Saddle soap keeps leather saddles and horse tack clean and supple. Here is a traditional recipe using lye and a more modern safer home recipe that does not use lye.
Are we doing the horse a favor putting a jacket on him when it is cold outside? I should think not. It is quite the opposite.
Warm spring days make it tempting to bathe our horses. We need to make sure it is warm enough for them before we go ahead and do it! Here's some advice on deciding whether or not we should bathe or just groom our horses.
Mane pulling can be a tedious and frustrating job if you are the unlucky owner of a horse that doesn't like it. If you have ever seen a mane that has been cut with scissors, you understand why we go to the trouble of pulling instead of cutting.
The floor in a stock/horse trailer does not last forever. It must be replaced BEFORE it rots. When the wood floor rots it can break through at anytime when weight is applied to it. Tragedies...
Tips for preparing your property before bringing a horse home. Do you have good fencing? What kind of barn should you build? Be ready and don't get caught out.
To blanket or not to blanket your horse is always a question that is asked a lot this time of year. The weather is getting chillier and we start to think about if our horses are going to be warm enough.