Category Archives: Horse health

Blanketing Your Horse

Here is a link to horse blanketing. Continue reading

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Horse farm safety

Check the fire extinguisher in your barn. It is important for safety in your horse farm. Continue reading

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Figuring out your horses weight

Want to know what your horse weighs? One of the best ways to keep your horse healthy into his golden years is to keep him exercised and at a trim weight.  To measure his weight, get a flexible tape that … Continue reading

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Disaster Preparation for Horses

Are you ready for a disaster?      I read an old article in Carolina Hoofbeats that got me started thinking…      In 1996, when Hurricane Fran hit the center of North Carolina, I did not have my horses … Continue reading

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Horse Hooves

Comparison of hoof wall exposed to the moisture and air, versus the side exposed by the farrier. Continue reading

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Senior Feed for Horses

I have a senior horse and I have been looking at senior feeds for him. I keep him on my farm and he gets plenty of grass and hay. This post discusses the senior feeds I have used and am trying. Continue reading

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Fire ants on North Carolina Horse Farms

It is fire ant season. The mounds are popping up everywhere. Initially, mounds may be only an inch tall, but they will grow rapidly to easily a foot in diameter. If you or your horse steps in them, the ants … Continue reading

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