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Saturday, November 28, 2020
Tips for camping and trail riding with horses

Tips for camping and trail riding with horses

You’re all packed and ready for your equine camping trip. Now let’s focus on some helpful tips for trail riding at your destination. Among...
Natural dust control for horse caretakers

Natural dust control for horse caretakers

Dust control is an important part of maintaining the cleanliness of your barn, arenas and round pens – and the health of you and...
How to keep your horses hydrated

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...
How to help your horse cope with dry weather

How to help your horse cope with dry weather

Your horse’s ability to tolerate dry weather is largely affected by her temperament type. Once you determine this, you can take steps to help...
A beginner’s guide to protein and amino acids for horses

A beginner’s guide to protein and amino acids for horses

This overview of protein and amino acids will help you better understand these vital nutrients and how they affect your horse’s overall health. Protein makes...
What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

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...
Best practices for monitoring a horse’s weight

Best practices for monitoring a horse’s weight

Worried your horse is too heavy or thin? Here are a few easy ways to keep track of his weight to ensure he stays...
Understanding your horse’s gastrointestinal tract

Understanding your horse’s gastrointestinal tract

Have you ever wondered what happens after your horse takes a bite of hay? Gaining a better understanding of her gastrointestinal tract will help...
Should you microchip your horse?

Should you microchip your horse?

A microchip might seem unnecessary, but it’s one of the best ways to identify your horse in the event of theft, escape or natural...
10 foods that support digestion in horses

10 foods that support digestion in horses

When it comes to feeding your horse, there are certain foods that can help support digestion and promote an optimal environment in the gut....