Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Control Flies on the Farm

    June 1, 2018
    Fly control is an important topic around many farms. They may be small, but flies are a big problem if not addressed properly through a combination of farm management techniques and fly-control products.
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  • How to Solve Trailer Loading Issues with Your Horse

    September 1, 2017
    Any equine enthusiast is well aware with the struggles associated with loading a horse into a trailer. It’s natural for your horse to experience nervousness and anxiety when being loaded into a trailer whether it ‘s the first or fifteenth time.
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  • The Best Kind of Fencing for Your Horse

    August 16, 2017
    Horses have a wide range of breeds, sizes, personalities and temperaments, and there is no single type of fence that is best for every type of horse.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    July 1, 2017
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • Storm Preparation Tips for Horse & Cattle Owners

    June 16, 2017
    Properly caring for horses or livestock during a threatening storm requires careful planning and preparation. No one is immune to disaster and that’s why we implement strategies and plans to overcome dangerous weather. No matter what the disaster may be, it never hurts to be prepared.
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  • The Stylish Life of an Equestrian

    February 16, 2017
    If your personal style revolves around horses – from the corral to the arena and from the farm to the fields – you're an equestrian. But are you dressed the part? The right attire is more than just fashion, it's essential gear for your horse-oriented lifestyle.
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  • Horse Dental Care

    February 1, 2017
    A horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?
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  • Winter May Mean Increased Respiratory Problems for Horses

    December 16, 2016
    Cold temperatures and brisk winter air may be refreshing for a deep breath or brief outdoor walks, but winter leads to many air quality issues that can create severe respiratory problems in horses, particularly in barns.
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  • Caring for Your Horse's Hooves in Wet Conditions

    January 1, 2016
    Wet conditions can be challenging to proper hoof care, but it is easy to keep your horse on sound footing even during extensive periods of wet weather. How Wet Conditions Affect Hooves Soft, wet ground can dramatically affect horses' hooves.
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  • What You Should Know For Getting Your Horse Shod for Fall/Winter

    November 15, 2015
    It is generally accepted that finding the right horseshoe is extremely important for riding in temperate climates in the winter. Riding outdoors in the winter demands a special type of shoe that prevents your horse from serious injury.
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  • The Importance of Selecting Quality Hay

    September 15, 2015
    Whether you have horses, cattle, sheep, goats or other livestock, good quality hay is an essential part of their diet, and it is important to choose only the best hay to feed your animals.
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    August 1, 2015
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Protect Your Horse From Worms and Germs

    July 1, 2015
    While some worms and germs are beneficial to horses for proper digestive health and an overall healthy immune system, and many others are harmless, there are some pests and parasites that can cause serious health problems even leading to disabilities and death.
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  • Is Your Tack Safe? Here's How to Check

    April 1, 2015
    The proper tack is essential for safe, comfortable riding for both you and your horse, but how can you check your tack for safety? No matter whether you use English or western gear, these simple steps can keep you, your horse and your tack safe.
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  • Choosing The Right Feed For Your Equine

    February 1, 2015
    Choosing the right feed for your horse can be a difficult task sometimes. When it comes to feeding your horse, there is no one size fits all method.
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  • To Shoe or Not to Shoe Senior Horses

    February 1, 2015
    Shoes have many benefits for horses, but can also cause many problems if they are not fitted or maintained properly. Every horse is different, and as horses age, considerations for wearing shoes may change.
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  • Protecting Your Livestock from the Harsh Winter

    January 1, 2015
    Winter is a dangerous season for livestock and can be devastating to farmers, whether you have just a few hobby animals or a large commercial operation. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep livestock safe and healthy even through the worst winter conditions.
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  • Controlling Horse Stall Odors

    September 1, 2014
    Controlling horse stall odors begins with the building of the stall itself, so take care to consider the materials you choose in stall flooring.
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  • Making Sure Your Hay is Okay

    June 1, 2014
    What your horse ingests is obviously one of the most important factors in his health. Often times a large part of his diet is hay. If you give your horse musty or moldy hay, there’s a pretty good chance that he could end up with colic.
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  • Is It Time To Shoe Your Horse?

    June 1, 2014
    It might sound crazy to some, but like humans, horses need shoes too. To understand why a horse needs shoes I will answer two important questions. First, why does a horse wear shoes and second, how do you know when your horse needs shoes?
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