I am a firm believer in teaching horses ground manners and especially around feeding for ease of feeding and safety. Horses in a herd establish a hierarchy and pecking order for who gets to eat and when. Just watch a herd sometime. If the lead mare comes into the group, the other horses will give … Continue reading Teaching your horse manners at feeding time
Headed to the barn, ready to ride, ready for the day to unwind. I slipped my Blundstone much boots on. I love these boots btw. They are so easy on and off, are super comfortable, great tred and the best part is they are still holding up to the rigors of days at the barn; … Continue reading Canter Transition Success!
I recently moved Athena from a lovely 2 acre pasture, to a barn setting. The pasture, was easy with 24/7 turnout and unlimited grazing. It made life simple. I never thought too much about the nutritional quality of her grass or how much she was getting. It just fell into the category of "it is … Continue reading Forage options and how much to feed your horse
MagRestore Living in Maui, we are blessed with lush green pastures and lots of sunshine. It’s a great combination for a happy horse. Despite having such wonderful grazing options, I’ve needed to add in a few additional supplements to help balance the pasture nutrients and to help Athena function at her best. One supplement … Continue reading Magnesium Supplement… what a difference!
This horse is going to give me gray hairs! My first mistake was forgetting that I had a sandwich bag with a few carrot pieces laying in the top of my tack box. My second mistake was leaving my tack box open as I walked off to asses the placement of my make shift round … Continue reading My Horse just ate a plastic bag…Now what???