What do you do with Horse Manure?

What do you do with Horse Manure?

– by Brian Crandall Have you ever wondered what to do with all the manure you clean out of your stalls? Depending on how close your neighbors are and how many horses you have a good manure management plan may be an integral part of your stable layout. Some...
No More Blankets – An Amazing Article

No More Blankets – An Amazing Article

This is a wonderful article about blanketing by Natalija Aleksandrova at Holistic Horse & Hoof Care. In order for a mammal to survive, internal body temperature is kept within a very narrow range. If the temperature exceeds these limits either above or below, the...
Why Horses Paw

Why Horses Paw

By Carole Hirschi There are several reasons horses paw. Pawing is a horse’s way of communicating. They could be frustrated, scared, impatient, or just curious. It can be an early signal the horse wants or needs something. It could be hungry or thirsty. The horse could...
How Much Hay?

How Much Hay?

Planning for Next Spring Winter months are a great time to start thinking about your pastures and feed situation to start planning for next year. While many horse owners wait until the weather turns to stock up on hay for the winter, it would be more feasible to make...
To Shoe or Not to Shoe

To Shoe or Not to Shoe

Sometimes shoes are absolutely critical, such as when dealing with a coffin break, as is the case for the foot on the left, or resolving post-surgery issues, as with the foot on the right. By Brian Crandall Great debate has arisen recently concerning whether to shoe...
Horse Hoof Health

Horse Hoof Health

Horse Hoof Health Horse hoof health is vital to the well-being of your horse. The expression “No foot, no horse” originated in 1751 by English farrier Jeremiah Bridges.So many factors contribute to the well-being of a foot. They include age, diet, temperature,...

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