Equine Nutrition

What You Need to Know about Equine Nutrition

Novice horse owners may try to find all the information they need about caring for horses and maintaining proper nutrition for them. But even for people who have owned horses for several years, equine nutrition is a complicated subject. There’s a lot involved in it, which this article will discuss. Read on to learn more about how to maintain proper nutrition for your horses.

Horse in Winter

5 Things You Need to Know When Hauling Your Horse in Winter

With the temperatures dropping, and the prospect of bad weather, winter brings several challenges for horse owners who wish to travel with their horses. Icy conditions and harsh winds may make it more difficult to haul horses safely. This post will help you discover some of the precautions you need to take, and how you can safely transport your horse even during the coldest winter months.  

Swishin’, Swatin’ and Sweatin’ – 7 Tips for Surviving the Summer Swelter

by Phoebe Bechtolt Summer in southwest Colorado is normally around 80 degrees each day. This is a great temperature but with the hot sun the heat feels intense. As the mercury tops off, there are several ways to ensure your equine partner is comfortable and time with your horse is more pleasant.   1. Times for Turnout: Flying pests are the nemesis of horse owners. They usually have a predictable schedule for irritating you and your horse. My horses won’t …

10 Tips for Boarding Your Horse | Part 2

This is a continuation of another blog post that can be found by clicking here. What to look for when deciding where to keep my horses. If you are looking for to board your horse, here are some considerations: 5. Cleanliness: A clean facility will make your time there enjoyable. Good overall cleanliness is a sign of good overall horse care. A stable does not have to be fancy or expensive to be clean. If there is manure lying all over …