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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.

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.

Choosing the Best Horse Fencing

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When it comes to choosing the right fence for your horse farm, there are no hard and fast rules. As fencing is one of the most important investments a farm owner will make, take care to evaluate which type of fencing is right for your horses, location, situation and budget. Other things to consider include horse safety, containment, maintenance and aesthetics.

Storing Hay - Common Problems to Watch For

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There are several items to be aware of when storing hay, not only to maintain the quality of the hay, but also to prevent threats to your livestock and horses such as mold and fire.

Top 10 Horse Pasture Pleasers For Spring

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David Jessee give his top ten tips for pastures in the SPring 2007 issue of EquuSSource Magazine exclusively by Southern States

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