EQUINE BLOG

5 Warning Signs Your Horse Is Sick

Horses, like humans, are prone to getting sick. Sometimes it may just be that we need more rest or perhaps we are dehydrated. Other times it may be tell-tale signs of a much bigger problem. Not all concerns are cause for panic or warrant a call or visit from the vet. However, if you notice […]

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Effective Horse For Sale Ads: 4 Must Have Pieces Of Information

Selling your horse online has become the most popular way of selling and buying horses and related products. Just like anything else we used to do in person, selling horses has moved online and it is probably the most effective way to sell your horse if done right. At MyHorseForSale, we see successful and unsuccessful […]

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Should You Blanket Your Horses In Winter?

Blanketing your horse is one of those things that people just can’t seem to agree on. Many people who think all horses should be blanketed will often talk about the “poor horse” covered in snow. Most horses can go with or without a blanket with no issues. Making that decision, should be based on a […]

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Feeding Your Horse in Winter

Winter changes many things, but the most noticeable of them all is feeding. Horses require more food to make it through the winter happy, healthy, and proper weight. While every horse handles winter differently depending on factors such as breed, exercise, weight before winter, blanketing, etc. These will often be affected by your region and […]

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Your Horse’s Feet In Winter: What You Need To Know

When preparing your horse for winter, their feet need to be taken into special consideration.  Remember to plan ahead of time because farriers go on holidays. It is also important to remember that a horse’s feet grow at a different rate during cold weather than they do in the summer. One of the most common […]

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Prepare Your Horse and Barn For Winter

It’s that time of year. School’s back, Halloween is around the corner, and the temperatures are getting lower. It’s this time that you need to prepare your horses for another winter season. If you are lucky enough to live in Florida or California, then winter preparations may be simple. Clean the barn and protect your […]

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What Horse Meets My Needs?

What to look for in a horse. It sounds so simple, but there are many things to consider to help you on your horse shopping journey. To pair yourself with your perfect horse, you have to be able to answer these questions truthfully. If you don’t, you’re not only setting yourself up for disappointment but […]

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Your Next Perfect Horse: 3 Steps You Must Follow

It’s almost every little girl’s wish, to own their own pony or horse but choosing that magical first horse takes more than a mere dream to make it a success. There are many things you need to consider when looking at adding a horse to your family from financial to the amount of time and […]

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Tips For Breeding For a Great Foal

Are you ready for a baby? There’s nothing cuter than a newborn foal. But getting one on the ground requires a lot of preparation and forethought. Stallion selection and mare care are just two of the elements you need to factor in. Dr. Thomas R. Lenz, a veterinarian with AQHA Corporate Partner Fort Dodge, offers […]

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Trailering With Safety in Mind

As a horse owner, it’s likely that it will be necessary to trailer your horse at one time or another. Whether it’s a short distance to nearby trails or several hours’ drive to a competition, with a bit of care and attention, you can safely get your horse to where you’re going and minimize the […]

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