“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” This may be true, but there are things you can do to encourage your horse to drink. Read what veterinarian Joyce Harman has to say on the topic. (more…)
Even though we can see the light at the end of the tunnel as spring draws near, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere are still gripped in the clutches of winter. Want to make things a bit easier on yourself? Check out these winter must haves for your barn. (more…)
Owning a gray horse has its perks, but come winter, every gray horse owner must face the inevitable: mud. Today, Kristen Brennan discusses the five stages of grief associated with facing the long, hard winter with a light colored horse. (more…)
“If I was spending half of that ride hand-walking around particularly questionable areas already… what if I just stopped bothering to actually ride, and spent that time working on the ground instead?” (more…)
While we might be experiencing a little bit of a thaw in parts of the United States this week, there’s plenty of cold weather on the way. Kelly Munro of Lighthoof counts a few hazards for which horse owners should be on the lookout.
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!
Unusually cold temperatures across much of the United States have led to endless rounds of speculation (and some science) about when it’s too cold to ride. We’ve compiled the facts and common sense concepts to help you set your own cutoff.
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?