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Dietary Tips for Horses

Horses’ diets tend to vary based on where they live in the country, and what season it is. And, depending on what type of climate you live in, there could be some dangerous things for your horse to be munching on right out in the field. If you pay attention to your horse’s diet and… Read more »

Properly Store Hay to Ensure Fire Free Farm

There’s no doubt about it: owning a farm comes with a lot of responsibilities, including practicing fire prevention. Many people that aren’t familiar with farming practices are surprised to find out that hay can be a huge fire hazard if it’s not put away correctly. The key to preventing farm fires is to be aware… Read more »

Managing Hydration with Sport Horses

You know how thirsty you feel running around in the summertime? How nothing sounds as nice as a cool drink of water? Well, your sport horses feel the same way! It’s essential to make sure your sport horses keep hydrated in the summer to avoid exhaustion, heat stroke and other heat-related injuries. Read on for… Read more »

Importance of Grooming Your Horse

People are committed to hygiene, from taking regular showers to washing their hair regularly as well. It is important for horses to practice good hygiene as well, and it’s our responsibility to ensure that they do. Grooming your horse on a regular basis is vital, and it’s not just about making the horse look nice…. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Why Horses Might Refuse Cues

Acting disobediently is an animal’s natural response to many situations. Animals act out for a variety of reasons, ranging from pure personality to defensiveness. When animals aren’t responding to commands as they might have previously done, we assume that they are simply being “bad,” but that is not always the case. Horses, for instance, can… Read more »

Recognizing Illnesses in Your Horse

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 »