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Introducing a New Horse to the Herd

Congratulations! You’ve just bought a new horse. Whether it is your first, a second one to be a buddy to an “only” horse, or another to add to your ever-growing herd, be prepared to introduce him to his new home correctly. 

If you are bringing him home to join your…

Fencing For Foals

One of your most critical investments will be creating the environment where your foal takes those first steps, jumps, and hops in the big new world. 

Just as you would prepare a nursery ahead of time for a new baby, (of the human variety), pre-planning a nursery paddock for your…

Equestrian Children – Our (Horses) Future

Back in the day – when I was in 4th grade – I had what I thought was one of the best opportunities of my life!  My favorite teacher, Mrs. Fleck, announced that we were all going to participate in ‘Show and Tell’.  My racing mind had only to…

A True Friend… One Exceptional Horse

You know, that someone who seems to understand how you feel~that after you have been with them for a while, you know you feel so much better by the time you have to leave them.  (Until the next time you see them 🙂 ….

As horse people, we are fortunate if we…

Planning Your Gates

When installed properly, they offer a safe point for you and your horses to enter and exit. For maximum convenience, place your gates as close as possible to the entry/exit point of your barn. This will save time and also make turn out easier for anyone who may help…

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…