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Biosecurity for Horse Owners Away and at Home

Credit: Amy Dragoo   You know how you feel when you are in a close space with someone coughing and sneezing nearby? Do you ever wonder to yourself why that person didn’t just stay... Read more »

10 Tips for Hot Trips

Planning a summer trip that involves a long haul? Learn what it takes to keep your horse safe on the road when temperatures soar. Read more »

Get Your Horse to Drink Up

Three simple ways to make sure your horse stays hydrated. Read more »

Shopping for a Towing Vehicle

When it comes to hauling our horses, we all put safety first. But most of us have only so much room in the driveway, and that means a “towing vehicle” might also be used for trips to the... Read more »

Travel First-Aid Kit

When traveling with your horse, there are a number of items that your first-aid kit should always contain. Read more »

5 Top Camping-Prep Tips

Use these expert tips to prepare for a horse-camping adventure, whether you’re planning to camp at the trailhead or in the backcountry. Read more »

Summer Health Checklist

Summer is super for riding, but it also brings potential health challenges. Here’s what you need to know and do to protect your horse. Read more »

For Safety’s Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

When was the last time you took a really good look at the tires on your horse trailer? While air pressure is very important, it’s not the only thing that counts when it comes to tire safety. Everything you need to know about your horse trailer tires is printed on the sidewall of the tires, and knowing what all those markings mean could prevent you from having a blowout. Read more »

Trailer Tricks

Whether this is something new to you or something you’ve long accepted as the norm for the particular horse game you play, headquartering from a parked trailer, not a rented showgrounds stall and tack room, happens to be your reality. Read more »

Tips for Buying A Used Trailer

4/20/2018

If you're in the market for an older trailer, your horse's safety and the trailer's road-worthiness should be your primary concerns. Unlike buying new, you won't get a warranty when buying used,... Read more »

Spring Pasture Management Tips

Careful management in the spring will increase the grazing potential of your pasture. We may be off to a slow start for spring, but following some essential pasture management guidelines will help ensure a nutritious pasture for horses during the grazing season. Read more »

Four Simple Rules for Preventing Winter Colic

1/2/2018

When the weather turns colder, certain types of colic are more common. But four measures can help protect your horse from seasonal pains in the gut. Read more »

Ways To Save Fuel For The Horse-Trailer Towing Vehicle

Everyone wants ways to save fuel, but horse trailer towing vehicles can consume a lot of gas. Cut down on your fuel expense with these money saving tips. Read more »

Get a Green Barn!

Did you know that over a million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed by pollution every year? And that 46 percent of lakes in America are too polluted for aquatic life to survive? It’s... Read more »

Ulcers Demand Your Attention

You’ve read the ads, seen the endoscope studies results and heard the talk: Gastric ulcers are incredibly common in domesticated horses. The incidence is higher in heavily stressed horses, like... Read more »