Recent Blog Posts

  • Trying to Stop Your Horse from Stall Walking

    August 1, 2014
    Stall walking is a very undesirable trait that you do not want your horses to have.
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  • Clean, Fresh Ways to Provide Water for your Horses During the Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2014
    Horses are considered some of the finest animals known to man. Like any animal, during the hot summer months, horses need fresh, clean water to stay hydrated and healthy. Every horse is unique to its own. Therefore, the needs of your horse will differ from the needs of other horses.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    July 15, 2014
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • The Impact of Forage Quantity and Quality on Beef Nutrition

    July 1, 2014
    Management of beef cattle nutrition ideally should be based on the quantity and quality of forage, as well as animal considerations such as body condition score, physiological status and production goals, according to information from the Texas AgriLife Extension Service (formerly Texas Agricultural Extension Service).
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  • Basic Showlamb Nutrition

    July 1, 2014
    Feeding lambs for show involves some basic principles of nutrition. Whether lambs are fed commercially for market, or diets intended to produce specific physical responses, we must remember that lambs are ruminants. It is of upmost importance that we maintain rumen health and function.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    June 1, 2014
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • How To Train Your Cat

    June 1, 2014
    Many pet owners are under the impression that cats can’t be trained because they do not respond the same way that dogs do. However, any animal with the proper behavioral reinforcement can be trained.
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  • The Best and Safest Ways to Feed a Horse

    May 1, 2014
    Understanding the basic dietary needs of your equine friend is an essential part of ownership. Horses are foragers, meaning they graze. Meeting this natural characteristic is imperative. • Hay: Hay is commonly the preferred source of forage.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    May 1, 2014
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    April 1, 2014
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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