As each day grows longer and colder, and our equine friends get fuzzier, we can no longer deny that winter will soon be approaching. The crisper air serves as a gentle reminder that for each ride, we need to start thinking of how to warm up and cool down our horses.
Why should we warm up / cool down?
Life around the U.S. has it's up sides and down sides. Some of our most beautiful places can also have some of the most dangerous weather and nature related issues. When it comes to being prepared in an emergency, its one thing to have your family covered but what about your horses? There is roughly only 1% of our population in the US that has to worry about what to do with their horse(s) in the event of an emergency. Now more then ever though, people, community groups, and rescue groups have come together to help local horse owners when emergencies hit. Natural disasters seem to be on the rise, here are some ways to help your self to be more prepared in the even of an emergency or natural disaster.
Not all of us have the luxury of having a large space, access to pastures or your horse is injured and has to live in a stall. Stalls are not the worst place a horse can be, yes it is better for the horse if they have regular access to pasture or time free outside.
With the nasty winter weather behind us we can start looking forward to some beautiful days ahead. With the change in seasons comes the need for the annual spring cleaning. As the winter snow melts away it is a good time to prepare your pasture for the upcoming use during the next seasons. Here are some helpful tips for maintaining your pasture.
Spring is here! April showers bring....Muddy horses, lost shoes, ruined blankets, thrush, you name it! As much as we love the warmer weather, the sloppy mud it brings can really put a damper on your horse's health and your happiness. Everyone's turn out situation is different, but we have some tips to help you on your way to healthier pastures.
So you have a horse. Now where to keep him? Every “horse” kid dreams of having their horse in their back yard someday. While that is a great dream there is a lot to conceder when it comes to where your horse is going to live.
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