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Five Tips (and a bonus) for Better Event Networking

Five Tips (and a bonus) for Better Event Networking

Are you making the most of industry meetings for yourself and your business? Here are five tips (and a bonus) to help you better network at industry gatherings. more »

Jul 09, 2014 by in Stable Management

Five Steps to a Better Website

Five Steps to a Better Website

Here are five tips (plus a bonus tip!) to help you get your website working better for you... more »

Jul 08, 2014 by in Stable Management

The Blanket Dilemma

The Blanket Dilemma

With storage already at a premium at most barns, how do you make room for all of those blankets, sheets and coolers? more »

Jul 07, 2014 by in Grooming/Tack

Is Your First Aid Kit Ready?

Is Your First Aid Kit Ready?

Yikes! One of your client's horses got injured. The vet has been called, but do you have the necessary supplies to handle whatever needs to be done before professional help arrives? Here's a good reference for what you need. more »

Jul 06, 2014 by in Stable Management

Tips for Riding on Public Lands

Tips for Riding on Public Lands

Access to public lands is a privilege that we enjoy with our horses. More land continually is being closed to equestrian use due to significant soil erosion and ecosystem degradation from the impact... more »

Jul 05, 2014 by in Stable Management

Giving Muzzled Horses a

Giving Muzzled Horses a "Grazing Break" is a Bad Idea

You have an overweight horse, and you've started using a grazing muzzle any time he's in the pasture. It seems to be working because the weight tape indicates he's actually lost a... more »

Jul 04, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Trail Riding Safety Tips

Trail Riding Safety Tips

It is no surprise to riders that one of the greatest causes of emergency room visits is related to equestrian activities. Horses are volatile and unpredictable at times, and accidents can happen in a... more »

Jul 03, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Feast or Famine: Finding and Sharing Clients

Feast or Famine: Finding and Sharing Clients

It seems like running a boarding farm or stable is feast or famine--there either are too many clients wanting stalls, or not enough clients to keep your stalls full. So how do you find new clients or deal with the "overflow"? Here are some ideas... more »

Jul 02, 2014 by in Stable Management

5 Ways to Keep Horse Shows Safer For Everyone

5 Ways to Keep Horse Shows Safer For Everyone

Whether you attend horse shows as a spectator, trainer, owner or competitor--or if you put the shows on yourself at your facility or a facility near you--there are safety considerations that are... more »

Jul 01, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Research: Purina SuperSport Amino Acid Supplement

Research: Purina SuperSport Amino Acid Supplement

We know amino acid requirements are not as well researched in horses as in other species and humans, yet we know that specific amino acids are important in recovery from athletic... more »

Jun 30, 2014 by in Feed/Supplements

Budgeting Basics for Farms and Stables

Budgeting Basics for Farms and Stables

The budget is the financial strategic plan used by a business; it takes into account the financial objective as well as market forces that define profitability. This article will give you basics to help you set, and keep, a budget. more »

Jun 29, 2014 by in Stable Management

Fly Control Through Manure Management

Fly Control Through Manure Management

Horse manure is the primary source of life for a variety of flies, including biting stable flies and face flies. Stable flies are the most common flying pest to bother horses, and can cause misery... more »

Jun 28, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Equine Cushing's Disease

Equine Cushing's Disease

Equine Cushing's disease is a complex progressive disease of the pituitary gland of middle age to older horses. The pituitary gland is a small structure located at the base of the brain which... more »

Jun 27, 2014 by in Equine Health

Home Inventory Tips

Home Inventory Tips

We recently discussed the necessity to inventory your farm, barn and trailer. The U.S. government offers some additional tips to ensure your home is inventoried in case of disaster or theft. You can... more »

Jun 26, 2014 by in Stable Management

Cost Analysis: The Real Cost of Farm Equipment

Cost Analysis: The Real Cost of Farm Equipment

The typical question when deciding on a large purchase, or expense, for a farm is whether the tractor, or fencing, or truck is essential or not. In other words, do we need it or would we like to have... more »

Jun 25, 2014 by in Stable Management

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