Do You Want to Be a Backyard Horse-Keeper? Five Questions To Ask Yourself

It is the dream of many a boarder to bring their horse into their very own backyard. After 17 years of backyard horse-keeping, I can definitely say that I am still enamored with the lifestyle.…

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15 Minutes to Care for your Horse? Make Them Count!

How massage, acupressure, and hand-walking can improve your horse’s life on little time. A guest post by wehorse. Every person involved with horses knows that having little time makes things complicated. Sometimes you are faced…

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How to Canter a Horse in 7 Simple Steps

For new equestrians, learning how to canter a horse is a big step after getting comfortable at a walk and trot on horseback.  The truth is, the canter stride is a gait unlike any other.…

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Equine Massage Therapy: Does It Actually Work?

Equine massage therapy is a method used by many horse owners to improve their horse’s overall health and wellbeing. In recent years, it’s become increasingly popular due to the fact that it provides non-intrusive and…

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Horse Cost Case Study: January 2020

After a very expensive November, my budget recovered nicely in December. That’s why I dared to dream of an on-budget kickoff to the new year.   Spoiler alert: nope.  Part of the reason is that I…

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