Budget-Friendly Horse Ownership Ideas

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It is undeniable that owning a horse is costly. The average annual cost of living can easily exceed $4,000. Before you take on the financial responsibility of caring for a living animal, think about it. But if you have the financial means, you can opt for the most expensive horses. Do not … Read more

Importance of Fresh Water for Horses and Other Livestock

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Water is the most important nutrient for animals, so making sure they have plenty of clean water is critical. Water makes it possible for livestock to perform at their best and stay healthy. Dry matter consumption is proportional to water consumption, and the less an animal drinks, the less feed it consumes. … Read more

Cost to Board a Horse

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Boarding a horse may appear to be an expensive way to keep a horse, but it may be less expensive than purchasing and maintaining a horse-friendly property. The only way some people can keep a horse is to board it at a stable. Boarding your horse can be very expensive. Numerous factors … Read more

What Type of Land Is Best for Horses?

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Horse paddocks are frequently viewed as “exercise yards,” particularly in and near urban areas, with varying attempts to use the designated land for feed production. In these situations, the general lack of attention to pasture composition and vigor leads to a greater reliance on purchased feed. Due to underfeeding or uncontrolled grazing, … Read more

What You Can Do to Help a Horse Trust in You

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Trust is essential in any relationship, but it is especially important when it comes to horses. Because a horse who does not trust his owner may inadvertently or intentionally hurt that person, trust is essential. Trust is earned through a lot of hard work and time spent together, just like any other … Read more

Can You Keep Pigs and Horses in the Same Pasture?

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If you are a farmer or horse enthusiast, you may be wondering if it is possible to keep pigs and horses in the same pasture. The answer to this question is yes, but there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the … Read more

How To Keep Your Horse’s Water Fresh

How To Keep Your Horse’s Water Fresh

There are a lot of things to do when taking care of a barn. If you’re a horse owner, you probably know by now that one of the essential chores when taking care of a horse is to keep its water trough clean and free of algae. Giving your horses access to … Read more

Treats You Can Make Your Horse at Home

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If you own a horse, you’ve probably noticed how most commercial treats contain too much sugar, preservatives, and other harmful ingredients that may not be well-suited for your horse. If you are worried about your horses’ health with the treats that they eat, we’re here to help you. You can find lots … Read more

Best Diet For Your Horse

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Horses are herbivores that have a particular diet. Their food must be high in fiber to keep their long and sensitive digestive tract working. They should eat little and often, almost all day long.  Evaluating Body Condition If you plan to raise a horse, you must know its diet, behavior, and the … Read more

Safety Precautions at a Horse Stable

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Having a horse to pet and take care of is indeed a relaxing and worthwhile experience. Horses are gentle creatures that have been a significant part of society ever since ancient times. And people are most likely knowledgeable of how to tame, train, and take care of this magnificent animal.  However, despite … Read more