basic horse care

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.   Pasture rotation is a great way to keep your pastures healthier and mud free. If you have one large pasture, consider economical electric tape fencing to break it into smaller pastures that you can rotate horse's through, or to save one section for...
  Anyone who is thinking about purchasing a horse should know the basics how-tos of horse care long before they ever go on the first test ride. Knowing how to take care of a horse is essential to the horse's well-being as well as the overall happiness of both horse and rider. Feeding a Horse Horses are grazing animals, they function best if they have a continual source of roughage to keep their digestive systems moving. However, most captive horses do not receive enough nutrition from the grass in their pastures to survive, which is why horses are fed both horse feed and hay. The average...