Traveling Preparation

Summer is here and for many of us that means shipping our horses to and from events. Whether your trip is 10 minutes or 10 hours, hauling can be a stressful experience for horses. During shipping, horses often become dehydrated and begin to lose body condition. In fact, one study found that on average a horse […]

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Controlling Summer Sores and Scratches

Scratches and summer sores are two common skin conditions that often become prevalent when horses are in warm, damp conditions. Let’s discuss the differences between these two ailments and how each should be treated. Scratches is a relatively common condition that is caused by bacteria, fungi, or parasites. It results in enlargement of the affected […]

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Trailer Preparation

Horse Trailer Prep Checklist When using a horse trailer there are many factors and steps to be aware of to insure safety for you and your horses. A lot of people don’t realize how much goes into maintaining a trailer. Trailer care and preparation is more important that most people realize. Tires For starters, weather […]

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