Heather Smith Thomas
Use Temporary Fencing for Rotational Grazing of Horse Pastures
Temporary electric fencing can allow you to make the most of your pasture grazing while keeping horses safe and where they belong.
Building Your Equine Business – What Makes You Different?
Whether you focus on one breed or discipline, or like a mix at your facility, keeping horses healthy and clients happy is paramount to your business.
Building an Equine Business—What Do You Offer Boarders/Students?
You need to decide what your focus is for your equine boarding and/or training facility.
Tips on Getting the Most from Working Students on Horse Farms
Give tasks to working students that help you and prepare them for future horse facility responsibilities.
Dealing With Rain Rot in Horses
Jenny Wilkinson, DVM, of the University of Vermont, said that horse owners need to know rain rot is contagious. “People originally thought it was caused by a fungus that lived in the soil. Research showed it is caused by bacteria that live on the skin. Horses may carry it and never develop a problem, but other horses they come into contact with might be susceptible to infection.