Category Archives: Horse tips

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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Decorating Horse Style

I have old blackboard fence which has been chewed, and I have seen multiple barns with well-chewed stalls.  If your horses are helping you out with this habit, then here is the solution!  This photo came from http://www.lizzyandmewesterndecor.com, which may be … 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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Protect your horses from Mosquitoes

We all know mosquitoes carry deadly viruses for our horses.  Summer, with its heat and humidity, is mosquito season, so to protect your equine friends, remember to keep the mosquito population down at your horse farm by removing areas with standing water, like … Continue reading

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