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Monday, September 28, 2020

Health

Understanding Developmental Orthopedic Disease in your horse

Learn to recognize the signs of Developmental Orthopedic Disease (DOD) so you can help your young horse before it’s too late. Developmental Orthopedic Disease...

Nutrition

Feeding horses on stall rest

A horse’s diet during stall rest contributes in a big way to her recovery process. Gaining a better understanding of her nutritional needs will...

How to keep your horses hydrated

You can lead a horse to water… but you can’t make him drink! Follow these tips and tricks to encourage your horses to stay...

Training

What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

Thinking of switching your horse to barefoot this season? Here’s what you should expect during the transition. Horse caretakers often have difficulty keeping shoes on...

Lifestyle

7 essential tractor attachments for your horse farm

Let’s take a look at some of the most common tractor attachments used by equine farm owners, and why they’re beneficial. I like to...

Choosing the right retirement facility for your horse  

Weighing the pros and cons of various equine retirement facilities isn’t easy – but it’s incredibly important. Here are a few things to consider...

Blog

Quick guide to welcoming a new horse

Quick guide to welcoming a new horse

Adopting a new horse? This quick guide will ensure he adjusts to his new environment as smoothly as possible. Bringing home a new horse is very exciting for all involved. However, just like us humans, horses may experience stress and anxiety during an upheaval from their familiar environment. They may...
Making disaster plans for your horses is more important than ever

Making disaster plans for your horses is more important than ever

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the ASPCA advises horse caretakers to make disaster plans before disaster strikes! With so many of us facing new challenges and uncertainty as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it’s hard to fathom the idea of having to also endure a natural disaster. Sadly, many...
JayaMae Gregory – endurance riding and enduring the pandemic

JayaMae Gregory – endurance riding and enduring the pandemic

Former Equine Wellness cover star JayaMae Gregory updates us on the wild ride she’s been on for the last few years, and how it’s strengthened her appreciation for family – four-legged members included. It seems “endurance” is an overarching theme in JayaMae Gregory’s life. Since she graced the cover of...