Cart 0

News — barn management tips

Preparing Your Farm and Barn For Winter

Hannah Jones barn management tips problem solving winter

Preparing Your Farm and Barn For Winter

If you live in an area where you get the full spectrum of winter weather - freezing rain, sleet, snow, ice, and so on - getting ready for the onslaught can be a time and labor intensive process. There’s quite enough to do to make sure that your horses are prepared for dramatic long-term changes in weather. Making a checklist of tasks can help you compartmentalize and not get overwhelmed as the cold and wet time of year approaches. Depending on the size and scope of your barn and the acreage of the property you live on, some of the...

Read more →


Preparing your horse for winter

Hannah Jones barn management tips horse diet problem solving winter

Preparing your horse for winter

For some horse owners, winter is something we look forward to. There are charming country rides past fields covered in white snow outside, while inside we cozy up around the fireplace and enjoy a mug of hot cocoa. Of course, standing between the rides and cocoa, there are the reasons that many horse owners dread wintertime. These include the fact that along with the season comes a load of extra work. If you’re like me and live somewhere that has freezing temps, winter means dealing with ice. Lots of ice. It means breaking ice, picking ice out of horses feet,...

Read more →


Fall Laminitis: The Danger Is Real

Liv Gude barn management tips horse diet laminitis

Fall Laminitis: The Danger Is Real

A horse's risk for developing laminitis doesn't disappear with the leaves. As the autumn season approaches, factors like hormones, fall rains, and the amount of time and attention your horse gets can all negatively impact their health. Liv Gude has some pointers on horse care and barn management that can help you avoid fall laminitis.

Read more →

We use cookies to analyze our site traffic. By clicking Accept and using our site, you consent to the use of cookies. Learn more
Accept