Current Air Quality

Current Air Quality in Colorado

As the fires continue in our state, it is important to note the air quality and air quality advisories if we plan to work our horses. If the air quality is too bad and there are too many particulates you can cause difficulty breathing,…

Helping Horses when there is Wild Fire Air Pollution

Helping Horsees with Wild Fire Air Pollution and Smoke

This year seems exceptionally bad for our wildfires, and in turn the air is smokey and causing a variety of health concerns including difficulty breathing, sore throats, burning eyes, runny nose, and more in humans AND animals. How can we help our horses when…

Now that Cold Weather is upon us… Be Prepared!

Cold Weather and Winter Tips for your Horse in Colorado

The cold and snow have arrived here in Colorado. And if you are like the rest of us, you were scrambling yesterday to make sure your horse (and barn) were ready for the weather change. Here are just a few tips to try to…

VSV (Vesicular Stomatitis) Confirmed in Colorado

VSV Updates for Colorado

Colorado has become the third state in the country to have a confirmed case of vesicular stomatitis (VSV).  Follow the Colorado State Department of Agriculture for updates. We will also be updating this page regularly. If you suspect your horse has VS or shows…

Homemade Fly Spray

Homemade Flyspray Recipe

Are you looking for a good DIY flyspray that you can make at home? One that actually works? Look no further. This is made with mostly natural ingredients and is much less harsh on your skin/lungs/everything else it gets on. Homemade Fly Spray Recipe:…

All About Foaling with Dr. Pat McCue of CSU

ALL ABOUT FOALING WITH DR. PAT MCCUE OF CSU

We are lucky to have Colorado State University here, they offer an exceptional team of equine vets to the community. Dr. Pat McCue has done a series on the Colorado State University Equine Reproduction Laboratory Facebook Page regarding foaling. If you plan on breeding, we highly…

CSU Extention – Tool for Colorado Horse Owners

CSU Extension - Resource for Colorado Horse Owners

If you are a horse (or livestock, or land) owner in Colorado, you want to know about the CSU Extension! The Extension is dedicated to serving current and future needs of Coloradans by providing educational information and programs that safeguard health, increase livelihood, and…

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…

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,…

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…