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Top 3 Reasons To Use Straw as Mulch

Top 3 Reasons To Use Straw as Mulch

From raised beds to large commercial gardens, properly mulching your vegetables will help them thrive while cutting down on the amount of time you spend working in the garden. There are a number of products that you can use as mulch, with materials ranging from...
Benefits of Trail Riding for Performance Horses

Benefits of Trail Riding for Performance Horses

When preparing for the next horse show or dressage competition, many riders tend to focus solely on ring work. It is easy to fall into the routine of working on the skills that you will use during competitions, such as steady gaits and consistent transitions. However,...
Ammonia: The Hidden Danger in the Coop

Ammonia: The Hidden Danger in the Coop

We all like to think of the chicken coop as a place to unwind and relax, but did you know that there may be a hidden danger to you lurking in your chickens’ home? When you open the coop door, egg basket in hand, are you hit with an acrid burning of the nose, lungs,...
5 of the Most Popular Horse Breeds

5 of the Most Popular Horse Breeds

Did you know that there are over 300 different breeds of horses? Wow! That makes for a lot of variety and a multitude of equine companions. With each breed featuring different characteristics, colorings, and athletic prowess, you’ll surely enjoy learning about the...
Tips to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter

Tips to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter

Before fall comes to a close, there are some loose ends in your lawn that you need to take care of. Though the first frost has long since come and gone, there are still some essential chores you can do to make your vegetable garden brighter next spring. Don’t let your...
How Your Horse’s Diet Affects Their Behavior

How Your Horse’s Diet Affects Their Behavior

When you aren’t eating properly, you might feel a little bit “hangry” throughout the day or sluggish when overeating. Your horses experience very similar feelings with an unbalanced diet! Because a horse’s digestive system is so fragile, there are many typical...
Tips for Feeding Your Dentally- Challenged Horse

Tips for Feeding Your Dentally- Challenged Horse

Much like humans, horses don’t always age gracefully. Sometimes there’s little you can do to prevent a horse from losing their teeth or salvage their dental health, especially when they have all their adult teeth as an elder. A horse’s teeth undergo heavy workloads...
How To Ensure Proper Equine Nutrition in the Winter

How To Ensure Proper Equine Nutrition in the Winter

Feeding your horse in the winter can become a challenge as the weather may stress their systems. You may own an easy-going, easy keeper or a high-energy, hard keeper horse that needs more enriching foods to tame bad habits that stem from boredom. Because grazing in...
Routine Chicken Coop Maintenance Tips

Routine Chicken Coop Maintenance Tips

You love your chickens, and you want to keep them happy and safe so they’ll give you the best egg harvests possible. In order to do that, you must keep their home clean. Healthy chicken coops result from regular maintenance, so for this post, we’ve got a few routine...
Steps To Prepare Your Horses for Winter

Steps To Prepare Your Horses for Winter

While you can prepare for winter by cozying up under a blanket next to a warm fireplace with your favorite glass of wine, your equine companion, unfortunately, can’t do the same. It is important that you get your barn preparations out of the way as soon as possible....