Horse owners know that traveling with your horse can be stressful! Whether you are heading across town or across the country for a horse show, clinic, camping or a trail ride, the key to minimizing your stress is to prepare and have a plan in place. Know where you are goingKnow how far the trip is, […]
As the temperatures get colder it’s time to get ready for the colder weather, this includes preparing for the change in your horse’s needs during the winter months. Adjusting Feeding NeedsAs the grass becomes dormant and the nutritional value of the grass decreases, it is important to supplement your horse’s dietary needs. This might require a daily
Joint Health and Pain Management in Horses
The health of your horse’s joints is vital to living a long and enjoyable life. Preventative care is critical in maintaining joint health in horses, especially as they age and become more prone to arthritis and joint injuries.
How to Know When to Call the Veterinarian for Your Horse
Arthritis Diagnosis & Treatment in Horses
Food is an excellent motivator for many horses and can be a great tool during training. While some horse owners highly debate treats, if treats are used appropriately, they can make training more fun for your horse and create positive associations with scary objects.
Horses who cannot chew their food often miss the essential nutrients to keep them healthy. If you have a dentally impaired or senior horse, you must adjust their feeding and management to ensure they get and absorb nutrients. We’ve covered some tips on feeding the toothless horse.
Horses are living longer and healthier lives than ever, with many now reaching the ripe old age of twenty-five or even thirty years old. As horses age their bodies change and become more susceptible to specific health conditions. One condition to monitor in senior horses is dental health. Here are some things to consider about dental health for your senior horse.