Equine Spring-cleaning time is here! With longer days and warmer weather comes....shedding. If your horse isn’t clipped and/or blanketed, he’s probably a delightful fluffy fur ball and as mud season gets underway his color has migrated to a dark crusty brown.
Horse Grooming Tip: Before you begin grooming, discard any fleece jacket or fabrics that you are wearing that will attract dirt and hair before you start. A plastic apron such as dog groomers use, is a great aid in keeping you clean.Read More
You might be surprised to learn that rain rot is not a skin condition that occurs only due to neglect or poor care of the horse. Even the most diligent horse owner who provides the best care can have a horse experience rain rot.
What does rain rot look like?
If your horse develops crusty scabs that peel off with clumps of hair and leave bare spots on the skin then he has probably contracted rain rot. This condition is aptly named as it is caused by rain or moisture on the horse’s coat and is fairly common. It is also sometimes called rain scald.Read More
"Airborne Theory (Aka. Theo) is a Thoroughbred/Irish Sport Horse that I have owned for two years. I came across Theo while horse shopping for a friend but he was quickly sold to someone else! About a year later, I came across an ad while horse shopping for myself, and recognized his name. I made the call, and went to see him, and the rest is history!Read More
If you have a horse, you probably have had an encounter with some sort of equine wound or injury! Horses love to get themselves into trouble, and being prepared for the worst can help you react for the best results!Read More
Believe it or not flexible horse bandages can fix many problems you may encounter on your farm or even on the trail! So when you are feeling a little crafty or your wallet is looking thin, keep these handy horse wrap uses in mind:Read More