Recent Blog Posts

  • Caring for Your Horse's Hooves in Wet Conditions

    January 30, 2016
    Wet conditions can be challenging to proper hoof care, but it is easy to keep your horse on sound footing even during extensive periods of wet weather. How Wet Conditions Affect Hooves Soft, wet ground can dramatically affect horses' hooves.
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  • How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

    January 15, 2016
    When feeding a performance horse, the goal is to provide adequate fuel for energy expenditure, replenish nutrients required for muscle function and repair, and support optimal health through a balanced diet. Dr.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    January 1, 2016
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Storing Birdseed

    December 15, 2015
    Proper storage can keep birdseed fresh and nutritious for longer, ensuring that backyard birds have the very best to eat.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2015
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Tips for Training Your Dog to Come to You

    November 15, 2015
    When you get a new dog, one of the first things you may want to teach him is to come back to you. Hollering "sit! " as he runs in the other direction won’t do much good. Trying to chase him might be great for exercise, but not for your nerves.
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  • How to Tack Your Horse Properly

    November 1, 2015
    Getting your horse ready to ride can be a challenge if you don’t know the tips and tricks to make it easier. Movies and people who have been doing it for a long time make it seem easy as if throwing on a saddle is all it takes.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    October 15, 2015
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Four Steps for Cleaning Out a Horse Stall

    October 1, 2015
    Like people, horses prefer a clean and comfortable place to sleep. Therefore, cleaning out your horse's stall is an important step towards his (or her) health and well-being.
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  • Cheap Green Cleaning for Your Pets

    September 15, 2015
    Some cleaning products that you use may not only be harmful to yourself, but to your pets as well. There are "green" and pet-safe products that work great, but they may be a bit pricey for your tastes.
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