Category: General Information

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 »

Common Horse Diet Myths Busted

Many people have different thoughts and opinions regarding the proper diet for a horse. In fact, there are many common myths about how you should feed your horse and what you should feed your horse. However, it’s important to educate yourself on what is fact and what is myth. Horses Eat Dirt Some horses do… Read more »

Transporting Horses Safely

Horses require special attention when transporting and it’s important to know what precautions to take when transporting your horse. Even the calmest of horses can become agitated when the loading process begins, and some grow weary the minute they see the transport trailer. Some horses can experience dehydration, weakening of immune functions, and even exhaustion… Read more »

Best and Worst Treats for Your Horse

We all love to treat our horses, and while some treats are good for horses, other treats that we might think of as “harmless” can actually be toxic to horses. It is important to understand what you can safely feed your house as a special treat and what you should not give to your horse… Read more »

Benefits to Weighing Your Horse’s Food

Providing a quality diet with the right amounts of food and nutrients to your horse should be a top priority. A horse typically consumes 1.5-2% of their body weight in dry matter each day. This amount of food is a necessity to maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract. It is not always a practice to have… Read more »

Dangers of Traditional Bran Mashes

Many horse owners used to feed their horses bran mash, especially during colder months. However, in recent years, bran mash isn’t typically fed to horses and the routine habit has now become an old practice. Bran mash does not have the health benefits that many horse owners once believed it did for several reasons. Considering… Read more »

New Product Developed to Help Horses Run

Megasus Horserunners

A new product called Megasus Horserunners was recently developed to better serve horses when they walk or run on all terrain. It is the world’s first clippable runner for horses, changing the way that horses move. The product is equipped with shock absorbing hoof protection technology that allows horses to move easily on any terrain…. Read more »

Jumpy Horse? Calm Them Down with These Tips

When a horse becomes jumpy, it is usually because they are afraid, which makes them unable to effectively gauge the situation around them. If a horse gets spooked, it could be dangerous for the rider. If you’ve got a frequently skittish horse, check out these tips to calm down your nervous horse. Forge a Relationship… Read more »