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Friday, September 24, 2021

Health

Assessing your barn and paddock for horse health

Are your barn and paddock set up to promote the health and safety of your horses? Performing a semi-annual assessment of these space can...

Nutrition

Targeted digestive supplements can help with digestive changes in older horses

Pay attention to diet form and digestive supplements to help keep your senior horse’s belly happy. With advances in preventative health care over the last...

Equine nutrition 101

Is your horse’s diet up to snuff? Let’s take it back to the basics of equine nutrition, with some diet tips from the pros....

Training

How to keep your horse’s focus when training

Offering this brief acupressure session will help your horse focus and enjoy his training sessions with you. Horses are hardwired to be constantly vigilant. Every...

Lifestyle

Female-owned hoof boot company, Cavallo, is changing horse’s lives one foot...

Meet Carole Herder and her hoof boot company, Cavallo. On a stunning property in Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Carole Herder owns and cares for her...

Adding a donkey to your equine herd

As long as their unique needs are met, donkeys and horses can coexist peacefully – and even help each other thrive! Like most creatures, humans...

Blog

10 minutes to total connection with your horse

10 minutes to total connection with your horse

Only have ten minutes to spare? Here’s how to use your senses to connect deeply with your horse when you’re pressed for time. Connecting with your horse isn’t easy – especially when you have a busy schedule. But the bond between the two of you can deepen if you work...
Is heat stress impacting your horse?

Is heat stress impacting your horse?

Temperatures are on the rise as spring is quickly turning to summer. We might not be thinking about it yet, but heat stress could already be impacting the health and performance of our horses. Horses tend to be more susceptible to heat stress than their human companions. With considerably...
Federal lawmakers reintroducing bill to ban horse slaughter 

Federal lawmakers reintroducing bill to ban horse slaughter 

The Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act would permanently ban horse slaughter in the U.S. and end the export of horses for slaughter abroad. On May 19, 2021, federal lawmakers reintroduced legislation to permanently ban horse slaughter in the United States and end the current export of American horses for slaughter...