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First Aid Essentials for Your Horse Barn

If you own horses, you know how injury-prone they can be. From small scratches and scrapes to more serious problems like muscle strains and broken legs, taking care of horses can be a lot to handle sometimes. Here are the first aid essentials you should keep in your horse barn for when accidents inevitably happen:… Read more »

How to Dress Up Your Horse Barn

If you own a horse barn, you know how much time you spend inside cleaning and taking care of your precious horses. Add some love to your horse barn by decorating with some décor options that any horse lover would go crazy for. From decorations you can purchase to creative DIY projects, here are some… Read more »

Exploring Four Horse Fence Options

A good fence will keep your horses safe and secure, and give them defined areas to eat, exercise and socialize. Not all fences are created equal, though. Which type of fence should you use? Here’s our handy guide to horse fence options: Wood is the most traditional option for fencing. It’s one of the most… Read more »

Tips for Riding Your Horse Alone

A solo ride can be a great way to bond with your horse, relax and let your cares slip away. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. Accidents happen, so make sure to follow these tips for riding your horse alone: Make sure someone knows where you’re going Leave a note at the barn or call… Read more »

The Truth Behind How Horses Learn

If you’re a horse owner, you probably think a lot about how to properly train your horses. In order to get your horses to behave the way you want them to, it’s a good idea to know a little bit about how horses learn. Desensitization Any horse owner will tell you that it can take… Read more »

How You Can Safely Light Your Horse Stable

Lighting is an important aspect of housing horses. Your horses’ stable, including stall, aisle and storage areas, should be well-lit, and all electrical systems should be secure. This is for your own sake as well as your horses’—stables and barns should be safe for all who enter them. Here’s how to safely light your horse’s… Read more »

Budgeting for Your Horse Vet Bills

What do you do when your horse breaks a leg or gets colic? Do you panic, wondering how you’re going to afford the expensive vet bills that are bound to pile up? Or do you rest assured knowing that you’ve budgeted for your horse’s vet bills and that everything will work out? If the latter… Read more »

How to Eliminate Flies from the Horse Barn

There’s no doubt about it: flies are an extreme nuisance for horses, not to mention their owners. In addition to being irritating, they can also pose health risks to your horse by spreading bacterial infections, causing diseases like equine infectious anemia and leading to painful sores on your horse’s legs. If you’re ready to say,… Read more »

How You Can Get to Know Your New Horse Better

When you add a new horse to your barn, it’s likely that you’ll fall in love right away. Unfortunately, that may not be true for the horse. He may need some time to get used to the new surroundings and feel comfortable with you. Of course, it’s natural to want to bond with your new… Read more »

How to Change Your Horse’s Feed

Are you thinking about changing your horse’s diet? If so, it’s important for you to do it as gradually as possible to prevent problems. Research has shown a definitive link between diet changes and certain types of health conditions like colic, so you should resist the urge to simply switch your horse’s diet altogether and… Read more »