Daily grooming not only contributes to the health of your horse’s coat, it provides you with a perfect opportunity to evaluate your horse’s overall condition. To make sure that you stay on top of any potential health issues that might affect your horse , stay alert while you groom and learn what to look for every day. Overall Condition As you begin to groom, evaluate your horse’s overall appearance and condition
Were you lucky enough to grow up with horses? We all know that horses are incredible animals to work with, and we’ve probably all learned many lessons from our time spent with them
Do you find yourself dreading the tasks of grooming, tacking up, and even performing regular barn chores in the cold that will come with this winter?
Hay is a vital component of your horse’s diet; at least half of your horse’s feed should consist of a quality hay. As you’re stocking up on hay for the winter, do you know what you’re getting? Spend some time inspecting the hay before you purchase it to make sure that it’s of a good quality for your horse
The Arabian is famous for its incredible endurance, but did you know that the Criollo’s endurance and stamina rivals that of the Arabian? This lesser-known breed may even be a better endurance horse than the Arabian, a fact that South American riders are well aware of. History The Criollo’s history began when Spaniards shipped 100 purebred Andalusian stallions to Buenos Aires in the 1500s
What do you do when your horse develops a lameness? If the lameness is pronounced or persistent, you will call your equine veterinarian. Your veterinarian is an expert in movement and anatomy, but he or she may recommend diagnostic imaging to better understand the nature and extent of an injury
Have you ever ridden in a gymkhana? The gymkhana is a great way for horses and riders to test their skills and agility in a fun and competitive way
If you’re planning to build a barn, or if you’re planning a barn renovation, you always want to make sure that the stall accessories will fit and install correctly into the structure you’re working with. Today John Daniel, Key Accounts Manager at Classic Equine Equipment, discusses the process involved in constructing the interior of your barn. Clients frequently ask if Classic Equine Equipment products can be easily incorporated into the barns that they’re planning
Are you thinking about building a barn sometime in the near future? Planning your barn can be exciting and overwhelming.
Are you considering breaking free of boarding and making the jump to home horse ownership? Are you a bit wary of what could be involved in taking on the full responsibility for your horse’s care?