Tag: Deer Creek Stables

Rehabilitating Veterans with the Wilderness and Horses

In our last blog post, we discussed the good work Greenville’s Equine Services for Heroes is doing with veterans, but that good work is not limited to just them. Similar groups are operating all over the country, helping to rehabilitate veterans using horses and facilitating positive relationships between the two. One such group is Heroes… Read more »

Barn Safety Tips

Whether you have worked on a farm for years or you are just getting started, safety should always be one of your top priorities. Taking the necessary precautions will ensure that both humans and animals on the farm will remain safe and healthy. We’re here to help by providing you with a few barn safety… Read more »

Wild Horses in the American Rangelands

It’s like something out of an end of the world book or movie – wild horses roaming the Western rangelands—Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and South Dakota—of the United States. This isn’t a small of horses, not by any stretch of the imagination – we’re talking 31,000 wild horses! The situation has gotten so out… Read more »

How to Avoid Riding Injuries

It’s happened to all of us at least once or twice, if not more. We’ve fallen off of our horses. But just because you fall doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get back on. And more importantly, falling off of a horse doesn’t need to end in a serious injury. If you take the proper precautions, you… Read more »

Keeping Your Stables Clean

No matter what type of stables you have on your property, keeping them clean is a must for both you and your horses. Not only can a messy stable lead to a dirty horse and rider, keeping the area clean is vital when it comes to you’re the health of your horses. If the area… Read more »

The Importance of Winter Horse Shelters

Making sure you have the proper sheds or stables for your horses is always important, and that is never truer than during the winter season. Throughout the coldest months of the year you should be especially aware of the shelter your horse does, or doesn’t have. If you find your current shelter isn’t enough, it… Read more »

Tips for New Horse Owners

There is nothing more exciting than bringing home a new horse, especially if you are a first-time owner. While caring for horses isn’t too much of a chore, especially if you love them as much as we do, there are a few things you should be aware of before getting started. Follow these tips and… Read more »

Britain’s Follyfoot Horses [Video]

The first day of the year has come and gone, and the entire world is ready to move forward with 2014. The New Year promises to be a progressive one, and here at Deer Creek Structures we hope that means more people will better understand the depth of our connection with God’s creations. The horse,… Read more »

Spiritual Health is Achieved by Putting People in Touch With Horses and Nature

The spiritual healing which can come from equine therapy is not simply an American innovation. Although we’ve covered a number of facilities in the United States that offer therapeutic activities with horses here on the Deer Creek f blog, many people overseas are working diligently to offer the same services in foreign lands. By doing God’s… Read more »

Equine Therapy and Veterans

As Christians, we are called to serve not only the many creatures of the world but also our fellow man. There are many times where past emotional trauma can create a difficult mental state for our spiritual brothers and sisters throughout the world. As we’ve featured before in the Deer Creek Structures blog, often times… Read more »