Only January 5 and we already have our first major winter storm under our belts. Here’s how you all got through the East Coast’s “bomb cyclone” — because winter weather wasn’t already scary enough before we started calling it that.
When we last left CJ Millar, she was just getting her brand-new horse property finished. Now that winter is fully upon us, CJ is enjoying the fruits of her labors with a horse farm that’s ready for anything winter throws her way!
Horse Nation is vast and wide with plenty of climate zones included, as well as indoor arenas/outdoor arenas/the great outdoors. With winter upon us, let’s discuss: what kind of winter weather puts a halt to your riding?
In Meagan DeLisle’s corner of Horse Nation, winter has finally arrived — which presents a few new challenges to winter horsekeeping. Here are a few tips and tricks she’s developed!
Because what else is there to do?
For those of us that can’t pick up and head south, winter can be a period of compromises. Meagan DeLisle shares a few tips for making winter riding as productive as possible.
Nope. Not even a little.
Snowed in or not, this will probably be the cutest thing you’ll see this winter. Watch as a trio of fluffy, elated minis taste sweet freedom after Winter Storm Jonas buried the eastern states under ridiculous amounts of snow (Note: must be logged in to Facebook to view):
Journey’s End at Birch Hill Farm is a sanctuary in West Virginia that provides a safe home to horses and other farm animals. To help this sanctuary provide hay, feed, and other necessities to their residents, you can donate on their website or check out their Hoodies for Hay fundraising campaign.
There’s something exhilarating and yet soothing about watching this Clydesdale happily pulling a string of passengers in inner tubes through the snow.
Kenna Nye of Glenview Clydesdales in Michigan posted this video of her and some friends having fun with Gunner the Clydesdale, which has since gone viral… and for good reason! Where can I sign up for this awesome winter adventure?
Tubing day 3!
Posted by Kenna Nye on Thursday, December 31, 2015
Whether you’re on a horse, sled, or tube, Go Riding.
On a tight budget this winter? No need to freeze!
A bit nippy out there, eh? HN’s resident Canuck Kat O’Riley offers a sampling of wintry wisdom. (more…)