The Secret Life of Flies

Flies are one of the common seasonal foes of every equestrian. They annoy not only our horses, and other beloved pets, but cause us much frustration and hand wringing as well. But how much do you know about flies? This month the Mary’s Tack and Feed blog will be delving into all things fly related…

The Del Mar National Horse Show

On May 6th in the Del Mar Arena at the Del Mar Fairgrounds a very special event was set to occur. The $5000 Ride and Drive Classic had just ended. 8 riders entertained the audience by navigating the course of large jumps and cones with skilled riding and driving. They tickled our funny bones too…

How to throw a Kentucky Derby Party

Every first weekend of May the top three-year-old thoroughbreds vie to win the first leg of the coveted Triple Crown. This will be the 143rd running of this historic race at Churchill Downs in Louisville KY. It’s a fun event to share with family and friends. Here is a quick checklist to make sure you…

Chickens and Flock Health

  Chickens are fun, educational, and practical pets.  Every day, more people are considering having chickens at home. Keeping chickens is a rewarding experience. Whether you consider yourself a hobbyist or a serious poultry farmer, we’ve come up with a few tips on maintaining a happy and healthy flock. Nutrition Like with other animals, nutrition…