Recent Blog Posts

  • Five Basic Steps For Saddling Your Horse

    September 1, 2013
    Whether you’re applying an english or western saddle, knowing how to saddle your horse is one of the most essential things to know. Here are the steps to take according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • What Your Boots Say About You

    August 1, 2013
    There was a recent study published in the Journal of Research in Personality that found it was possible to closely guess someone’s age, income, gender by simply looking at their shoes.
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  • What to Do If Your Horse Is Injured On a Trail Ride

    August 1, 2013
    Most injuries that take place on the trail are generally not serious in nature. Consulting your veterinarian is the suggested and number one step toward preparedness. A prompt response to the injury can reduce damaging complications.
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  • Western Wear for the Summer

    July 1, 2013
    Think summer is too hot to wear western fashion? Make a western look fit any season with a few simple additions to your wardrobe.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    July 1, 2013
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • How to Keep your Rabbit Healthy and Happy During the Summer

    June 1, 2013
    Although we humans typically look forward to the summer months, rabbits don’t tolerate heat well. They thrive in temperatures between 60º and 70º. So observe your rabbit daily to gauge how he’s coping with the summer heat.
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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    June 1, 2013
    Some people think goats can practically feed and care for themselves. But goats need care and attention, especially in summer. Here are some tips: Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    May 1, 2013
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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  • Seeking Dental Care For Your Horse

    May 1, 2013
    Horses, like humans, can have problems when it comes to their teeth. The solution to these problems is also the same for both: talking to a dentist. The main difference is the dentist’s specialty in the fact that you will want one that is equine-based. Here are some ideas from Dr.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    April 1, 2013
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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