Recent Blog Posts

  • Grooming Tips: How to Shed Out Your Horse's Winter Coat

    April 1, 2017
    Your horse's winter coat provides essential protection from frigid temperatures, biting winds and snow and ice. When the temperatures rise, breezes turn balmy and the rains warm up with spring, however, that same coat can be uncomfortable and unsightly as it begins to shed.
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  • Horse Dental Care

    February 1, 2017
    A horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?
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  • Why Vaccines Matter for Horse Health

    May 1, 2016
    Vaccines are widely accepted as essential for proper pet care, but there is little regulation and few consistent recommendations about vaccinating horses, whether they are livestock, working animals, show horses, or casual equine friends.
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  • Winter Horse Care Checklist

    November 1, 2015
    Horses are resilient and can survive many adverse conditions, but taking proper care of your horse in winter is essential to keep them healthy, safe and comfortable even in the worst weather.
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  • Keep Your Horses Free of Parasites

    August 1, 2015
    Inside and out, parasites are bad news for horses. They can carry disease, cause skin irritation, sores and ulcers or lead to anemia, colic, diarrhea, weight loss, lethargy and a range of other problems.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    July 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Controlling Horse Stall Odors

    July 1, 2015
    Controlling horse stall odors begins with the building of the stall itself, so take care to consider the materials you choose in stall flooring.
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  • How Climate Change Effects Horses – And How to Tame It

    June 1, 2015
    The causes of climate change may be hotly debated, but there's no debate that climate change effects animals, sometimes drastically. Understanding how your horses may be effected by climate shifts can help you be better prepared to keep your horses safe and comfortable in new weather conditions.
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  • Stimulating Your Horse's Thirst

    May 1, 2014
    More often than not, horses will go a significant amount of time without drinking water. Many horse people are familiar with the old saying that ‘You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make it drink.
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  • Tips For Catching Your Horse

    March 1, 2014
    While you can’t expect to be Zorro – whistling for your horse and expecting him to stay still while you jump onto him from two-story buildings – it’s not an unreasonable expectation to just want to catch it. Tell that to the horse.
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