Keep your horse drinking & hydrated during these cold weather snaps

Horse Drinking Water in Cold Weather

Most of the year it is pretty easy to keep your horse drinking to stay healthy & hydrated, just provide clean water. But getting a horse to drink the approximate 10 gallons of water they need per day, during cold weather, can be quite…

Landscaping Ideas to Help Keep Away Bugs

Being around a barn, we are all familiar with the annoying insects that come along with our 4 legged friends. Did you know there are landscaping tips you can follow to help keep away bugs naturally? Follow these steps to have a lovely looking…

An Ode to Our Barn Hands

An Ode to our Barn Hands

Not enough attention gets paid to the person/people taking care of our horses! Whether you call them barn hands, barn manager, facility manager, barn owner, or something else. They are IMPORTANT PEOPLE! Rain, snow, miserable heat, sickness, health or any other occasion cannot deter…

A Guide to Volunteering During Fires & 10 Rules to Live by in Evacuations with Horses

A Guide to Volunteering During Fires By: Carrie Terroux-Barrett Wildfire season is upon us. That was made brutally clear yesterday when much of Colorado erupted into a firestorm in just hours, several large, structure threatening fires and a few smaller ones included. Colorado is…

Group Scheduling with a Vet

Group Vet Appointment

When you board at a facility, you can typically do group scheduling with a vet for spring/fall vaccines to save on the Farm Call fee. This can be a pretty significant savings VS if you had the vet out for just your horse. There are many…

Biosecurity and Your Horse

We have teamed up with Dr. Bret Luedke from Heritage Equine to write a comprehensive article on biosecurity. Bio-Security for the horse owner: Boarding barns can be a great place to meet and ride with like-minded horse people across many disciplines but can also serve as…