Protect valuables from theft and contamination.
Horse owners are discovering a trip to the feed store requires an armed guard.
But once the edible “gold” is safely transported to the stable, how is it protected and stored?
The mare lived in the perfect home – balanced diet, access to good quality forage, fresh clean water always available, adequate exercise and turn-out time with her friends; vaccinations were kept up-to-date, the farrier came on a regular schedule,Read More
As we are in the height of the travel season, I wanted to share two tips that may save you money and make you a lot safer in your travels.
A few days ago when we were riding on the famous Chisholm Cattle Trail in Kansas, I took another rider to town to fill their propane tanks. They wanted to do an ‘exchange’ of tanks.
Did you pay too much for your saddle? Or did you get a bargain?
Only you can answer; but maybe you don’t want to know. Ignorance is bliss so they say, and in this instance, it may be best to simply enjoy a state of blissfulness.
The 1916 United States Department of Agriculture book “Diseases of the Horse” describes how the roundworm affects the growth and health of horses – unthriftiness, diarrhea or constipation, colic and respiratory problems. Recommended treatment compounds were tartar emetic, turpentine or carbon bisulphid for the removal of the parasite.Read More
There’s virtually something for everyone in the world of horses–barrel racing to dressage, halter to jumping, working cow horse to driving, gaited to trail-in-hand, back-country packing to downtown parades. To each his own!Read More
Be prepared. That should be the motto of every horse owner expecting a mare to foal.
If you are one of the thousands expecting a foal this spring, are you prepared for the loss of the dam or the possibility she will have no milk?Read More