Is Summer Grass Safe?

Summer

Keep Your Horse Healthy All Summer Long by Dr. Joyce Harman, DVM   Summer has arrived, bringing with it the changing responsibilities of a horse owner. This may include changing out troughs more often to keep your horse’s water cool and fresh, or hosing him down on those brutal July …

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Group Vacations with the ABHA

Building Camaraderie and Promoting Blazer Horses In Montana Every year, the ABHA plans group vacations to build camaraderie, promote the Blazer breed, and give its members the opportunity to enjoy their horses while riding in the great outdoors. These group vacations are made possible because of ABHA members like Chan …

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The Importance of Strength and Flexibility

Improve Your Riding with Yoga Exercises by Emily Beasley   We practice physical balance and flexibility so we can achieve mental balance and flexibility. I have instructed hundreds of yoga classes and have repeated that exact phrase, one I often heard from a yoga instructor. Until recently, however, I was …

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Feed Your Horse Properly

Scoops Measure Volume, Not Weight by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D.   The directions on most feed bags offer guidelines in terms of the number of pounds (or kg) you should feed.  If you use a scoop to measure your horse’s feed, how many pounds are you actually feeding?  Are you assuming that …

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Riding Fear Free – Educational Opportunities for the Fearful Rider

by Laura Daley   A good horse owner knows what it takes to maintain care and control over their own horse. Good horsemanship is the study of the required skills for training and handling of a horse. With study and training, fearful riders can go a long way toward overcoming …

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Over 40 and Horse Crazy – Haltering Basics

A Good Ride Starts with the Halter by Laura Schonberg   There is nothing more frustrating than looking forward to horse time after a busy day and discovering it’s difficult to get your horse.  Haltering is a basic exercise that is easy to rush through yet critical to establishing the …

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Innovacyn Introduces New and Improved Vetericyn ® Plus

Vetericyn®

Innovacyn, a leader in innovative medical devices in the human and animal health industry, announced a new and improved formulation in their animal line of healthcare products—Vetericyn® Plus, available for all animal species, regardless of age. Vetericyn® Plus is a product line of innovative solutions indicated for wounds, cuts, lacerations, …

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Barn Pros Offers Eldorado Architectural Stone Option for Barns and Buildings

Eldorado Architectural Stone

Every one of Barn Pros’ pre-engineered barn, shop and barn apartments now includes options for an Eldorado Stone treatment of your choosing, resulting in a building of extraordinary beauty. Options include three exterior stone wrap packages designed to work perfectly with your structure: the wainscot, a half-wrap or the full-wrap. …

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Last Chance Mustang

The Story of One Horse, One Horseman and One Final Shot at Redemption by Mitchell Bornstein Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming and wild-at-heart American Mustang. Plucked from his mountainous home in Nevada, Samson is thrown into the domestic horse world where he is brutalized …

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The Sport of Working Equitation – Part 4

Working Equitation

The Speed and Cattle Phase by Kim Roe   The goal of working equitation is to highlight the qualities of a horse that is going to be useful on the ranch. The first two trials are dressage and ease of handling, and judges test the accuracy, suppleness, fluidity of movement, …

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