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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Health

How time off from riding can affect saddle fit

If you’ve taken some time off from riding, be sure to reassess the fit of your horse’s saddle before climbing back into it! Our lives,...

Nutrition

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) for horses

Bilberry is a very tasty cousin of the blueberry. It can improve your horse’s eyesight, and also provide awesome antioxidant support for his overall...

How equine supplements complement forage

Sometimes hay just isn’t enough. Here’s how equine supplements can help horses get the nutrients they need to thrive. The majority of the horse’s digestive...

Training

Easing back into show training after time off (due to COVID-19)

Are you and your horse feeling a little rusty after taking some time off? These steps will help you ease back into a successful...

Lifestyle

Making horses more accessible to marginalized communities

A look at marginalized communities within the equestrian world, and how their growing representation is increasing inclusivity and accessibility. On a crisp autumn morning, when...

3 considerations for planning paddock shelters

Paddock shelters come in all shapes and sizes – so how’s a horse caretaker to choose? Consider these three important factors when weighing the...

Blog

How to find a safe and connected position in the saddle

How to find a safe and connected position in the saddle

This simple exercise can assist you in connecting and communicating with your horse through your seat instead of the reins. Have you ever wanted to ride your horse from your seat with only the gentlest use of your reins? To achieve this, you can try this simple exercise to help...
The benefits of heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) in horse barns

The benefits of heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) in horse barns

Heat recovery ventilators are an efficient way to exchange stale barn air during the winter months without letting the cold in! Maintaining a healthy, comfortable environment for your horses requires the right ventilation choices to control air quality and regulate temperatures, especially in the winter. Proper ventilation is critical in...
Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in horses

Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in horses

What are chondrocytes, and what role do they play in the health of your equine companion’s joints? For decades, people, horses, dogs and cats have been taking supplements to support cartilage for aging or injured joints and to help slow down the onset of osteoarthritis. Products Like glucosamine, chondroitin, collagen...