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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #7 SmartPak Turmeric Pellets

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #7 SmartPak Turmeric Pellets

| December 20, 2019 | Reply

Several years ago, I obtained my Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy for people and I also obtained several certifications for using essential oils for animals as well.   During this time, I also began researching supplements and other complimentary therapies and modalities,  along with a friend of mine who is a Board Certified Integrative Physician.  She introduced […]

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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #6 Stall Savers Stall Mats

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #6 Stall Savers Stall Mats

| December 18, 2019 | Reply

We are heading into our third year with these stall mats and not one thing has changed.   These stall mats remain durable, comfortable, versatile and functional.  These mats were easy to install and provide maximum comfort for our horses (and us when we’re cleaning stalls).   In addition to being affordable, Stall Savers are one single […]

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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #4 & 5 Fly Masks from Shires & Professional Choice

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #4 & 5 Fly Masks from Shires & Professional Choice

| December 18, 2019 | Reply

We admit it, we couldn’t pick just one so we had to tell you about our two favorite fly masks! We love this fly mask from Shires for a variety of reasons:  it offers more room in the eye area, it’s easy to get off and on, it’s difficult for your horse to get OFF […]

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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #3 Stall Fresh

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #3 Stall Fresh

| December 10, 2019 | Reply

We have been using Stall Fresh in our barn for over 5 years and we couldn’t be happier with it.   This all natural product absorbs & disperses moisture while simultaneously neutralizing the ammonia smell and that is a win-win. Regardless of whether it’s during the hot, humid summer months or in the midst of […]

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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #2 Troxel Helmets

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #2 Troxel Helmets

| December 10, 2019 | Reply

Safety FIRST has always been the moto at our barn and in that light, it’s fair to say I’ve been purchasing helmets for my daughters and myself for years.  When my daughters first started riding, I did a lot of research on safety guidelines and certification to help determine which helmet manufacturer would be best […]

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10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #1 Bit Warmers

10 Things We Recommend for 2020 – #1 Bit Warmers

| 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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The 10 Things We Love & Recommend for 2020

The 10 Things We Love & Recommend for 2020

| December 5, 2019 | Reply

It seems everyone has taken to the popular ’12 Days” theme when it comes to ‘giving’ or suggesting gift ideas this year.  We’re not going to follow the popular trend however…we are actually going to change things up a bit as we head towards Christmas and 2020.   Beginning on Friday, December 6, 2019, we […]

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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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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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