In the world of horses, thrush is not a songbird. It’s a dirty bird. Thrush is an unhealthy condition of the hoof which is most frequently blamed on a dirty stall. It ought to be blamed on conformation and poor hoof management. While it is true unsanitary conditions can be a cause of thrush, lack of exercise, configuration of the hoof and improper or inadequate trimming of the wall, sole and frog is more likely responsible.Read More
Author: Don Blazer
Sometimes I like to pretend I’m the strong, silent type.
When it comes to horses, big mistake.
Horses don’t want you to be too strong. If you go macho-man, one of two bad things happens.
A little lather is good for leather.
I’m glad it only takes a little lather, because cleaning leather tack is not one of my favorite jobs. It’s always one of those must do jobs.
Tack that is clean and well-conditioned looks better, performs better and last much, much longer
There’s no doubt about it. Without the horseshoe there would never have been a Roman Empire. Oh, there might have been a good-sized Roman state, or even a major sphere of influence, but an empire? Hardly!
In order to build an empire, the Romans had to travel great distances and win great battles.
If you want to be rich and you want to be happy, then you must do what you love. Simple as that!
“No it isn’t,” you say… You’ve got a job and a husband and kids, or a wife and kids, and a dog and three horses.
You can’t just quit your job and open your horse grooming business, SHINNING STAR, and do what you love.