Category: Featured

Check Out Our Recipe For Horse Muffins :)

Check Out Our Recipe For Horse Muffins :)

| December 1, 2018 | Reply

I don’t know about you, but every single time I purchase horse treats, I invariably wonder how easy it would be to make my own.   (Oh, and I wonder if any of my horses would actually eat them.  🙂 ) This week, I decided to get answers to both questions. My horses have always […]

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Stall Fresh – Our Pick For Reducing Ammonia Smell & Keeping Stalls Dry

Stall Fresh – Our Pick For Reducing Ammonia Smell & Keeping Stalls Dry

| November 30, 2018 | Reply

Over the years, we have tried plenty of products that were designed to reduce odors and work towards keeping bedding dry.  Some worked moderately well, others not at all. We have been using a product called Stall Fresh for over 5 years and have been incredibly impressed with the results. (Which is why we’ve been […]

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A Year Later – Stall Savers Stall Liners Are Still #1

A Year Later – Stall Savers Stall Liners Are Still #1

| November 7, 2018 | Reply

It’s been a year since we moved into our new barn and in the course of that year, we’ve been looking at the things we love and the things we’d change. One of the things we are still in love with is our Stall Saver Stall liners.    They have held up incredibly well especially with […]

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Effective & Affordable Skin Care Tips for Equestrians

Effective & Affordable Skin Care Tips for Equestrians

| October 3, 2018 | Reply

It goes without saying that whenever you’re out in the elements with your horse, your skin can suffer.   Dirt, sweat and the sun and the weather in general are just some of the culprits our skin has to contend with. I have spent quite some time searching for and researching companies who provide skin care […]

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“You Have Loved Me” – Remembering Tuffy w/SmartPak Customer & Staff

“You Have Loved Me” – Remembering Tuffy w/SmartPak Customer & Staff

| September 5, 2018 | Reply

August was an incredibly difficult month for my family.   We lost a beloved family member, suddenly and without warning.   We have struggled since that awful day on August 6, 2018..searching for answers to questions that will never be answered.   It rocked us to our core. The stress and grief led to many sleepless nights […]

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Keep Your Horse Cool & Comfy When It’s HOT Outside

Keep Your Horse Cool & Comfy When It’s HOT Outside

| June 29, 2018 | Reply

June 29, 2018 – We first published this article in July of 2016.  With temperatures and the heat index reaching dangerous levels around the world, we thought it was a good time to publish this information again. If you have tips, insights and ideas on keeping your horse (and yourself) cool, send us an email […]

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Horses, Family…and Fishing

Horses, Family…and Fishing

| June 19, 2018 | Reply

As stated earlier this year, Horse Family is expanding our presence to better serve you not only in the equine world, but in other ways that may impact and benefit your family.   It’s all about making memories, at least in our book. If you love, ride and work with horses there is a better than […]

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Roots Down….Rise UP

Roots Down….Rise UP

| March 22, 2018 | Reply

“Roots Down, Rise UP” is one of my very favorite sayings and recently, it became an integral part of my life. On February 17th of this year, I fell on the ice and severely fractured and dislocated my ankle.   As it happened, the ice storm to which I fell victim, also claimed other individuals, many […]

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The Beginning, Middle and End

The Beginning, Middle and End

| February 15, 2018 | Reply

Our quick photo summary of the barn we built in 2017.  Special Thanks to Dan Ulrich at Midwest Buildings LLC.  

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Putting Our Best Foot Forward

Putting Our Best Foot Forward

| February 1, 2018 | Reply

2018 will be an exciting year of expansion and change at Horse Family.  New content, new contributors and even…a new fresh look for our website. Over the course of the next few months, we plan to add more video content, lifestyle articles, we’ll streamline the navigation and add more content that will focus on our […]

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