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Growing a high-impact pasture – what to plant

Achieving highly nutritious pasture is no small task – it takes year-round planning, cultivating and maintenance. This expert guide will get you started. A herd...

Nutritional analysis of pastures

If you’re moving your horse to a different facility, or purchasing a place of your own, you need to make sure his new pasture...

Overseeding pastures

The thought of seeding pastures may seem preposterous – after all, grass just grows! But for stressed or overgrazed pastures, overseeding may be just...

Companionship for your horse

If your horse is coming off an injury, or can’t be turned out with other horses, he might be feeling a bit lonely. Take...

Coexisting with critters on your farm

Whether you see them or not, your farm is home to many creatures besides you and your horses. Let’s take a look at how you...

Building your “green” farm – land management

Creating a truly sustainable horse farm means considering more than just the barn. It also takes a look at site planning for best management...

Should you invest in a grazing muzzle?

If your horse is an easy keeper, he may benefit from a grazing muzzle while on pasture. When your vet, farrier or best friend looks...

Slow feeding: a more natural way to feed hay

The slow feeding movement has gained great momentum over the past few years as more and more people (and horses!) discover its benefits. Feeding...

Does your horse need grain?

We seem to automatically assume that all horses have to eat grain. Let’s look at what your horse really needs to stay healthy! Many people...

Selenium: facts and myths

We are often cautioned about feeding our horses too much selenium, but we rarely hear about the benefits of this essential trace mineral. Here’s...