The winter brings with it a host of barn management challenges. Snow and freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your barn if you’re not prepared for them. Here are some important points to keep in mind as the cold temperatures approach
As we spoke about in yesterday’s blog, contagious equine diseases are a concern year-round, but your horse’s exposure risk is heightened especially during show season. Thankfully there are a number of measures you can take to lessen the chance of disease spread throughout your farm if one of your horses should become ill. New Arrivals Make sure new horses undergo veterinary examination and have a clean bill of health along with a current Coggins certificate.
Your horse is one of your most prized possessions, with your tack and equipment a close second. One of the easiest ways to make sure your barn is free of areas or items that could cause harm or injury to a horse or owner is to have a good safety plan in effect. Routinely check your barn with a critical eye to make sure you are following your plan.
Tuesday, April 16 2013 by Editor
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