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Beware of Credit Card Code Scam

Beware of Credit Card Code Scam

Beware of scammers trying to get the security code for your credit card... more »

May 05, 2015 by in Stable Management

StableManagement.com Forums; Log In to Post

StableManagement.com Forums; Log In to Post

In recent weeks we changed the requirement for posting in the Finding out and Ask the Expert Forums on StableManagement.com. You now must be registered and signed in to post responses or... more »

May 04, 2015 by in Stable Management

Horse Hoof Health; Beyond Biotin

Horse Hoof Health; Beyond Biotin

Key nutrients in hoof supplements include the vitamin biotin, the amino acids methionine and lysine, and the minerals zinc and copper. Scientific studies* have clearly shown the benefits of biotin... more »

May 04, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Weed Control; Safe and Unsafe Spraying Practices

Weed Control; Safe and Unsafe Spraying Practices

Weeds are often a problem in horse pastures, especially areas that are overgrazed, or high-traffic areas around water sources, shade or gates. Whenever the desirable forage plants are... more »

May 03, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Improving Forage Productivity with Assessment and Planning, Part 1

Improving Forage Productivity with Assessment and Planning, Part 1

When asked by Michigan State University Extension educators about the most important forage issues on his farm, an eastern Upper Peninsula farmer responded, “Improving our forage on a shoestring... more »

May 02, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Six Points to Consider Before Using a Calming Supplement

Six Points to Consider Before Using a Calming Supplement

Travel and competition season is upon us, and "show nerves" are common, even in horses. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit from a calming supplement. These... more »

May 01, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Finding the Right Trailer for Your Horse

Finding the Right Trailer for Your Horse

You're committed. You took the plunge. You have bought your first show horse and are now ready to reach your goals together. The trailer you currently have suited your other horse just fine, but... more »

May 01, 2015 by in Farm Equipment

Research on Magnetic Blankets

Research on Magnetic Blankets

Static magnetic blankets often claim to increase blood flow, reduce muscle tension and tenderness, and be beneficial in both prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in horses. However,... more »

Apr 30, 2015 by in Equine Health

Focus on Self-Compassion

Focus on Self-Compassion

Many of us have heard about the importance of helping youth and adults develop self-esteem. While there is general consensus that self-esteem is positive, research shows that the focus on helping... more »

Apr 29, 2015 by in Stable Management

The Foal's First Critical Hours

The Foal's First Critical Hours

Spring is here and some have long anticipated the new life arrivals on their respective farms. The first few hours of life are... more »

Apr 28, 2015 by in Equine Health

You Should Know These Five Equine Nutrition Disorders

You Should Know These Five Equine Nutrition Disorders

According to a recent survey, most horse owners or caretakers have a good knowledge of the basics of equine nutrition. They are, however, less sure of how dietary requirements change if a horse is... more »

Apr 27, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Cooperative Assistance for Farm Owners

Cooperative Assistance for Farm Owners

Merriam-Webster defines agriculture as: "the science, art or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops and raising livestock and, in varying degrees, the preparation and marketing of the... more »

Apr 26, 2015 by in Stable Management

Research on Hay Net Design

Research on Hay Net Design

Horses have evolved to consume several small forage-based meals throughout the day, often spending greater than 14.5 hours grazing each day. However, many of today's horses are housed in boxstalls or... more »

Apr 25, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Understanding Mineral Digestibility in Horses

Understanding Mineral Digestibility in Horses

Horses need a number of minerals to build and maintain skeletal and soft tissue and support the function of various body systems. Although the horse can synthesize some vitamins within its own body,... more »

Apr 24, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Flooring for Horses

Flooring for Horses

The floor that your horse stands on helps to protect his safety. It must be non-slick and cleanable. It must also be durable. In this article, we’ll provide you with some options for equine flooring. more »

Apr 23, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

 


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