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5 Things To Do At The Barn When It’s Too Hot To Ride

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM If you start sweating just walking to your car in order to get to the barn, you might be wondering if it’s too hot to ride. During these blistering summer days when...

The Foundation for Creating a Strong Equestrian Business

BY PAMELA N. SAUL, CB You have decided it’s time to start a new business -- congratulations! You probably spent years as a kid hanging around the barn, graduating to a student intern or volunteer,...

How to Get Paid: Addressing Cash Flow Issues Within Equestrian Businesses

BY PAMELA N. SAUL, CB The lesson schedule is full and everybody is going to the show this weekend. So why is the business bank account empty? So often, in our industry, a company struggles...

Tips for Shipping Your Horse in Hot Weather

BY EQUO We have had some widespread and prolonged heat waves the past few weeks. With the extreme temps, came a lot of questions about how to ship your horse safely. The experts at Equo...

How To Change Your Horse’s Name on USEF

BY GRACE SALMON Did you just get a new horse? Do you not like its name, or want to change it to something that means more to you? Keep reading to find out how to...

Is Regenerative Therapy Right for my Horse?

BY EMILY RIDEN/JUMP MEDIA For the last decade, the use of regenerative therapies for horses has seen an exponential increase. Today, regenerative therapy options such as MediVet Autologous Conditioned Serum (ACS), Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein...

What You Can and Can’t Expect From a Pre-Purchase Vetting

BY STEFANIE MAZER, PSY.D. I am involved in a lot of horse transactions. This is one of the most fun and rewarding jobs, but it can also be a nightmare! From the beginning of 2018...

Understanding Allergies: Causes, Treatment and Advice for Horse Allergies

BY COUNTRY & STABLE If you suffer from any allergies then you’ll know just how annoying, and sometimes very serious, they can be. Well you’re not the only one who can suffer from allergies –...

10 Tips and Tricks for Being the Best Horse Show Groom You Can Be

BY GRACE SALMON Grooming gives you the opportunity to travel and experience shows that you might not get the opportunity to show at yourself. Think you have what it takes to groom at horse shows?...

Reducing Our Environmental Impact in the Equestrian World

BY VYLA CARTER In my everyday life, I am constantly looking for more ways to reduce my impact on the environment. At home, I recycle everything that I can. I try to reduce my water...

Babington Mills it… Better Feed, Better Bedding

BY SISSY WICKES Kevin Babington thinks outside the box. A career that includes an Olympic appearance  (4th individually in Athens, 2004), a European Championships Gold Medal, and too many Grand Prix victory gallops to mention...

Equestrian DIY: How to Make Horse Jump Panels

BY OLIVIA KNOTT OF DIY HORSE OWNERSHIP We wanted to add some more color and variety into our jumps collection so we decided to make some panel jumps. Panel jumps are a really fun and easy...

10 Equine Grooming Habits That You Need To Ditch

BY GRACE SALMON Whether we have our sights set on the show ring or lessons at home, most riders share a common goal: to keep their horses looking great. Often times we are so focused...

Don’t Tailgate the Trailer! How to Safely Share the Road with Horse Trailers

BY EQUO The one thing equestrians really want non-equestrians to know is how to safely share the road with horse trailers. To people who aren’t familiar with horses, they seem big, tough and scary. In...

Equestrian DIY: Valentine’s Day Horse Treats Recipe

BY OLIVIA KNOTT OF DIY HORSE OWNERSHIP I got a cute heart-shaped mini muffin pan and my first though was I should make horse treats with this. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I present to you,...

Equestrian DIY: How to Make a Whip or Crop Holder

BY OLIVIA KNOTT OF DIY HORSE OWNERSHIP This is a super easy project. I made it with spare parts from my garage, so it cost me nothing. You can substitute some equipment for others, but the...

5 Game Changing Body Clipping Tips from a Professional Groom!

I can't wait to body clip today... said no person ever! But with professional groom Amanda Geerlinks' body clipping tips, this chore is sure to go off much smoother than ever before.  BY AMANDA GEERLINKS Body...

DIY: TACKROOM ON A BUDGET

By @Hunky_Hanovarian CLICK HERE to read more from the blog, The Hunky Hanoverian There are several tackrooms at my barn. One for the lesson program, 2 general ones for boarders, and one was dedicated to a specific...

Pumpkin Pony Poptarts DIY

By Vyla Carter Want Instagram worthy horse treats without paying too much? Then this is the DIY for you! This sweet treat will have your horse begging for more. With only a few ingredients, pony...

How Healthy is That Hay? Six Tips on How to Know.

According to Purina Animal Nutrition, forage makes up 50-90 percent of a horse’s diet. And this usually means lots and lots and lots of hay. Because it’s such a big part of your horse's...

4 Tips to Help Your Horse Beat the Summer Heat

By Elleni Paulson on behalf of Purina Equine Nutrition Heat and humidity place an added burden on horses during training, showing and transporting. Especially during the busy summer travel and show season, it’s important to make...

Demystifying the Pre-Purchase Exam

DTR Equine Sports Medicine Helps Clients See the Whole Picture By Phelps Media Group It's an important but little-known fact among horse buyers: All pre-purchase examinations are not created equal. Pre-purchase exams performed by the DTR Equine Sports...