Tag: horse health tips

Tips for Giving Your Senior Horse the Best Quality of Life

It can be difficult to watch a beloved horse grow older and slowly decline. If you are facing the tough decision of whether to retire your mature horse, there are a few options to consider first. According to Dr. Karyn Malinowski, an equine extension specialist at Rutgers University, many horses can continue to be active… Read more »

Taking Your Horse out on the Trail

Now that summer is here, the open-ended wildness is filling up our souls and we’re quickly becoming addicted to the crisp air and the bear hugging sunshine, which means one thing: we’re taking our horses out on the trail and exploring the world. This is all well and good, but we mustn’t forget the health… Read more »

EHV-1 Affecting Horses in Oregon

Like people, animal immune systems battle germs and sickness on a daily basis. The immune system is like God’s shield meant to protect us from the world around us, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be cleaned every so often. Like everything God has given us, it needs to be maintained and taken care of…. Read more »

Keeping Your Horse Happy and Healthy in Winter

“It was You who set all the boundaries of the earth; You made both summer and winter.” (Psalm 74:17) With Christmas behind us and the month of Lent just around the corner, we find ourselves in the throes of an unusually harsh winter. Even in Texas we’ve seen freezing temperatures and blankets of snow on… Read more »