Strengthening My Seat
I did not get to ride a real, live horse this week, my usual riding days started off in the low 20s F, the ring would have been frozen and we would have thought we were frozen solid in the cold wind.
At least now I have an alternative that exercises many of my riding muscles.…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on December 31, 2022 at 1:37pm — No Comments
I Welcome My Home Horse
I apologize for my long absence. I had two rather boring lessons of the same old, same old, nothing new to discuss. During this time I learned about the Home Horse (http://www.homehorse.com/), I saved up enough money, and I bought one. It got here before the weather, either rain or COLD, interfered with my riding. My husband put it…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on December 24, 2022 at 11:26am — No Comments
Protein is one of 6 nutrient classes that horses have a requirement for. It is a major component of body tissues. Along with being a core component of tissues, proteins are also heavily involved in enzymes, hormones, and antibodies.…Continue
Added by Madeline Boast on December 23, 2022 at 6:00am — No Comments
Soaking hay is a popular topic in equine nutrition. There are many reasons a horse owner may choose to soak their horse’s hay. Some examples include laminitis, poor dentition, digestion concerns, metabolic disorders, as well as respiratory problems. Today’s blog post will discuss what the research tells us about soaking hay to reduce non-structural carbohydrate (NSC)…Continue
Added by Madeline Boast on December 13, 2022 at 10:04am — No Comments
What is a balanced diet?
To have a balanced diet means that all the animal’s nutrient requirements are being met in the correct proportions. There are 6 key nutrient classes that must be…
Added by Madeline Boast on December 1, 2022 at 7:00pm — No Comments