Category: Health & Care

Nutritional Support For Your Horse at All Life Stages

Nutritional Support For Your Horse at All Life Stages

| June 19, 2019 | Reply

What does your horse need from a nutritional perspective?    And more importantly…is he/she getting that from your feeding regimine? In this video, Purina Livestock Production Specialist, Ashley Hansen outlines what a normal, healthy horse at any stage in life,  needs from a feeding program.  She also provides insights into some great feeding options from Purina.  […]

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Nutrition for Horses with Metabolic Issues

Nutrition for Horses with Metabolic Issues

| June 13, 2019 | Reply

*Statistically speaking, older horses are more likely to develop metabolic issues like Cushings, Insulin Resistance, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, etc..  The signs and symptoms can develop slowly over the course of time but there are some very visible/apparent signs:  abnormally (sometimes curly/wavy) long coat, excessive sweating, increase thirst, delayed wound healing, chronic laminitis and more can […]

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Nutrition for the Performance Horse – Part 2

Nutrition for the Performance Horse – Part 2

| June 12, 2019 | Reply

In our on-going series of Equine Nutrition, Part 2 of  ‘Nutrition for the Performance Horse’ is officially launched! Join Ashley Hansen, Purina Livestock Production Specialist, as she walks us through the do’s and don’t of equine nutrition when it comes to performance horses, especially.    Regardless of whether you’re on the show circuit, riding the trails […]

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Nutrition for the Performance Horse

Nutrition for the Performance Horse

| June 12, 2019 | Reply

Choosing the right feed for your horse can be a daunting task.  Regardless of whether you’re doing work on the ranch, barrel racing, cutting or riding the trails, horses are athletes.  Regardless of the specific work/performance environment, their nutritional needs can change from day to day, depending on their activity, overall health and stress levels. […]

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A “Bit” About Warming Up Your Horses Bit

A “Bit” About Warming Up Your Horses Bit

| January 29, 2019 | Reply

Temperatures here in the Midwest have plummeted deep into the negative category.  It’s literally too cold to ride anywhere (-51 with wind chill) other than a heated arena, however these temps did remind me about the importance of warming up your bit(s) during the cold winter months, especially if you don’t have access to a […]

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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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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 | 4 Replies

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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