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Manure management

Proper manure management is a critical part of horse ownership. In fact, failure to keep your horse’s waste in check can have a detrimental...

Turning manure into renewable energy

Here's how you can use your horse's manure to produce renewable energy for your farm. Many people compost their horse’s manure, or apply it to...

Horses, Clean Water & Riparian Buffers

As stewards of our equine land, it’s important that we do our part to protect local creeks and rivers from pollution. On horse properties,...

Protect Your Water Source

What you need to know to protect your farm’s water source. It’s good to know you have an abundant and reliable water source on your property....

Grooming & Fly Products

A professional groom’s guide to selecting grooming and fly products. I’m often asked which grooming products should be used for this, that and the other....

Using Wasps To Control Flies

Fly parasites are a natural non-invasive way to help manage pesky fly populations. Flies and horses (well, horse manure!) go hand-in-hand. Good management of your...

DIY Sacrifice Paddock

A sacrifice paddock is a great way to help save your pastures from wear and tear caused by poor weather and overgrazing. Tired of seeing your...

Natural Repellents For Flies, Fleas and Mosquitoes

You don’t need chemicals to repel flies, fleas and mosquitoes. These five natural feed-through solutions are good for your horse and safe for the...

Fecal Tests

If you’re like most riders, you’re probably not terribly enthusiastic about picking through your horse’s latest gift of road apples. But like it or...

Checking Your Horse’s Manure

Horses are individuals in many ways and stools are no exception. Certainly, the size of the horse influences the size of the manure balls,...