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Productivity Hacks for Barn Chores

There is one thing every horse owner wants, and that is more time to spend with their horses instead of cleaning up after them. Making just a few small adjustments to your barn chores routine can save you a ton of time that you can spend with your horses…

Choose Your Next Runway With RAMM

When I look at the interior of houses, I always notice the flooring first. I love the wide natural colored hardwood floors that are popular right now. I was recently looking at pictures of a newly renovated private barn and I realized that just like houses, my eyes were…

How Much Do Horses Cost?

The reality is the cheapest part of owning a horse is usually the initial purchase. Horse owners have to account for stabling, feed, health and farrier care, tack, and barn equipment. These things can add up quickly, yet it doesn’t deter most die-hard equestrians. For those that dream of…

Is Your Horse Ready for Spring?

Nicer weather, Daylight Savings Time, show and trail riding season—need I say more?

But this time of year can also bring its own set of problems, the most notable having to do with changes in grass. To help make your horse’s transition to spring a success, here are a few…

Foal Care; the First 48 Hours

 As the big day approaches, it’s understandable that you’re feeling a little on edge.  A newborn foal is nothing short of a miracle, but a successful birth is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s the first 48 hours of your foal’s young life that are most pivotal.

Below,…

Tips for Keeping Your Barefoot Horse Sound

and for good reason—it has benefits for both your horse and your pocketbook! But if you’re planning to make this transition, it’s important to provide the proper framework in order to keep your horse sound and happy.

If they were previously shod, many horses will need an adjustment period to…

Winter Water Woes

 

Just like the majority of horse owners, I fancy myself a do-it-yourself type, a tough it out type, and a scrimp on the necessities to splurge on the extras type.  Nowhere was this more apparent and more misguided than my tales of winter water woes. Consider this more of…

#BarnGoals

We’ve all seen the #barngoals pictures on social media, tagging the most beautiful barns straight out of a dream. For those lucky enough to go to Wellington, FL, you know that those barns really do exist as Wellington seems to be lined with dream barn after dream barn. On…

WINTER HORSE CARE

 Today, my husband and I live in Utah at 7000’ feet.  We are lucky enough to have our horses living on our property.  Keeping horses in a winter climate is a lot more work than my California days.  Winter months bring many challenges – frozen water, icy walkways, feed,…