Alayne Blickle

Alayne Blickle, a lifelong equestrian and ranch riding competitor, is the creator/director of Horses for Clean Water, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed environmental education program for horse owners. Well-known for her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approach, Blickle is an educator and photojournalist who has worked with horse and livestock owners since 1990 teaching manure composting, pasture management, mud and dust control, water conservation, chemical use reduction, firewise, and wildlife enhancement. She teaches and travels North America and writes for horse publications. Blickle and her husband raise and train their mustangs and quarter horses at their eco-sensitive guest ranch, Sweet Pepper Ranch, in sunny Nampa, Idaho.
Horses at home amongst green country Bangalow Australian landscape
Track Paddocks: Combating Horse Boredom
Track paddocks are alternatives to traditional paddock confinement that offer new enrichment and socialization opportunities for your horse.
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Best Manure Management Practices on Horse Farms
These manure management tips will help you reduce waste and dispose of manure in a safe way.
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Boredom Busters for Stall-Bound Horses
Horses confined to stalls over long periods often become bored and might develop behavioral problems. Learn how you can combat this.
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Stable Management Extra, Volume 32: Dealing With Unwanted Wildlife
Dealing With Unwanted Wildlife on Horse Properties
Birds and small mammals attracted to barns can cause disease and damage. Here’s how to discourage or remove them from your property.
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Reducing bedding use has many benefits including saving time and money.
5 Reasons to Use Less Bedding in Your Horse's Stall
Learn about best practices for bedding use, including whether to bank it against stall walls.
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