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How to Find and Select Your Fence Installer

And finding the right fence installer to build it for you, (if you choose to not install it yourself), can be the most important part of completing a long-lasting fence system.  With a few pointers, you will be able to choose the best person to install your RAMM Flex…

COMPOSTING HORSE MANURE

This organic material includes grass clippings, leaves, vegetable food scraps, newspaper, cardboard, and vegetarian animal manure.

Manure management on horse farms is an important part of farm operation.  If left in a pile manure will decompose on it’s own but could take years.  One way to speed up the process,…

Before You Trim Your Horse’s Whiskers . . .

Back in my horse showing days, I was pretty handy with a pair of clippers. Whiskers, bridle paths, fetlocks—I kept them all looking nice and neat. Once I got older and swapped horse shows for the barrel pen, I became less consistent with trimming and keeping a bridle path…

Keeping Your Horse’s Legs Healthy

Lameness is one of the top health-related issues horses experience and chances are, your horse has or will experience it at some point in his life. Of course, lameness can have multiple causes, but keeping your horse’s legs healthy can go a long ways in keeping him sound.
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What to Expect When Buying Horse Stalls

Buying horse stalls is not the easiest process and there’s a lot that goes into the planning process. We will discuss everything you need to expect when buying horse stalls, from start to finish, including:

 

Choosing Horse Stalls

Delivery Options

Packaging Horse Stalls

Tracking Your Order

Setting Up Delivery

Why Is My Horse Rubbing Their Tail?

A matted tail dock is also a telltale sign that our horse has been up to its tail rubbing behavior. But why do horses do this? Is he just itchy, or could it be something worse? If you continue to witness the behavior, it’s worth investigating further. 

The following are…

Round Pen Exercises for Seasoned Horses

After all, many a horse was started in a round pen. However, round pens can also be useful for even the most seasoned of horses. It works especially well for improving ground manners or strengthening the bond between the horse and the rider. 

Here are a few exercises you can…

Does Your Horse Need Grain?

Many people don’t think twice about feeding grain to their horse. After all, it’s what everyone does, right? But have you ever stopped to think about whether your horse actually needs grain? Or worse yet, could feeding grain—even a small amount—be doing more harm than good? As with most…