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Danger in the Grass

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guidelines to use to properly manage pasture for your horses and keep them safe from colic and laminitis

Pasture Management: More Than Green Grass

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When you look at your pasture what do you see? Some people look at pastures as a place to turn their horse out for exercise while others realize a pasture can be an important part of their total feeding program. Unfortunately it’s not as simple as watching the grass grow and turning your horse out in the field. Proper pasture management has many components spread across all four seasons.

Introducing the Saddle: Horse Training Tips

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Saddling a young horse for the first time can be intimidating and dangerous. Follow these Ten Tips to make the process easier and safer for both you and your horse.

Teach Your Horse To Load Into A Trailer

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Some horses load into their trailer easily by one of several common methods. If yours is the exception, you may learn a thing or two about loading in this article.

Trail Riding - The Code Of The Trail

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Riding the trails on your horse is like taking a trip back into Americana. Though the phrase trail riding may evoke past memories of galloping through the woods, jumping over logs and wading through rushing rivers, these days it's a bit more tame. Any true horse owner knows that enjoying trails on horseback means being an ambassador for the equine community.

What to Do When Your Foal Fails to Thrive

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If you’ve been tending to your broodmare and all her nutritional needs, chances are you will be greeted with a healthy foal that sails through the baby stages without problem. Unfortunately even with the best laid plans, problems may arise. So what should you do if your foal doesn’t thrive?

Tips For Hauling Your Horse

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Whether it be taking our horses on trail rides or to competitive shows, you will want to make sure that the ride is just as safe and enjoyable as the destination. Towing can put extra stress not only on your conditioned vehicle, but also on your horse’s body and mind. In order to be a responsible d

Stinky Feet: The Dangers of Thrush

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Thrush is a primary concern, whether your horse lives mainly at pasture or in a stable, especially in wet weather.

How To Develop a Horse Barn Management Plan

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In a perfect world, a barn management plan would be in place prior to the first hooves stepping on your property. Luckily it's never too late to improve your barn's management practices. Remember, the better managed your barn is, the healthier and happier all horses and humans involved will be.

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