Free horses are not FREE!

Free Horses in Colorado

You found a free horse on Craigslist (or wherever), awesome! But; horses with good training and manners with the ability to perform well, have money invested in them and no one is just willing to throw away that money. In most cases there are…

There are Rules to Riding in an Arena!

Riding in an Arena in Colorado

Unless you are fortunate enough to have your own arena at home for private use; you most likely have to share arena space with other riders. And a riding arena (like any other sports arena) has rules to follow. But in horseback riding those…

How to be a New Boarder in a New to You Barn! Or Just a Good Boarder in General!

Be a good boarder in Colorado

Moving barns is never an easy decision. But once you have made the decision and are the new boarder; here’s a few easy ways to make friends and get you AND your horse settled into your new barn!

VS (Vesicular Stomatitis) and Your Horse

Vesicular Stomatitis - VS in Colorado

Vesicular Stomatitis (VS or VSV) is a viral disease that primarily affects cattle, horses, and swine and occasionally sheep, goats, llamas, and alpacas. Humans can also become infected with the disease when handling affected animals, but this is a rare event. The main sign…

Brand Inspection – The Ins and Outs

Brand Inspection in Colorado

A lot of people aren’t sure what they need, or don’t need for a brand inspection. I am going to cover what is needed for an in state inspection, and an out of state inspection (from a state that doesn’t do inspections). I talked…