Horse travel can be a challenge for horse owners of every experience level, but as difficult as it can be for you, travel is even more stressful for your horse. After all, he has no idea where he’s going, when he’s going to get to his destination or what’s going to happen when he gets there. While you’re doing the driving, he may be busy worrying himself into a frenzy.
Just like horses, pastures need proper nutrition. Fertilizer can provide the nutrients which the soil may be lacking. But, what do the numbers mean?
Commercial fertilizer products will have three numbers, for example: 23-10-22. The first number represents the nitrogen content; the second the phosphorus, and the third is potassium. Each of these ingredients provides a specific nutrient needed by the plant.
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has published the "world’s most extensive study" into the effect of arena surfaces on the orthopedic health of sport horses in the seven disciplines and in racing, the organization announced April 17.
Springtime is around the corner, and the best of the year is yet to come. Now is the time to get your horse into shape for the great summer to come. Whether showing, cutting or just plain pleasure riding, your horse is just like any other athlete - they may need a little fine-tuning before the activities of the spring and summer.
The Royal Dutch Warmblood Studbook in North America (KWPN-NA), the continent's premier warmblood registry, proudly announces dates and locations for the 2013 KWPN-NA Keuring Tour. These annual inspections are the highlight of the year for United States and Canadian breeders of Royal Dutch Sport Horses as they have the opportunity to showcase their best young horses, and see the results of their passion and dedication for producing the next generation of equine sport superstars.
Exiss Aluminum Trailers is giving away a three‐horse living quarters trailer (Model Express 3H LQ) to one lucky winner! Entries opened July 1 and will close Nov. 8.
Joining a national initiative to increase awareness of and interest in horse-related activities, The American Horse Council announces the launch of a new Website and social media platform, TimeToRide.com.
National Livestock Credit is pleased to announce the purchase of Superior Livestock Auction, Inc. National Livestock and cattlemen from several states have formed a limited partnership to acquire Superior.
LexLin Gypsy Ranch, the largest breeding farm for Gypsy Vanner horses in North America, announced today a new broodmare partnership program to introduce prospective owners to the Gypsy Vanner breed.
Deworming horses has always been sort of like going to the dentist: You know it’s necessary, but you’d just as soon skip it. Fortunately, nowadays, worming products are convenient to administer, have proven to be safe, even for pregnant mares and baby foals.
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