Recent Blog Posts

  • Protecting Your Livestock from the Harsh Winter

    December 1, 2018
    Winter is a dangerous season for livestock and can be devastating to farmers, whether you have just a few hobby animals or a large commercial operation. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep livestock safe and healthy even through the worst winter conditions.
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  • Winter May Mean Increased Respiratory Problems for Horses

    November 15, 2018
    Cold temperatures and brisk winter air may be refreshing for a deep breath or brief outdoor walks, but winter leads to many air quality issues that can create severe respiratory problems in horses, particularly in barns.
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  • Caring for Your Horse's Hooves in Wet Conditions

    September 15, 2018
    Wet conditions can be challenging to proper hoof care, but it is easy to keep your horse on sound footing even during extensive periods of wet weather. How Wet Conditions Affect Hooves Soft, wet ground can dramatically affect horses' hooves.
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  • Wrapping A Horse Hoof Injury

    September 15, 2017
    Often times athletes get injured and need to get their ankles wrapped. Horses are much the same way. If their hoof comes up a little hobbled, you may need to act quickly and get it wrapped. Here are some tips from Christine Barakat of Equisearch.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    August 15, 2017
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • The Importance of Extra Hay During Winter Months

    February 1, 2017
    It is true that during the winter months riding your horse can become a scarce occasion. This means that your horse’s diet must also change. Since the horse is not as active during these cold months, it requires fewer calories.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Horse Blankets

    January 1, 2017
    There are many different types and purposes for horse owners to use horse blankets for their horse. You can’t just use any old blanket as many traditional blankets won’t fit or suit the purpose. Horse blankets come in different sizes, colors, and are made out of variety of materials.
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  • The Importance of a Healthy Hoof

    October 1, 2016
    Horse hoof care is an important issue for all horse owners.  While a horse may be able to sustain injury or illness in many parts of its body, the hoof bears weight and so adds hundreds of pounds of stress to any ailment.
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  • The Best Kind of Fencing for Your Horse

    September 1, 2015
    Horses have a wide range of breeds, sizes, personalities and temperaments, and there is no single type of fence that is best for every type of horse.
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