Category: Health & Care

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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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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Our Choice For Stall Mats Is…..

Our Choice For Stall Mats Is…..

| January 30, 2018 | Reply

I realize it’s been a bit since I posted about our new barn and I promised an update on our choice for stall mats / liners in our barn. If you’ve ever searched for (or are currently searching for) stall mats / liners, you know how overwhelming it can be.    We found the choices to […]

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EquiStix for a Happy, Healthy Horse

EquiStix for a Happy, Healthy Horse

| August 9, 2014 | Reply

It goes without saying that, regardless of discipline or breed, we all want our horses to be happy & healthy.    I am a big proponent of massage not only for the relaxing aspects, but more importantly because of the health benefits. Unfortunately, I live in an area where we  don’t have access to equine massage […]

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You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But Should It Really Be Drinking This Stuff?

You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But Should It Really Be Drinking This Stuff?

| June 18, 2014 | Reply

Ellie Fraser | August 2, 2011 | Think about your horse’s water right now. Would you drink it? Whether you use an automatic feeder, a rubber bucket, an old bathtub, a tank, or a cement, rubber or plastic trough, chances are you wouldn’t willingly take a straw and live off it for a day. Yet […]

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Is Horse Ownership Right for Me (And My Wallet)?

Is Horse Ownership Right for Me (And My Wallet)?

| May 10, 2012 | Reply

Mandee Widrick | May 10, 2012 |  Spring is here, and with the increasingly warmer weather upon us, it’s the perfect time of year for horse enthusiasts to be thinking about how they plan to get their riding fix this summer. If you’re new to the thought of horse ownership and aren’t quite sure if […]

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How Often Should I Exercise My Horse?

How Often Should I Exercise My Horse?

| August 24, 2011 | Reply

Sally Tucker | August 24, 2011 | An age old question: How often should I exercise my horse? A question every rider and/or trainer has asked themselves at some point in their riding career. We all want our horses to be healthy and happy, as well as enjoying time with them as often as possible. […]

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Beat the Bots: How to Get Rid of Botflies

Beat the Bots: How to Get Rid of Botflies

| August 15, 2011 | Reply

Ellie Fraser | August 15, 2011 | If you’re a horse owner, Spring and Summer are probably your favorite seasons. However, with warmer weather comes bot flies, and every horse owner knows these pests can cause trouble! But what kind of trouble, exactly? A basic overview of bots goes like this: 1. Bot flies lay […]

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Horse Sunburn – Prevention and Treatment

Horse Sunburn – Prevention and Treatment

| August 1, 2011 | Reply

Ellie Fraser | August 1, 2011 |  Summer means sun, and sun means sunburn. We know this and we protect ourselves accordingly, but we don’t often consider that our horses might suffer from sunburn as well. Horses burn similarly to the way that humans do – that is, the lighter the skin, the easier the […]

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