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Feeding the Skinny Horse for Good Horse Health

Feeding the Skinny Horse for Good Horse Health

I think we can all agree that feeding a skinny horse is a must for good horse health. But, what to feed, how much to feed and what kind of overall handling shall we give the horse. Many times these are rescue horses. Just like rescue dogs, they already have a personality and do not hesitate to show their likes and dislikes. No matter the reason you now have a rescue horse you now have the responsibility to bring him or her back to good...

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Horse Dentistry Remember the Importance of your Horse’s Teeth

Horse Dentistry Remember the Importance of your Horse’s Teeth

Here’s a friendly reminder about horse dentistry. Please think about and remember the importance of your horse’s teeth. We all know the importance of teeth for the job they do cosmetic and otherwise. It would seem that your horse’s teeth are one of the keys to great health or a sickly horse. Do your own research. This article is simply to get you thinking about the importance of keeping your horse’s teeth in great...

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10 Tips for Keeping Your Horses Healthy and Comfortable this Winter

10 Tips for Keeping Your Horses Healthy and Comfortable this Winter

10 Tips for Keeping Your Horses Healthy and Comfortable this Winter is another post in keeping with my objective which is to continue to bring you helpful information about caring for your horses, extending their lives and just all around fun for horses and riders. I think this post on caring for your horse during winter could be one of the most important ones I seen. In my humble opinion I think winter care to be more more important than...

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Tips for Making Your Horse’s Coat Shine

Tips for Making Your Horse’s Coat Shine

Just as with dogs and other pets the pet’s coat is extremely important. Here in making your horse’s coat shine you will find many tips regarding diet and supplements to give your horse that beautiful, colorful and shiny coat everyone enjoys. Please be sure to read the author’s bio. It should easily convince you that she know what she’s talking about. Are there other ways of making your horse’s coat shine?...

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Importance of Clean Drinking Water for Your Horse

Importance of Clean Drinking Water for Your Horse

Sometimes it’s the simple things we overlook when caring for our pets and in this case our horses. This writing will discuss the importance of clean drinking water for your horse. I came across this article regarding the positive effect clean drinking water can have on your horses. I’m sure this goes for other pets and animals too but today we are concentrating on horses. The first thing you check with any horse that goes off...

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Keep Your Horses Healthy Comfortable in Hot Weather

Keep Your Horses Healthy Comfortable in Hot Weather

During the winter I put up a post on how to keep your horses comfortable in cold weather. Here is your post on how keep your horses healthy and comfortable in hot weather. I think hot weather concerns are actually more important than cold weather. I know what some my be thinking. “What about wild horses”? “They don’t have anyone to fuss over them in hot weather.” I would say that wild horses are probably a lot...

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Horse Cribbing Things You Need to Know

Horse Cribbing Things You Need to Know

Horses seem to have a never ending list of things they can do to not only irritate the horse owner, cause unnecessary expense and endanger themselves. These Tips on Horse Cribbing Things You Need to Know relates to one of those irritating vices horses pick up while hanging around the barn. Just a thought, could it be that most of these vices do not occur in the wild or in the pasture but in captivity? I’ll let you ponder that one...

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Horse Virus Outbreak Could Your Dog or Cat Be Next

Horse Virus Outbreak Could Your Dog or Cat Be Next

Having seen the fatal destruction in Joplin all day yesterday, I open my email this morning and  find a warning regarding the horse virus outbreak and the question could your dog or cat be next. No intentional scare tactics here. There are no reports of it moving to our domestic animals yet. It’s just that where you find a horse you will usually find a great dog or two. Putting the dogs and cats aside for a moment, let’s look...

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