Added by Anna Blake on January 9, 2015 at 9:05am — No Comments
As January hits, winter may be taking a toll on your blanketing morale. Are you tired of changing blankets and dealing with tears and rips? We’ve come up with some great tips to make blanketing easier for you.
Invest in Separate Sets of Blankets
If your horse is turned out during the winter but also spends time in his…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on January 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Winter can be rough on horses, especially those with arthritis. The cold, coupled with the reduced workload and frozen ground can leave your arthritic horse stiff and sore. Luckily there are a number of ways that you can keep your arthritic horse comfortable during the winter.
Provide Plenty of…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on January 7, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Ground Work Lesson Day 4:
I rode Cole in the indoor arena for a half hour. The thermometer said it was only 20 degrees—which isn’t bad for me, but it turned Cole into a frisky colt. He was like riding a stick of TNT—very volatile. We…Continue
Added by Judi Daly on January 6, 2015 at 10:53am — No Comments
Ground Work Lessons 1, 2 & 3
For those who have not been following my adventures with Cole Train from the beginning, let me bring you up to date. When I got Cole, he was an untrained 4-year-old. He was halter broken,…Continue
Added by Judi Daly on January 5, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments
Few draft horses are as iconic as the Clydesdale. Whether pulling a classic rig or the famous Budweiser wagon, the Clydesdale is a breed that is recognizable in most American homes. Want to learn more about this beautiful breed?
The Clydesdale owes its origins to the region of Clydesdale, Scotland. Flemish…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on January 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Happy New Year! We’re fresh into 2015, and now is the perfect time for change. This month we’ll be showcasing a series of “New Beginnings” blogs, each of which will give you a look at a potential area of change in your life with horses. Today’s blog focuses on a change that can be both exciting and intimidating: choosing a new…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on January 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Trying to work in the Arena
Since Ellen and I took so much vacation time in November and December, combined with conquering the loop in the back of the property, I have never ridden so little in an indoor arena since the years when we didn’t have one. This is a good thing—and a bad thing. It’s good that I have been able to ride…Continue
Added by Judi Daly on January 2, 2015 at 10:54am — No Comments
It’s been a great year at Infinity Farm. I’m thrilled to say no one died. It’s kind of a miracle–all ages and infirmities considered. I wandered through the memories of the year, looking for a stellar moment to share with you, one that was inspirational and would reflect the best of us. There were a pile to pick from, but in the end, it was a no-brainer.
Remember our barn-rat, Hannah?…Continue
Added by Anna Blake on January 2, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments
2014 has come and gone like the leaves on a ttree in the fall. Now we embrace 2015 with open arms and new goals. Last year was the year of the horse. For me and some of you, it really was. Four months ago, I started riding again. Something I had given up on doing due to fear. Now, four months later, I am doing great. I usually don't make resolutions,I've never been one to do that. But this year, I did make one. My goal is to accomplish my fear head-on…Continue
Added by Paula Stevens on January 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments