Category Archives: Care

Winter Care

 

With temperatures dropping into the teens throughout most of the country, now is the time to be aware of some common issues that many horse owners overlook during the winter. From routine health care...

Do you know how your horse keeps warm?

Winter is now in full force with temperatures constantly dipping  below zero.  We keep warm by bundling up and raising our themostats, but do you know how your horse keeps warm during cold weather.  As it gets colder, your horse needs to consume more hay as he keeps warm by digesting...

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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