Add Value to Your Property with a New Shed, Garage or Barn

Even if you’re not planning on selling your property in the very near future, it’s important that you are constantly making improvements to your home and property to boost its potential market value. One way to do this without spending tons on renovations is to add a portable, freestanding shed, garage or barn to your… Read more »

Hot Weather Horse Care

Beautiful summertime weather is ideal for taking your horse out for a ride. Although this is the perfect time of year for riding, it is important to keep your horse’s health in mind when taking him or her out in the heat and sun. To keep your riding buddy in top shape, keep these care… Read more »

Tips for Giving Your Senior Horse the Best Quality of Life

It can be difficult to watch a beloved horse grow older and slowly decline. If you are facing the tough decision of whether to retire your mature horse, there are a few options to consider first. According to Dr. Karyn Malinowski, an equine extension specialist at Rutgers University, many horses can continue to be active… Read more »

Creating an Unbreakable Bond With Your Horse

When you bring home a new horse, you can’t just expect them to trust you and do as you say. Instead, you must form a bond with them that will foster that trust as well as loyalty. If you are unsure how to do this with your horse, here are a few tips. Get to… Read more »

Reap the Physical and Mental Benefits of Horseback Riding

For anyone who has ever gone horseback riding, you know what an exhilarating experience it can be. Horses are one of the most beautiful and powerful animals on earth and it is an absolute privilege to be able to ride one. Horses are an extremely obedient animal and are able to help people get over… Read more »

Tips for Safely Introducing a New Horse to the Herd

Horse herds, just like a small group of friends, become close and familiar with each other the more they’re together. However, introducing a new horse into the herd can be difficult, potentially leading to upset herds and potential conflicts. If you’re expecting to bring a new horse into your existing group, check out these tips… Read more »

Man or Woman: Horses Respond the Same

Throughout history, men traditionally rode horses more than women, whether for transportation, work or sport, but in recent years that has begun to shift. Nowadays, more than 80 percent of horse riders are women, as the fairer sex has shown a natural aptitude and love for riding horses. One question that no one likely considered,… Read more »

Spring is Coming – Tips for Managing the Muddy Season at Your Horse Farm

Although many of us experienced a mild winter, everyone is always happy to see the arrival of spring – even if it also means that it’s “mud season.” Horse owners know this season well since a muddy season is inevitable in many areas of the country. It is worth considering, however, how to best deal… Read more »

Reasons for Horse Behavior Problems

Horses bring a great deal of joy to many people. Even those who do not keep horses often enjoy watching or riding these noble, intelligent animals. Horse behavior problems can be a stressful and frustrating interruption to an otherwise enjoyable pastime, but it is important to remember that behavior problems may be a sign that… Read more »

Horses Can Recognize Expressions?

Any animal lover will tell you that animals can pick up on human emotions. You might notice that your dog might pay you a little extra attention if he thinks you’re sad about something, and there are all of those reports about elephants who remember everyone they’ve ever met … So is it really any… Read more »