Preventing and treating horse bald spots

Horse Hair Loss – Ideas for Treating Bald Spots and Thinning Tails

Do you struggle with trying to grow long tails, thick manes, and or even body hair on your horse? Horse hair loss can show up on horses in multiple ways such as short or thin tails, bald patches on mane or body, and rubbed out sections of mane. The way in which your horse’s hair…

4 signs your horse's shoes aren't well fit

How to Tell if your Horse’s Shoes Fit Correctly

One common question for new horse owners is how to know if your horse’s shoes fit correctly – or, alternately, sometimes people ask “what size shoes”their horse might need. These questions might raise eyebrows to experienced horse people, but for those new to the world of horsemanship they make lots of sense: most things we…

For some horses, communal stabling (or shared stalls) may be the solution to behavior problems, stress related health issues, and excess energy during riding.

Stabling Horses: 4 Options for Shared Stalls and Communal Herd Stabling

  American horse owners generally avoid pasturing horses alone, but always stable horses one-per-stall. Why do we stall horses separately and is it possible that alternative stabling might be cheaper, easier, and healthier for many horses? Read on to learn more. Do Horses Need Their Own Separate Stalls? Short Answer: In traditionally built barns, Yes.…

Horse Sunburn Treatment

Many people are surprised to learn that horses, like people, can sunburn. Despite the fact that many horse breeds evolved in hot, sunny regions it is still possible for horses to sunburn as they graze in sunny pastures during the summer. Sunburn is also possible- potentially even more likely, for horses when they are turned…