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6 Tips to Keep Your Horse Happy and Healthy this Fall

Though most horses are naturally well-equipped for cooler weather, they can all benefit from a little help on our part.

Here are six tips for keeping your horse happy and healthy this fall:

Invest in insulated bucket holders or heated water buckets. Horses tend to drink less in colder weather, and…

Top Riding Destinations for Fall Foliage

Autumn is one of the best seasons for trail riders to enjoy the fall foliage. The crisp air, blue skies, and trees full of color are just a few highlights. From daytime rides to overnight camping adventures, all riders can enjoy the spectacular scenery of fall. Saddle up for…

8 Things to Know about Fall Pasture

However, when it comes to your pasture, there are a few things to be aware of during this time of year, especially if your horse has metabolic challenges or is at risk for developing laminitis. 

Here are eight facts you may or may not know about fall pasture:

#1 As grasses…

Apple Season is Here

Depending on where you live, apple season has begun! September is known as the best month for apple picking. Lucky for your horses, there are plenty of apple varieties to go around- Honeycrisp, Gala, Red Delicious, Cortland, and more. From sweet to tart, you and your horse can find…

I Miss My Seasonal Depression 

I initially started this blog post weeks ago, where the focus was my struggle with seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).  While I have never clinically been diagnosed, I am pretty sure I have it. SAD is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons….

Seasonal Body Weight Changes

Horses naturally fluctuate in body weight throughout the year based on the different energy input and output needs of each season. Let’s take a look at how each season affects our horses.

Winter
If you live in a cold climate, winter usually will demand the most energy output from your horse…

Healthy Fall Treats for Horses

Are you looking for DIY ideas on healthy fall treats for your horses?

It’s a time to indulge in some of our favorite comfort foods like soups, chili, or apple pie. Our horses can enjoy the season a little more, too, with a healthy fall treat. Below are a…

A Cozy Fall Outfit for Equestrians

Are you looking for a new, cozy fall outfit?

Leaves are showing us their brightest colors, pumpkins are piled on porches, and sweater weather is officially here! Last month I shared some fabulous fall finds for the equestrian home and today I’m sharing a stylish fall outfit for equestrians. Just…