Deadly Equine Disease Kills horses in Colorado

CAÑON CITY, Colo. – Wild horses at the Wild Horse facility in Canon City have been infected with an unknown yet highly contagious and sometimes fatal disease. The BLM is working with local, state and federal officials to determine the exact cause of death of…

Bees and Horses, How to Coexist

Bees and Horses - How to CoExist

If you are struggling with bees bothering your horses this spring like I am, I feel your frustration! Nothing has bloomed yet, we are having loads of warm days in between the snowstorms, and the bees are HUNGRY AND CONFUSED! My issues with the…

Colorado Equine Health Alert : Equine Influenza

A horse at a private facility in Jefferson County started displaying signs of Equine Influenza on 2/20/2022 and was confirmed to be affected by the disease by an attending veterinarian. At this time only 1 horse is affected although 6 at the facility have…

A Primer on CBD for Horses from Trove CBD

A Primer on CBD for Horses from Trove CBD

Trove CBD has partnered with us to help inform horse owners about CBD use and specifically how it can benefit our horse and equine partners! Navigating the CBD Equine Obstacle Course Ever since the 2018 Farm Bill removed industrial hemp from the Controlled Substances Act,…

Why is my Horse’s Urine Red?

Why is my Horses Urine Red

We tend to notice this in periods where there is snow on the ground. Our horse’s urine turns red or a rust color once in the snow. Typically there is no need to panic (but if your horse has health concerns or you want…

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.