What Bits Do To Horses When You Pull On Their Mouth

What bits do to horses when you pull on their mouth What bits do to horses when you pull on their mouth.  Do you know what’s happening inside the mouth of your horse? Not sure which bit is best for both you and your horse?  Here is a great video on what goes on inside […]

Natural And Artificial Flavoring

Natural And Artifical Flavoring

From time to time we are asked to define what is meant by the terms Natural And Artificial flavoring used in Equine Challenge Horse Supplements. Natural And Artificial Flavoring Natural flavoring is the flavor that exists in the item naturally.  For instance, flax has a taste, carrots and whole oats have a taste. A natural […]

Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse

Tips For Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse

Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse   Horses by nature are grazing animals.  Because their stomach empties approximately every 3-4 hours, they eat many times throughout the day.  A horse’s natural diet is mainly grass, which is high in roughage. We should strive to keep our domesticated horses diets as close to what they […]

Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

Winterizing the hard keeper Horses

Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse Winterizing the hard keeper horse.  The cold winter months are upon us. As the temperature dips, you may find that your horse has more difficulty keeping weight on. If this sounds like your horse, here are some tips on how you can help them stay warm during these frigid winter […]

Hay Types and Varieties, Which Hay Is Best For Your Horse?

Creating the correct diet 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?

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 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 […]

Which Mineral Types Are Easily Absorbed In The Horses System?

Which mineral types are easily absorbed in the horses system? Do horses need minerals? The simple and complete answer is all of God’s creatures need minerals, vitamins and trace minerals in order to sustain life and to prosper as a well being as opposed to a healthy being.  Many people think that well and healthy […]

Fall Transition And Chronic Horse Colic Tips

Fall Transition And Chronic Horse Colic Tips

Fall Transition and Chronic Horse Colic Tips.  Fall is just about here but in Central California our weather is still HOT! We are looking at upcoming temps of 112 degrees, but by the end of the month, low 90’s. That being said, many horses will colic or find themselves in a Pre-colic situation with the […]