The No Stirrup November Challenge

  • Emily Fought
  • Nov 6, 2020

On November 1st riders across the United States dropped their stirrups for the ‘No Stirrup November Challenge’. Most equestrians are not sure how this trend started, but it has been going strong for quite a few years now. If you want to improve your position and strengthen your legs, then I recommend you give it…

Hay Substitutes for Horses

  • Casie Bazay
  • Nov 6, 2020

A good hay substitute should be high in fiber, and long-stem fiber is best because it provides adequate ‘chewing time’ that horses need to keep their digestive systems healthy. The nutritional value of the hay substitute is also important. The following are several good hay substitutes for horses: Chopped Forage: Chopped forage is usually clean, mold-free, and has a…

Winter Prep on My Farm

  • Erin Gouveia
  • Oct 22, 2020

It’s mid-October which means it’s time for me to start prepping my farm for winter.  I live in Park City, Utah at 7000’ elevation and the snow begins to fly around Halloween. Here are the things I do to prep my farm for winter… I have a Sunstar Tube Heater in my barn mainly to…

Grooming Tips for Fuzzy Horses

  • Emily Fought
  • Oct 20, 2020

In many areas, the horses are already starting to get fuzzy! With winter quickly approaching, their thick coat is gearing up for the cold temperatures. Each season presents its own grooming challenges. Specifically, your horse’s winter coat is likely to trap dirt, sweat and stains more easily. Fear not! These tips will help you clean…