Rudy the horse explains his visit with his doctor, Erin. Rudy says “She is a horse vet. It’s not personal, but I am wary of her because it seems her purpose is to frighten me.”
Rudy the horse from the popular book series explains the importance of a correctly fitted saddle and how saddle fitters can improve horse’s comfort level.
When 3 year old Hayden lost her beloved horse Teddy, her mom wrote to Allpony to see about having a custom plush pony made of Teddy. Read the heartwarming story about Hayden’s connection with Teddy and her request to Santa.
Read Emma Fogler of Across Town Farm talk about her life as a hunter jumper trainer with a new infant and how she is balancing it all.
Hi Kids, My Name is Rudy! I’m the star of a children’s book series where I tell kids about my life while educating them on all things horse! My owner and I have partnered with Allpony to bring a series of blogs to the Allpony website that discusses equine practitioners. I’m going to tell you about equine chiropractors in this edition.
This paper craft activity allows kids to create their own Christmas pony pulling a carriage full of gifts for the holidays. Simply download the PDF, print it out on your home printer, cut it out and attach the top together with glue, tape or staples to make the pony stand up on its own. Makes a great holiday decoration that kids can create on their own.
My almost eight year old daughter and I have both enjoyed reading the Rudy series together. We are both impressed with how Diane tells the story from her horse’s perspective while keeping the reader engaged. The books educate kids and adults about houses and horsemanship along the way. The Rudy Book Series and Allpony have similar goals in this regard and I was thrilled when Diane asked me to create a custom Rudy plush horse for her book tour!
It is extremely important for the trainer to make expectations of parents and riders very clear from the beginning. Every program is different and every trainer may have different requirements and expectations.
In our interview with Catherine Winter of Ride EquiSafe, we tried on a wide selection of child sized equestrian safety vests and learned more about the options available for kids.
A recent hot topic in the equine world has been the use of safety vests. While these have been seen for years in other disciplines like Eventing and Show Jumping, the safety vest has not been common attire in the Hunter, Dressage or Western Worlds, until now.