Friday, January 17, 2020

Health

Keep your horse warm this winter

These 6 tips will help your horses stay comfortable, safe and warm all winter long. The onset of winter often makes horse owners worry about...

Nutrition

Cranberry chia crunch

Cranberry chia crunch is a delicious treat that's packed full of cranberries and chia seeds — and it's sure to be a hit with...

Top tips for managing your pastures

You’ve taken the time to plan and plant your pastures – now you need to manage them. Here’s how certain measures such as rotational...
Meadowsweet for horses

Meadowsweet for horses

Feeding senior horses

Feeding senior horses

Training

Horseplay for senior equines

We consider what “horseplay” is and how it benefits the senior horse, along with some practical ideas on how to incorporate play into your...

Lifestyle

Choosing the right bridle for your horse

Shopping for a bridle? Take a look at some of the different options available, and a few pros and cons of each. When shopping for...

Ferrell Hollow Farm

Founded to provide a permanent sanctuary for animals in need, Ferrell Hollow Farm is making the world a better place for senior and special...

Blog

Can latex exposure cause equine asthma?

Can latex exposure cause equine asthma?

Researchers have discovered that exposure to latex could be detrimental to a horse’s respiratory health, and may play a role in some cases of equine asthma. In a study recently conducted at the Royal Agricultural University and University of Nottingham, researchers found that natural rubber latex – like other common...
How a mini-trampoline can keep riders in shape

How a mini-trampoline can keep riders in shape

When the days get short, it’s hard to find enough riding time. A mini-trampoline can be just the thing to keep you fit and improve your riding this winter. A mini-trampoline offers suspension and give – two qualities we want in our horses and our joints when riding. These...
The truth about horse slaughter in Canada

The truth about horse slaughter in Canada

The large majority of Canadians are opposed to horse slaughter, and yet it’s still a thriving industry in Canada. Here's why it’s more important than ever to take a stand against this deplorable practice. In Canada, we celebrate our horses as companions, performance athletes and therapy animals. But Canada also...