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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #1

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #1

| December 6, 2019 | Reply

Awesome Bit Warmers You Can Make I don’t know about the weather in your area but here in Iowa, the temps can drop to below zero for about five months out of the year.    Not only are temps outside cold, temps in your barn and tack areas can quickly plummet as well and that can […]

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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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Horse Family Product Review Submission Form

Horse Family Product Review Submission Form

| March 13, 2019 | Reply

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Lady Long Rider – A Memoir of Faith, Fear & Courage in Traversing 29,000+ Miles Across America On Horseback

Lady Long Rider – A Memoir of Faith, Fear & Courage in Traversing 29,000+ Miles Across America On Horseback

| December 15, 2018 | Reply

If you’re looking for an inspiring read or a gift for an equestrian in your life, let me recommend “Lady Long Rider – Alone Across America on Horseback”, written by Bernice Ende. This memoir was written by accomplished horsewoman & long-rider, Bernice End and in the spirit of full disclosure, I had not heard of […]

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In Search Of:  Meet MAX

In Search Of: Meet MAX

| April 28, 2016 | Reply

For the past 20+ years, my husband and I have been busy balancing careers and our family life.  We have raised two strong, independent, horse-loving daughters and we’ve purchased our share of horses for each of them to pursue their dreams in the show arena and more importantly to learn some valuable life lessons, outside […]

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Retired Racehorse Project Seeks 500 Trainers for $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover

Retired Racehorse Project Seeks 500 Trainers for $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover

| January 4, 2016 | Reply

Retired Racehorse Project (RRP), a nonprofit organization that promotes off-track Thoroughbreds for multiple equestrian sports, today opened an online application for participation in the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover. The Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. It features competition in freestyle, eventing, barrel racing, dressage, polo, show jumping, […]

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Improving Equine Health & Wellness with AromaBoost

Improving Equine Health & Wellness with AromaBoost

| October 7, 2015 | Reply

The world of equine health is rapidly expanding and the product selection is as diverse as ever.   The list of products available can be overwhelming at times, leaving us to wonder just where exactly we should spend our hard-earned money.   After all, we all want products can deliver on their marketing claims, right? The […]

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2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

2015 Time to Ride Challenge & Spirit Riders

| May 1, 2015 | Reply

Our focus at Horse Family has always been to unite, educate, promote and build the alliance between individuals, families and their horses.   Today, while reading through the hundreds of emails I receive each day, this one caught my eye because it’s something that ties in closely to our objectives & goals and it is something everyone can […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 4

| March 6, 2015 | Reply

Q:  What is the biggest challenge you face when you’re shooting? A:  It’s hard to get a good shot sometimes because if the model looks good, the horse might be moving or if the horse is perfect, the model might not be ready.   It’s challenging when you’re shooting with animals involved.   I always tell people […]

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The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

The Remarkable & Talented Laura McClure – Part 2

| March 3, 2015 | 2 Replies

Laura McClure – Part 2 (continued…Read Part 1 of this interview, here) My daughter was reaching high school age and I didn’t want to raise her in Las Vegas, so we moved.   We were heading to Tuscon where I was planning on taking my stallion to visit a friends dude ranch for the weekend, to […]

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