Be a responsible owner and protect your horse from the meat man

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Since horses have been domesticated, they have been subjected to breeding and ownership, shut up in stalls and barns or corralled and fenced in, dependent on humans for food and water, exercise, medical care, dental care and hoof care — and to keep them from harm and provide for a humane end… Continue reading Be a responsible owner and protect your horse from the meat man

Halloween and Horses

Originally posted Oct 21, 2008; Updated October 21, 2016 By Linda Ann Nickerson Each fall, as October approaches, horse show barns often host equestrian Halloween fun shows, Halloween horse parades, Halloween fall festivals, Halloween barn parties or other autumn horsey event. Many horse lovers enjoy dressing up in Halloween and themed costumes for such happenings,… Continue reading Halloween and Horses

Top 5 Horse Health Hacks for Winter

By JAMES HARRIS Unless you’re a hardcore rider that saddles up even it’s raining sideways, you will take a look out of the window at the torrents of wind, rain, and snow and think about giving your horse a brush rather than a hack out into the unknown – it’s nothing to be ashamed about;… Continue reading Top 5 Horse Health Hacks for Winter

Boarding Barn Confidential: Biggest Pet Peeves

When the link to this post arrived in my mailbox from I was thrilled to see the subject line and more so when I read the article. This is really good information especially for a horse owner even if you board your horses yourself. Because guess what? You will still have people wanting to… Continue reading Boarding Barn Confidential: Biggest Pet Peeves

Horse Trailer Loading Positions: Which is Right for You and Your Horse?

GUEST POST BY KRISTI WATERWORTH for DOUBLE D TRAILERS There are a lot of decisions to make when choosing a new horse trailer, from the type of hitch to the amount of storage inside. Another huge decision you’ve got to make when looking at horse trailers for sale is the position in which your horse… Continue reading Horse Trailer Loading Positions: Which is Right for You and Your Horse?

Treating Your Horse’s Summertime Allergies

by AMELLIA HOPE It is believed that over 50,000 horses in the UK suffer from summertime skin conditions. These have a number of causes, from feed hypersensitivity to nettle stings to allergies to the saliva in insect bites (sweet itch). An allergy is a condition which causes the body to negatively react, either locally or… Continue reading Treating Your Horse’s Summertime Allergies