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Five Little Known Facts About Horse Hay

But what some may not know is just how important it is. Often times, we pay more attention to bagged feeds than forage, but the truth is, hay is just as important, if not more so, than those concentrates.

With that said, here are five little known facts about horse…

Three Natural Bute Alternatives for Horses

 And while bute does, indeed, reduce inflammation and increase comfort, there are several drawbacks to using this drug, especially on a regular basis.
As an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug), bute works by inhibiting a class of enzymes known as COX enzymes. In turn, this helps to reduce inflammation, but it…

Buying the Older Horse

98% of our population is on Facebook and we’ve ALL become accustomed to buying and selling horses on this social media front. How many times have you seen the ISO: Quiet, packer, age 7-10 (unicorn) ad posted in your groups.

I see this all the time and while they know…

RAMM Flex Fence® Round Pen

I can go further; have you ever worked your ponies, yearlings, foals, green horses, problem horses, students, children or even an adult that needs to build confidence in a round pen?  🙂 The endless help of a round pen can be a Godsend.

The first time I really started…

Improve Your Horse’s Energy

It is so not fair, right?! It is amusing how we do not hesitate to spend money on all the maintenance that goes into keeping our horses happy and healthy, but yet we bulk at treating ourselves to a similar treatment. When Chloe gets her routine chiropractic sessions, I…

Creating A Sacrifice Area

If you don’t have a sacrifice area for your horses already, fall is the perfect time to create one. A sacrifice area can be a small corral, a pen, or even several individual runs—an area which is “sacrificed” for the overall health of your pasture.

Most grasses go dormant…

Severe Weather Checklist for Your Horse Farm

Luckily there was a good amount of advance warning and many people were able to evacuate and/or make preparations to weather the storm. Over the last few years, it seems like there has been an abundance of hurricanes, tropical storms, tornados, and wildfires, doing extreme damage one after the…