Category Archives: Horse Care

Arthritis and the Older Horse

Arthritis and the Older Horse

Just because your horse is older does not mean he is ready to retire and not get ridden. Even aging equines need exercise. Not to mention the fact that they get bored doing nothing if they were active in their day. Aging horses still have

Snug The Girth Up Tight - or Not

Snug The Girth Up Tight – or Not?

Reef really hard on the girth/cinch to tighten that saddle down right tight so it doesn’t slip? Not! How about doing one thing at a time first – like correctly positioning the saddle. Snug yes, tight no.

Horse Tack - Top 3 Tips

Horse Tack – Top 3 Tips

Selecting the right horse tack for use with your horse are some of the most important decisions you will have to make. Tack that does not fit correctly or is used improperly can have disastrous results for the health of your horse and possibly yourself.

Tips Advisds and Guides to Horse Care

Read The Feed Bag Tag for Horse Care

Don’t really know what is in your horse feed in the bag? Join the growing crowd of horse people who are confused about what is really in their horse’s feed. However, having said that, it’s an easy problem to remedy with a bit of knowledge.

Basic Horse Nutrition

Basic Horse Nutrition

While you might think this is a simple thing to do – feed your horse – you’d be surprised at the number of horse owners that don’t know about the basics. There is no real rule of thumb for feeding, as each horse’s nutritional needs

Looking For That Perfect Saddle

Looking For That Perfect Saddle

Cheap and saddle honestly do not belong together in the same sentence. Why? Because quite literally, you DO get what you pay for if you buy a cheap saddle. And it’s not just that you will be uncomfortable, but it will not make your horse

All what you need to know about Lunging Horse

All what you need to know about Lunging Horse

As with anything that you do with a horse, when you start lunging, start slow, smooth and easy. Think young horse, short attention span, still developing knees and short sessions. (5 to 7 minutes). This isn’t to say an older horse would not benefit from

Equine Parasites – Horse Deseases Care

Equine Parasites – Horse Deseases Care

Internal parasites – out of sight, out of mind – can kill your horse. While they may be out of sight, they are doing extensive damage internally. At a minimum, parasites can steal nutrients from your horse and cause gastrointestinal irritation. The bad news is,