Horse show ribbons are great symbols of all that we’ve accomplished with our equine partners, but chances are that if you’ve shown for even a few years, you’ve accumulated many ribbons. What do you do with them once your horse’s stall front is covered? Here are a few creative ideas to get you started.
Have you ever noticed how dusty hay can be? Maybe you’ve gotten a particular bale that was dustier than the others – your hands are coated after having separated the flakes, and you might have sneezed a few times.
A photo is worth a thousand words, so when it comes to selling your horse, you should definitely put extra effort into getting great photos to include in your ads. Last week we looked at writing great ads; now let’s take a look at taking photos to complement your excellent ad copy.
This week, Classic Equine Equipment’s President and CEO, Christy Schulthess, answers the frequently asked question: I’ve looked at a lot of different companies’ stall fronts and they all kind of look the same. What makes Classic Equine Equipment’s horse stalls different from the others? From a distance, many stalls look very similar
Selling a horse can be difficult in today’s economy, but you can up your chances by writing a clear, concise sale ad that includes all of the information buyers will need – or want – before they pick up the phone to call you. The Basics Every ad should include your horse’s basic information in the first sentence or two. Always include your horse’s age, breed, height, and gender.
A variety of circumstances have led to the recent increase in unwanted horses across the U.S. The Unwanted Horse Coalition estimated the number at 170,000 horses in 2007, and the number has grown since that time.
Is your horse lonely? If you’ve ever tried to ride a horse away from his herd, you’re probably aware of the fact that horses are herd animals and form strong attachments to other horses
Pasture fencing is available in a wide variety of materials, each offering different pros and cons in terms of strength, cost, durability, and even safety.
As more horses are living longer, healthier lives, more horse owners are looking for viable options when it’s time for them to be retired. If you have the room, adding retirement boarding is a great way to add to your boarding revenue stream. However, in many cases, you will be assuming total care and responsibility for the horse so be sure you are ready for this work load
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.