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How Much Do Horses Cost?

 
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…

Stay Accountable this Season

Which is probably the oddest combination of things on this planet, but what can I say? I have always had an affinity for pretty paper and journal covers and my affinity for horses is obvious. But I feel bringing these two together should be easier than it is.

There…

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…

What to Keep in Mind When Restoring an Older Home

 Older homes tend to have so much charm already built in and can be a great real estate investment. Chances are though, you will need to do a little work to turn that aging farmhouse into the home of your dreams. If you have an older home and are…

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…

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 Backbone of Your Fence

Our horses’ pastures are their homes. Whether a horse is turned out for a few hours or for daily living, your pasture fencing needs to be strong and able to hold your horses. Posts hold the entire fence system together – keeping the rails in place, offering stability between…

Your Horse Matters: Family, Financing, and Fencing

Horses are much more than magnificent animals to us as owners. They even understand how we feel each day we are with them.  It’s also amazing to me too, that we are able to harness the power of a 1,200-pound animal.

 

 

As a horse owner myself, I feel we…

10 Tips for Horse Farms

Are you looking to improve your horse farm?

Below are ten tips to help you get started on improving your horse farm!

1.  Check Your Fence Lines
We tend to forget to just take a walk or ride all the way around our fence lines. Periodic checks allow you to get any…