What does the Stay-at-Home Order Mean for Me and my Horse?

With this tragic COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic that has hit the world, many states are issuing Stay-at-Home orders (including Colorado). While every municipality/county/state is going to be different, we will highlight some of the important facts for you especially revolving around us here in Colorado.

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USEF Offers Health and Other Insurance Options

Did you know that as a member of USEF, you have the ability to purchase health and other insurance at a discounted rate?

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Finding the Right Shelter for your Horses

Finding the Right Shelter for your Horse

I recently moved onto some acreage and needed to get it ready for the horses to move home. One of the things needed was outdoor sheds for in the paddocks. There are a LOT of shed and shelter manufacturers out there, but finding a quality one that was safe and aesthetically pleasing was super important to me.

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The Colorado Horse Park **UPDATES**

Press Release from Colorado Horse Park: https://chp.coth.com/article/colorado-horse-park-updates

Parker, CO. – December 18, 2019 – Colorado Horse Park (CHP) will continue to operate as a horse park in 2020 despite recent rumors to the contrary. The Colorado Equestrian Partners are enthusiastic about the 2020 schedule and have implemented changes to ensure that the horse show operates at peak performance.

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Black Friday for Equestrians – 2019

Black Friday Deals for Equestrians

We’ve found a few great deals on horse/equestrian items across the internet for Black Friday through Cyber Monday! Happy Shopping!

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Thefts in Local Barns

Thefts in Local Barns

We have been informed by a local Deputy that there has been a slew of thefts in barns spanning across multiple counties here in Colorado.

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Local News: Horse Dragged by Truck

Horse Being Drug in Grand County

You may have seen the video floating around social media of the couple that tied their horse to their pickup truck and literally dragged it down the road while it fought and struggled. We are happy to report that the Grand County Sherriff is investigating the situation.

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A Brief History of the Pommel Horse

Pommel Horse History
Photo By Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-12352 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5480465

You may know the pommel horse as a gymnastic device used by men in the Olympics. But it has a much longer history than that. It started out as a practice device for the real-life horse, back in 315 B.C.

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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 make the temperature (and weather) transition easier on all of us:

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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 any sores similar to VS, call your vet and do not transport your horse anywhere.

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