Horizon Structures Presents Series: Interior Design Tips For Your Tack Room

Image Courtesy Nikki Alvin-Smith

by Nikki Alvin-Smith Do you know the artful ways to make small spaces feel like big places? Interior design knowledge can help you make the most of your horse barn tack room space. Improve the form, fit and functionality with these simple approaches to design. These methods are all easy …

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New & Noteworthy: Free Youth Course on the Language of Horses

Youth
Photo Courtesy Equine Guelph

from Equine Guelph Horses are masters at picking up on our body language but how good are we at seeing theirs? Discover the fascinating body language of horses with youth from all over the world!  Students from all over the world have participated in Equine Guelph’s Horse Behavior & Safety …

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Trail Savvy: Winter Riding Goals

Winter Riding
Photo Courtesy Robert Eversole

Tips for Staying Motivated in the Off-Season Don’t let snow and cold temperatures deter you from pursuing your riding goals. When the wind is howling, the snow is knee-deep, and you can no longer feel your face while gathering your horses from the other side of the pasture, it’s easy …

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Gain New Leads Through Our Membership Program

NWHS Member Benefit Program Offers Big Benefits for Program Sponsors! Targeting the right market is one of the biggest concerns for business owners. We’ve helped solve this problem with our Member Benefits Program. By offering a coupon discount on select products and services to our membership, you get access to …

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Equine Wellness – Know Your Horse’s “Normal”: Part 2

By Meriel Moore-Colyer for Haygain How to Take, Measure and Track Key Vital Signs Maintaining good health in our horses is every owner’s responsibility. Avoiding performance-limiting viruses, preventing the development of more serious diseases, and ensuring your horse is content and living as natural a life as possible should be everyone’s …

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New and Noteworthy: The Sturdy Horse

The Sturdy Horse
Peaches in July 6th 2023 when just beginning Sturdy Horse products and her new feed regimen. Photo provided by Monte Robertson.

Head to Hoof® Products Help Senior Horse Regain Health The Sturdy Horse, located in Del Norte, Colorado, researches, develops, and manufactures products made from hemp seeds that help humans, horses, and pets.  One horse, Peaches, a 29-year-old Quarter Horse with extreme malnutrition due to negligence, was checked over by a …

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Trail Savvy: Weed-Free Feed

Image Courtesy Robert Eversole

Responsible Options for Happy Horses and Healthy Trails You’ve probably come across terms like “weed-free feed” or “certified weed-free forage” when feeding your horses and mules. Whether it’s a requirement or only recommended in the areas where you ride, it’s essential to understand what these feeds are, and which ones …

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Small Farm Makeover: Winter Preparedness on Horse Properties – Part 2 of 2

Winter Preparedness
Photo Courtesy Alayne Blickle

Take Winter by Storm! The dead of winter and early spring are times for damaging, dangerous storms in North America. Making chore efficiency updates on your horse property and having backup supplies on hand is helpful for getting through the most challenging time of the year for horse owners–and it …

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Cover Story: Northwest Horse Source 2023 Senior Horse Essay Contest Winners!

Senior Horse

It was a joy to read the essays and see the photos submitted to our Senior Horse Essay Contest this year, and it was very difficult, as usual, to choose the winners. In the end, I picked two who most closely followed the submission guidelines and whose words and photos …

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Equine Wellness – Know Your Horse’s “Normal”: Part 1

normal

How to Take, Measure and Track Key Vital Signs By Meriel Moore-Colyer for Haygain Maintaining good health in our horses is every owner’s responsibility. Avoiding performance-limiting viruses, preventing the development of more serious diseases, and ensuring your horse is content and living as natural a life as possible should be everyone’s …

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