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…

Inexpensive Nanny Cams for your Horses!

Wireless Farm Camera System

I’ve been looking for a way to monitor my horses in their paddocks for a while. The issue I ran into is there isn’t electricity for the cameras, and the WiFi signal isn’t great outside (we don’t have a booster or anything outside). We…

Cold Weather & Winter Hacks for Horses

We asked our online community to share their favorite cold weather and winter hacks to make life with horses easier, here’s what they said:

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…

Wildfire Resources – Evacuation and More

COLORADOR WILDFIRE RESOURCES - EVACUATION AND MORE

It is no secret our state is on fire and many people and animals have been displaced, and are continuing to be displaced. Here is a list of helpful resources within the state for helping receive or provide evacuations for horses/livestock and more. We…

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…