Animals that Get Along Well with Horses

Animal Companionship Tips

Horses benefit from companionship, and although they often keep each one another company, other animals can provide companionship to horses as well. Deer Creek Structures has compiled a list of animals that get along well with horses, and are good at providing companionship to them. Dogs Dogs make great companions for horses, especially horses who… Read more »

Prevent Horses from Getting Summer Sores

Protecting Horses

If your horses are suffering from wounds that don’t seem to heal and get infected rather easily, it might be a sign that your horse has summer sores. Unlike many common horse infections, summer sores are brought on by parasites that live in your horse’s stomach. Summer sores are usually caused by worms that typically… Read more »

Properly Store Hay to Ensure Fire Free Farm

Properly Store Hay to Ensure Fire Free Farm

There’s no doubt about it: owning a farm comes with a lot of responsibilities, including practicing fire prevention. Many people that aren’t familiar with farming practices are surprised to find out that hay can be a huge fire hazard if it’s not put away correctly. The key to preventing farm fires is to be aware… Read more »

Managing Hydration with Sport Horses

Horse News

You know how thirsty you feel running around in the summertime? How nothing sounds as nice as a cool drink of water? Well, your sport horses feel the same way! It’s essential to make sure your sport horses keep hydrated in the summer to avoid exhaustion, heat stroke and other heat-related injuries. Read on for… Read more »

Best Places to See Wild Horses

If you are traveling this summer and you’re hoping to get your horse fix along the way, consider stopping somewhere to see wild horses. Deer Creek Structures has scouted the best places in the United States to see wild horses, narrowing it down to four favorite spots. The Virginia Range, Nevada A top location to… Read more »

Danger of Buttercups to Horses

Horse News

A horse’s perfect day is probably spent grazing out in the field. However, there are some dangers associated with grazing that could be very harmful to your horse, including buttercups. Many people are unaware that buttercups are toxic to horses and other livestock. The leaves and stems of buttercups contain ranunculin, which forms the toxic… Read more »

Importance of Grooming Your Horse

Caring for Your Horse

People are committed to hygiene, from taking regular showers to washing their hair regularly as well. It is important for horses to practice good hygiene as well, and it’s our responsibility to ensure that they do. Grooming your horse on a regular basis is vital, and it’s not just about making the horse look nice…. Read more »

Horse Has Twins in Texas

Foal News

Can horses have twins?This is a rare, intriguing and miraculous occurrence not many know about since only around 1 in 10,000 twin foals survive to term, but the short answer is yes! If you’re a horse owner, you know the joy and excitement that comes when a foal is born. But can you begin to… Read more »

Understand the Dangers of Grazing

Do you limit grazing time with your horses? Horses surely love to graze, but as you probably know, keeping to a strict diet and limiting grazing can help keep your horse healthy and feeling great. But why exactly is grazing so dangerous? According to HorseChannel.com, unlimited grazing can trigger a condition known as laminitis in… Read more »

Being Your Best Self for the Barn

Have you ever felt yourself in that midafternoon slump, wishing you could head home for a nap? If you own horses on your own property or you go to visit your horse at a barn each night, you probably sometimes find yourself exhausted long before you get there. Luckily, there are simple and effective ways… Read more »