A popular women’s horomone drug, Premarin, is created by harvesting the estrogen from pregnant mare’s urine. Premarin stands for PREgant MAres uRINe. The horses used to produce this drug are referred to as “PMU” horses, for short.Read More
The horse hauler you entrust with the transportation of your equine partner is important. Not only do you expect your horse to make it to the destination, but you also expect adequate care during the trip.
Things to remember to get in writing are: how often your horse will be provided hay and water, how many hours will be traveled in between stretch breaks, how many hours per day your horse will be in the trailer, where your horse will layover if there are overnight stays, the size stall the horse will be in for the trip, etc.Read More
The equestrian world has come together over the death of Australian eventer Olivia Inglis. The 17 year old was killed in a fall during the cross country phase of the Scone Horse Trials last Sunday. The incident also claimed the life of her horse. Inglis was raised with horses, a daughter of Australian thoroughbred breeders Arthur and Charlotte Inglis, who were at the event to support their daughter. Read More
Unfortunately, many barns have been hit with the Coronavirus in Colorado this year. It is a disease that many have not heard of, but can be very serious. In an effort to provide you with the most accurate information, we did some research via Cornell and you will find that information below. Read More
From our friends at the Elbert County Sheriff Office, we have learned of a mountain lion sighting in North West Elbert County. Although Mountain Lions won’t typically attack your horses, please be aware if you are in the area and take necessary precautions. Read More
We will be getting a batch of Colorado Horse Forum bling hats made. The hats will be black with clear rhinestones and will resemble closely this pictured version. The hats are one-size fits all but have an adjustable back strap to make it fit you better. They are a high quality hat. Design measures 3.4″ x 3″. If you want one of these hats, you need to get in on the pre-order! Please use the form below to let us know if you are interested in ordering one of these hats.
We have teamed up with Dennie Harms of Albracht Insurance to answer some questions on Equine Insurance and Other Insurance types that revolve around the horse industry. Equine insurance can be complicated if you are unfamiliar with it, and hopefully the information below will give you a better idea on what insurance you might be interested in for your horse, donkey, mule, facility or equine business.Read More
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 a great place for diseases to spread. There are a number of precautions you can take to ensure the health of your horse and the horses around you.Read More