At the time, I was on the board of Dark Horse Rescue. We…
When you add up all of you at the end of the month, there are a few bills that typically stand out: your feed bill and your bedding bill. Bedding bills can be costly, especially if you house many horses in your barn. You can take control of your bedding bill, though – here are a few ways to save on your bedding…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 29, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Ulcers. They’re a widespread issue, especially amongst performance horses. Luckily, ulcers are both preventable and treatable! If you want to prevent ulcers in your barn, then these tips can help to keep your horses healthy and ulcer-free.
Feed Small, Frequent…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 28, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Are you planning to build your dream barn one day? Building a barn, or any structure, is time-consuming and can be a stressful event. We’ve seen projects that have gone smoothly, and others that haven’t. Here’s what you need to know to make the process of building your barn go…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
As a traveler, you should know that the world will not move around in your directions. In fact, it will force you to move around according to their expectations. So, make a conscious effort to follow some traveler rules and be happy throughout the travel.
Following traveler rules, you will help yourself stay safe and complete your journey on time. So, read some of the most important traveler rules below and follow them religiously.
1. Understand your destination: If…Continue
Added by Linda Durbin on October 28, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments
The hardest part about this time of the year is the shorter daylight hours. Since I have to go home and take care of my animals after work, I run out of time to ride in the park. In the beginning of the month, I would rush out and take a quick ride with Kevin—just…Continue
Added by Judi Daly on October 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I'm thrilled to share this news with fellow Barnmice members.
My client, internationally renowned award-winning artist BRUCE K. LAWES, has just launched his new website and is giving away museum-quality prints from his Limited Edition gallery just for signing up to receive his monthly eNewsletter. (example below: "On a Cloud" ...and yes, this is a painting, not a photograph!)…Continue
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Added by Paula Slater on October 25, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
After waiting 5 months from the time my neurologist started the process I finally got my first dose of my new MS medicine, Gilenya. During the 5 months I have had a lot of miscommunications (the phone calls from Gilenya NEVER came up on my phone as anything but usually ignored mass calls), voice mail messages in a thick foreign accent at the lowest possible level of loudness, misdirected doctor appointments, general frustration, and my neurologist thinking that all the…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on October 24, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
When you start your barn building project, you will need to choose a barn builder, or contractor, who is perfect for the job. The barn builder is the person who largely coordinates the entire project, so working with the right builder is really important. Here are some tips to help you choose the best barn builder for your project!
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 23, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Horse and Hunk Calendar Giveaway: Contest Alert!
We've partnered with Horse and Hunk North America to give you a chance to win what is possibly the best horsey themed calendar to grace a tack room (or kitchen) wall. Wherever you decide to hang this horse and hunk filled calendar – is totally up to you!…Continue
We have made a well considered decision:
After this season (2015) our super Stallion Vollrath LESSING will be looking for a new Stallion Master. His sale is in a way sad, however we must cope with what we have got = only 16 acres of grazing. Having three stallions is simply too much. We also have our Lessing-mares to breed on from with the remaining fantastic stallions…
Added by Berny Maubach on October 22, 2015 at 6:46pm — No Comments
Added by Texas Haynet on October 22, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Your barn's design can make your day-to-day chores faster and much more convenient, but it’s important that you consider this when you're planning out your barn. Here are some features that you’ll want to include in your barn to maximize its convenience.
Create Wide Barn Aisles
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 22, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you have a soft spot in your heart for senior horses, then you may want to take the needs of senior horses into account when designing your barn! The overall design of a barn or stable can contribute to your senior horse’s comfort and health. Here’s what you’ll want to consider when building a barn for a senior…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
When building your dream barn, you'll want to stay within your budget while also getting the best value for your money! Here are some ways that you can safely cut costs when building a barn to help stay within budget while bringing your dream barn…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 20, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Ellen and I are continuing to enjoy the fall riding season. Last Friday, I took Cole out for a quick ride before dark. It was very, very windy and cold. That meant Cole was fast and fun. We avoided getting hit by any falling branches, though we did hear a few ominous…
Added by Judi Daly on October 20, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
A Historic Ride
On our second September long weekend, Ellen and I took Dante up to the showring trails. That isn’t historic at all, but we did have a few “firsts.”
As is typical on our vacations in the fall, we tend to run into park maintenance. Sometimes they are fixing our trail, sometimes trimming trees and then there is…Continue
Sometimes life leaves us no choice but to immediately go from the horse barn back to our “outside lives.” Whether it’s heading to the office or a family function, we may find ourselves trying to hide the evidence we’ve been to the barn. If you have to return to your “outside life” immediately after…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
You Can Teach an Old Horse a New Trick—or at Least Try To
Ellen has had Ranger about 20 years, and they have done all sorts of things together. She has done a good job training him to be a reliable and fun horse to ride. Somehow, she did forget an important lesson, and I didn’t even realize it.
One really, really important thing that…Continue
Added by Judi Daly on October 18, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
With the cooler weather and shorter days, it becomes more and more difficult to get yourself out to the barn and into the saddle. Finding that initial motivation to go ride can be a real challenge, so we've come up with some great tips to get yourself motivated and out to the barn.
Schedule a Ride with a…Continue
Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 16, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments