People often spend a huge amount of money purchasing show horses. Some buy for investment purposes, while others merely for pleasure. Regardless of your reason for purchasing the show horse, the purchaser wants to ensure they get what they pay for. In order to protect your investment, several steps can be taken prior to the purchase of the show horse.
Article and photos by Kailey Sullins, courtesy of Barrel Horse News Under a cloudless sky on a sunny spring day, not a bird chirped or a whisper of wind could be heard. It was quiet; too quiet. The Weather Channel had been warning for a week of the probability of a tornado. When Mary Ellen […]
As we enter Autumn, we need to remember that this is the season when bees or wasps are most aggressive and defensive of their nests. We were reminded of this recently when only one horse/rider combination of four returned to the ranch. We did find the others and thankfully no horses or riders were seriously injured, but they were stung repeatedly and were pretty shaken up. One particular horse took the brunt of the attack and was stung all over his body.
Farnam, the leading horse care and horse supplies provider in the industry, has partnered with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center for the Horse Care Solutions Building Sponsorship and will be the exclusive sponsor of the facility’s wash racks in both Barn A and Barn B. In addition, they are now the exclusive sponsor […]
There were only two Welsh shows in Western Canada in 2017. From the west coast of British Columbia to the western edge of Manitoba, a distance of over 2000 km, there was our Wild Rose Welsh & Open Pony Show and the Manitoba Annual All Welsh Show—and many events dedicated to other breeds and to disciplines.
Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society will host the 11th annual Bluebonnet Horse Expo at the Travis County Expo Center (7311 Decker Lane in Austin) on October 21, 2017 from 9AM to 7PM. The Bluebonnet Horse Expo is a day-long educational, adoption, and fundraising event for Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society – and it includes something for all […]
The Best Horse Practices Summit, a new equine conference in Durango this October, has attendees coming from 15 states and Canada to see and hear from some of the best minds in the horse world. We want you to check it out!Contact us here and we’ll get the process started. Last month, Patagonia, the renowned clothing company, […]
200 Stalls Available for Horses in Potential Path of Hurricane
Equine organizations offer disaster relief funds
Learning to recognize the symptoms and identify the causes of choke in horses,will help you respond appropriately to get your horse comfortable and out of trouble. Choke is when pieces of food get lodged in the horse's esophagus. For a horse, choking is not as much of an emergency as it is for a human, since the windpipe is not blocked and the horse can still breath, however it is very uncomfortable for the horse.