Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Health

Support your foal’s weaning process with the right diet

Weaning a foal can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be. As your foal finds his independence, support his diet (and...

Nutrition

6 fruits and veggies you can share with your horse

There are many fruits and vegetables you can safely share with your horse! In fact, they can even be beneficial. Offering the occasional fruit or...

Managing hidden sugars in your horse’s diet

Pasture grazing is often considered one of the most natural sources of nutrition for a horse. While this is largely true, both lush pastures...
Feeding the hard keeper

Feeding the hard keeper

Training

Top 10 lunging mistakes and how to avoid them

Lunging is a great way for horses to exercise and build muscle. But it’s easy to fall into bad habits. See if you’re making...

Lifestyle

3 ways horses can improve your mental health

What if you changed the pace for a while and stepped out of your usual routine? You might start to see and feel magical...

Get to know your horse’s personality with Equusology

What are your horse’s preferences? Does her personality fit with yours, and with what you want for her? Equusology can help answer these questions. “Why...

Blog

BLM offers $1,000 to anyone adopting untrained wild horses

To reduce the population of wild horses and burros on public lands in the West, the BLM is offering an incentive to successful applicants willing to adopt one of these equines. According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), there are more than 80,000 wild horses and burros across public...
chakra

Demystifying equine chakras

A baseline understanding of equine chakras can give you a window into your horse’s behavior, wellness and relationships with others. There are seven main equine chakras. They exist in the auric field while also penetrating the physical body. The chakras themselves are wheel-shaped and have different colors associated with them....
IAD

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90% of horses. Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects an estimated 80-plus percent of the regular horse population, yet it often eludes diagnosis. IAD can be asymptomatic, or...