Category: Horse Care

Horses Can Catch Colds Too: Here’s What You Need to Know

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As winter begins to set in and us humans gear up to stay healthy this cold and flu season, horse owners may wonder if their horses can become infected too. While we can’t pass our colds onto horses, they are susceptible to their own set of cold and flu viruses that can hit at any… Read more »

How To Introduce a New Horse to Your Herd

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As you grow your farm over the years, you’ll be welcoming new livestock into the barn from time to time. The good news for horse owners is that horses are naturally social animals that usually prefer to be part of a herd. However, that doesn’t mean you can just plop a new horse into your… Read more »

7 Grooming Tips for a Healthy & Beautiful Horse

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How often do you take a shower? Brush your hair? Brush your teeth? Hopefully everyday (or at least a few times a week). Keeping up with personal hygiene is important for staying healthy and feeling good in your skin. Well, the same goes for your horse. The only difference is that horses aren’t too great… Read more »

The Dangers Fall Leaves Can Pose for Your Horse

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Fall is a beautiful time of year, especially when you’re living on a farm or pasture. The changing leaves create stunning, vibrant landscapes, and the crisp temperatures are perfect for apple picking and horseback riding. If you own horses though, you also need to consider what the fall season means for your animals. You may… Read more »

Tips for Calming an Anxious Horse

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Just like humans or any other animal, horses sometimes experience anxiety. There are a lot of reasons your horse may feel stressed or nervous, such as a new environment, sudden noise or other sensation, unfamiliar person, or even a new object in their path. As their handler and loving owner, it falls to you to… Read more »

4 Animals That Make Great Companions for Your Horse

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Did you know that horses are considered herd animals? It’s true! Horses are social by nature and can actually become lonely and anxious if they don’t get the companionship they crave. It can sometimes be difficult for a horse owner to fulfill this need by themselves. Fortunately, horses are amiable creatures that get along with… Read more »

All About Horse Tack

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When you ride your first horse, one of the most important care aspects you’ll learn about is tack. Horse tack is the equipment used to prepare a horse to be ridden, and a rider to ride and control the horse. If you decide to become a horse owner, one of your primary responsibilities will be… Read more »

Tick Control in Horses: What You Need to Know

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Taking your horse out for walks and rides and allowing them time to roam around your pasture is an essential aspect of horse care. Unfortunately, this time spent exploring outdoors leaves your horse vulnerable to a few additional health risks—and ticks are one of the worst! In order to ensure you horse lives a long… Read more »

Can Horses Have Allergies?

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Most of us can agree that allergies are one of the more annoying and inconvenient health issues some of us have had to learn to deal with. You might wonder from time to time if your horse is susceptible to the same hypersensitive reactions that we are—and the answer is yes! While they’re not as… Read more »

3 Qualities of a Healthy Horse Barn

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As a horse owner, it’s your job to make sure your horse is happy and healthy in a safe and nurturing environment. Along with routine care for your horse themselves—grooming, exercise, bonding, feeding—the biggest factor in your horse’s health will be their living conditions. Once you’ve invested in a high-quality horse barn or shed, you… Read more »