Category Archives: Care

Our Reader Winter Survival Tips

Sometimes it's very hard to accept horse ownership especially during the cold winter months when all you seem to be doing is dealing with keeping your horse comfortable and safe.  However, here are a few survival tips received from our readers that can help.
  1. Put thin blankets under...

Cold Weather Grooming Tips

In most parts of the country, the colder weather is upon us and this  weather makes horse grooming a challenge.  Mud and manure stains are always an issue, but even more so during the cold, winter weather months.  Here are a couple of tips that may help with the winter blues of grooming.

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Feeding Your Horse During Cold Weather

Surprisingly, the easiest way of feeding your horses during the cold winter months, is actually the simplest.  Feed a high quality hay, preferably free-choice.  The majority of horses will eat about 2 - 2.5% of their body weight in hay per day.  The average daily free-choice hay intake, for example of my horse...

Choosing the RIGHT equestrian equipment.

Let's face it,  you love horses or someone in your family does!  Whether riding is just a once-in-awhile pastime or whether it will be a serious competitive venture , it is one of the ways that can de-stress, relax and keep you fit.  Horses can be enjoyed by the young and the old alike, but...

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