Horse Cost Case Study: April 2020

I had hoped to write April’s update with COVID-19 already in our rearview mirror. Here in the US, and in most countries around the world, we’re still in the thick of it. While things are…

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Make Your Own Anti-Inflammatory Naturally with Essential Oils

A guest post by Heather Wallace of Animal Bodywork & Aromatherapy & The Timid Rider. Do you remember that time you went to groom your horse, and his legs were stocked up, or he had…

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Groundwork That Strengthens the Horse & Rider’s Relationship

A guest post by Reese of Horses of the Ozark Hills. There he is right across from you, your horse. His feet beat the ground in a rhythmic pulse, his nostrils flare with his deep…

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5 Expert Mane Preparation Tips for Easier Braiding

A guest post by Mary Beth of Braid Secrets. Check out the horse’s mane in this photograph. Now imagine you must braid it for an event, hunter or dressage show tomorrow. What are your thoughts…

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Springtime Body Clipping: Can You, or Should You, Clip Your Horse in the Spring?

A guest post by Liv of Proequinegrooms. Let’s take away all notions of how your horse looks.  Focus on his health and comfort, and then decide if clipping him in the spring is a good…

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