs! I think they are the best barn companions for humans and horses.

I have an abnormal fear of mice. There’s just not enough room for them and for me in the barn.

This little ditty portrays the woes of a horse husband...

Horse Ringworm infection

Ringworm is not actually a worm, it is a form of dermatitis that is caused by a fungus.

Do you know about "elf knots"?

Technique for practicing leg-yielding and lateral work using long lines: 

MYLES STANDISH RIDE/DRIVE  (by Eric Wilking)
For the third year in a row John Huether hosted the Myles Standish Ride/Drive assisted by Linda & Eric Wilking for the Granite State Carriage Association.  This year the State Forest was perfect for the event.  Weather was great with warm daytime temperatures and cool temps at night, great for getting rest for the next day’s drive/ride.