Category: Miscellaneous

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 »

Connecting Horses, Humans and Technology

Equestrians have an understanding of their horse and often can decipher how the horse is feeling before, during, and after a ride. However, advancing technology will give riders an opportunity to digitally track and monitor their horse’s temperament and health, along with their own. The Bailos Sensor, the first product of the French start-up Equisense,… Read more »

Recognizing Illnesses in Your Horse

Sick Horses

During the colder months, many humans end up sick with colds and viruses. However, horses can also get sick and it can happen during any season. Horses frequently suffer from respiratory diseases, similar to the “common cold.” It’s important that horse owners recognize the symptoms of these illnesses and have an understanding of what treatment… Read more »

Five Tips for a Healthy Horse

Horse owners usually have a lot invested in their animals, both financially and emotionally, and they want their horses to be as healthy as possible. Keeping with a horse’s veterinary and farrier visits, vaccinations and medical records can be a lot to manage. Here are five tips from HorseChannel.com to keeping your horses happy and… 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 »