Horse Trailering Tips Too Hot To Trailer Or Ride
Horse Trailering Tips Too Hot To Trailer Or Ride “How Hot Is Too Hot To Ride?” Temperature + Humidity Level = 130 or higher…BEWARE! Horses get hotter much faster than you and I. They are more susceptible to the effects of heat stress. It takes approx. 17 minutes of moderate intensity exercise in hot, humid weather […]
How To Prepare For Vacation And Leave Your Horse Safely Behind
Summer is almost here. That means you may need to know How To Prepare For Vacation And Leave Your Horse Safely Behind as you are making your plans for summer vacation! Many horse owners start to feel anxious at the thought of leaving on vacation and leaving their most prized possession, their horse, in the […]
Hay Types and Varieties, Which Hay Is Best For Your Horse?
Hay types and varieties, which hay is best for your horse. Types and availability vary depending on region, and hays are representative of the climate in which they were grown. Grass hay types are divided into two categories based on where they are grown, cool or warm season. Cool season grasses include orchard, tall fescue, […]
Stewardship or Horsemanship?
Many horse owners/riders strive to be the best horseman/horsewoman they can be. When they describe their goals or aspirations in their involvement with horses, it seems to be wrapped around what they look like on a saddle, or how many buckles, saddles, trailers or money they have or can win. I rarely hear what they […]
How To Build Strong, Healthy Horse Hooves
How To Build Strong, Healthy Horse Hooves. With as much information on the nutritional building blocks of good hoof production and the great number of horses suffering from poor hoof growth, something is wrong. I believe in No Horse No Hoof and I will give you some information on how to build strong, healthy horse […]
Most Common Horse Worms And Parasites
In this article we will cover some of the Most Common Horse Worms And Parasites and the dangers that come with them. How does a horse get worms/parasites? Horse flies, house flies, bot flies all transmit disease. Horses can get worms when turned out with infected horses or when they are turned out in a […]
Is It Colic Or A False Alarm?
Is It Colic Or A False Alarm? Colic In Horses. Sometimes you just can’t tell. Sometimes it’s a mild colic that doesn’t require a Vet even seeing the horse. Sometimes it’s as obvious as can be that something is wrong and a Vet needs to be called immediately. Sometimes the signs are so mild that […]
Soy In Horse Feeds The Silent Antinutrient
Soy In Horse Feeds The Silent Antinutrient. Check those feed tag labels! Many horses are allergic to the soy that is in the horse feeds today. The horse’s body can only absorb a limited amount of iron from foods and supplements. It is easier for a body to absorb a higher percentage of heme iron […]
First Aid Kit For Horses
Horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention. First Aid Kit For Horses. Whether you are new to owning horses and in the process of finding out, or a long time horse owner, the truth is that horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention. More times […]