EQUINE BLOG

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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Equine Emergency Tips

When there’s an emergency, how well you’re prepared could be the difference between life and fatalities. This is especially true for horse owners as we have more things to deal with and less resources for fast response. In this article we’ve put together some tips on how to prepare. Please read through and also share […]

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Water Is the Most Important Nutrient for Your Horse

When scientists look for life on other planets, the single substance they look for is water. Why? Because every single organism we know of – needs water. For sake of the obvious, horses, like humans, can survive longer without food, than without water. Water acts as both a solvent and a delivery mechanism, dissolving essential […]

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SCAM ALERT – The Friesian Scam is back

“The Friesian Scam” – This is one of the most popular horse scams currently circulating internet classified websites. The seller is always offering a very expensive breed of horse for $1000 or even Free. Common other breeds used are Gypsy Vanners, American Walking Ponies, various Warmblood breeds, and others. They specifically target more expensive breeds […]

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