Wednesday, December 23 2015 by Editor
We all know that turnout is beneficial to horses, but sometimes it just isn’t possible to turn horses out. The encroaching winter weather often brings snow and ice storms, and these conditions may leave your pastures unsafe for turnout
We can all feel it – winter is coming! This means that now is the time to get your horse ready for winter. Do you have the following items on your to-do list this month
Are you thinking about adding a horse feeder to your barn or pasture? Horse feeders have many different benefits, and often they are a worthwhile investment. If you’re still on the fence about whether you should use a feeder for your horse, consider the following factors
Ulcers. They’re a widespread issue, especially amongst performance horses. Luckily, ulcers are both preventable and treatable! If you want to prevent ulcers in your barn, then these tips can help to keep your horses healthy and ulcer-free.
Hay is the basis of your horse’s diet, but do you know what to look for when you’re evaluating your horse’s hay? Here are some characteristics to consider
Sheath cleaning: It’s not a chore than anyone enjoys, but sheath cleaning is an important part of maintaining your male horse’s health.
Founder is a serious condition that can have debilitating consequences if not quickly treated. The term “founder” refers to a condition where the coffin bone inside your horse’s hoof moves down inside the hoof capsule. Spring grasses put horses at a particularly high risk of founder, but founder is a condition that can really occur at any time
A vet is your partner in maintaining your horse’s health, so it’s important to make sure that the vet that you use is a great one. Do you know what traits you should be looking for in a great equine vet? Listening to the Owner Any good vet needs to have the ability and willingness to listen to the horse owner.
An equine chiropractor can make a big difference in a horse’s comfort and performance, but it’s important to find a talented chiropractor. Put these tips to use when it’s time for you to find a great equine chiropractor