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

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 HorseChannel.com 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

Horse Cents: Cost effective horse care

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief of The Horse writes this about the August issue: "This month’s cover story breaks down the copious financial aspects of horse ownership. In any area of life—and especially with horses—being deliberate in planning for a variety of expenses typically can save you money and offer some peace of mind. And in… Continue reading Horse Cents: Cost effective horse care