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Is your equestrian style falling behind this season?

The gods have spoken! Summer is over! Starbucks is advertising their Fall drink lineup (hello, pumpkin spice!) and Target’s $1 dollar bin contains Halloween items. Okay, so it still feels like Summer…especially with the 85℉ weather we have been having here in Charlotte, NC. That does not mean, however,…

8 Tips to Winterize Your Farm

The end of summer is fast approaching. I am with you; I don’t want to think about it either. This has been a good horse filled summer! But as much as I know August will soon be headed into September and daylight is beginning to become slightly shorter, we…

The Battle of Getting Back on the Saddle

I was the little girl that begged for a horse while sitting in front of the TV watching all the Westerns back in the day. My first horse was purchased from Pearson Park, where horses were ‘rented’ to ride. He was a kind horse with a hard mouth and…

Spring Riding – How to Prepare For the Best Ride

Our weather in Ohio is being very shy about giving us a taste of spring and preventing us from riding.  But we know it is surely on its way! Horses are shedding and even a few perennial flowers are showing their faces.  Some of the best riders that I…

All is Well

I walked into my office today, of course coffee in tow, as the snow fell all around. Earlier in the morning I had checked on the horses that all had a white blanket of snow stretching across their backs.

Nice and warm they are, their nice thick coats are keeping…

Eliminate Frozen Water Buckets in the Winter

January winds and cold crunchy snow abound in our Ohio region this time of the year! Cold weather climates can be challenging for horse owners when it comes to keeping unfrozen water sources for horses. Do you chip ice twice or three times a day? Are you tired of…

10 Rules for Sweet Treats

Our horses love apples and carrots, of course, but sometimes we like to offer them the tasty store-bought treats as well. These are often coated with molasses or other taste bud tempters. Mmmm…

But as much as our horses love these special snacks, we know that equine digestion is a…