PBS Equus “Story of the Horse” | Episode 1: Origins

Equus "Story of the Horse" | Episode 1: Origins

Explore the fascinating evolutionary journey of the horse, from its tiny forest-dwelling ancestors to the modern steed. Encounter scientists who are unlocking the genetic basis of horsepower and decoding their emotional intelligence.

Product Review: Porta-Grazer™

PortaGrazer in Colorado

We wanted to share a product that we have been using for a while now, and absolutely love. It’s the Porta-Grazer™ , which is a way to feed your horse’s hay naturally to them but in a slower manner. The Porta-Grazer™ comes in 3…

US Equestrian Announces 2018 Horses of Honor: Voting Now Open for National and International Horse of the Year

HOTY USEF

US Equestrian is pleased to introduce the following 2018 Horses of Honor because of their tremendous achievements over the course of the season. Each year, US Equestrian names a National Horse of the Year and an International Horse of the Year from the Horses…

Tips and Tricks when Switching your Horse’s Hay.

Tips and Tricks when Switching your Horse's Hay.

There are a variety of reasons, as horse owners, our hay supply changes. New hay provider, new cutting, new boarding facility, etc. Some people wonder why you need to plan for a hay change. The hay makes up typically 75%+ of your horse’s diet,…

EIA Positive Horse in Colorado

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2018 Contacts: Media: Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us Horse Owners & Veterinarians: State Veterinarian’s Office, (303) 869-9130, cda_co_animals@state.co.us EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado BROOMFIELD, Colo. –The Colorado Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian’s Office, was notified by the US Department of Agriculture’s…

Trainer/Coach abuse of Young Riders

Today the New York Times published a story providing further details on now-deceased equestrian trainer Jimmy Williams and his abuse of young riders. In addition to describing Williams’ inappropriate and unacceptable actions, the article also discusses how painfully difficult it can be for survivors, athletes, and…

The “Ride With Me” App for Safety

Smartpak Apps for Horse Owners

Ride With Me is a horseback riding safety app by Smartpak that gives you peace of mind when riding. Many horseback riding accidents happen when no one is around. If you fall and can’t call for help yourself, Ride With Me is designed to…

Stay Updated on Colorado Wildfire Evacuations

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Vaccine Rules for this Competition Year

Equine Vaccination Rules for Competition

If you compete, and any of those competitions are USEF licensed, then you need to stay up to date on the vaccine/vaccination rules. Also, be sure to find out the rules/regulations for your show’s manager and the facility you are showing at. Sometimes these…

To halter or not to halter in turnout, that is the question.

Horses without Halters in Turnout

The age old question, should I leave a halter on my horse during turnout? Everyone has their own opinion (as with everything horse 😂), but here are our thoughts and reasoning behind the options. Horses are gigantic, amazing, strong, beautiful, graceful beings. That also happen to be…