Geranium Oil for Horses – Natural Tick Prevention

If your horse is out on pasture, or ridden through long grass and bushes, chances are they’ll be exposed to ticks. More than just a nuisance, ticks can spread disease, cause skin irritations, and in…

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Choosing the Right Fencing for Your Horse

Problems with horse fencing happen all too often. In April of last year, an unusual sight appeared off a roadway in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Two horses had escaped their fencing and were spotted peacefully…

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Treating Thrush in Horses – Tried and Tested Solutions

When I asked the members of the Facebook Group, Horse Care on a Budget, what they dislike most about horse care the answer was unequivocally MUD! Not only does it make daily barn chores and riding…

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Teach Your Horse to Stand Still While Mounting

Your horse moves off because he anticipates what you’ll want him to do next. He knows that when you land in the saddle, work is about to start. So he moves off, ready to ride…but…you…

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5 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Stable

Summer is on its way! I enjoy nothing more than riding in the summertime and soaking up those sunny rays. However, the pesky pests hidden away in my stables also enjoy making the most of…

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