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Omegas for Horses

They also play an important role in keeping your horse healthy. Omegas have several functions in our horse’s body, including keeping the immune system in balance, supporting gastrointestinal function, and protecting joints and ligaments, among other things.

The key with omegas is making sure you’re not unintentionally throwing them out…

Managing Mud in the Paddock

The ground freezes, then thaws, freezes, then thaws, and this never-ending cycle keeps your paddock in a near-constant state of muddiness.

Though some moisture is good for your horse’s hooves, standing around in mud and muck for long periods of time can wreak havoc, causing thrush and even scratches. Though…

Safe Treats to Feed Your Horse

From chocolate to bread to fruit, It’s tempting to want to feed our horses all the treats that we enjoy. And many horses aren’t picky they may very well eat anything we try to feed them. But which treats are actually safe and healthy to feed your horse?

Fruits
Many fruits…

How to Survive the Holidays: Equestrian Edition

 Between the shopping, the visiting, the parties, and gift wrapping, it’s enough to stress the most even-keeled horse owner. If you consider yourself to be…well…the chillaxed type except for around the holidays you’re not alone. The holidays can be tough on horse owners. Despite our best intentions, we feel…

Hidden Danger in Your Horse’s Stall?

Keeping horse(s) safe and healthy is a top priority for most owners. We do our best to ensure pastures are free from objects that could cause harm. We bring our horses in the barn during bad weather. And we haul them to the vet when they show the first…

Fires in California: How you can help

A trifecta of fires has destroyed homes and barns all across the sunshine state. The Camp Fire, Woolsey Fire, and Hill Fire have burned hundreds of thousands of acres. Demolishing more than 10,000 structures and claiming, at last count, 59 lives. It can be hard to sit at home…

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…