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…

Sit and Fit: Stubben Portos Elite

Check out our new favorite Stubben hunter/jumper close contact saddle…the Portos S Deluxe Leather Saddle. With a newly designed (= soft and comfortable) seat based on Stubben’s state-of-the-art tension saddle tree technology, stitched knee rolls to instantly conform around the block, and equipped with close contact foam panels, the Portos feels as good as it…

Foal Nutrition – Weaning to Adulthood

Foals are the cutest and before you know it they are growing by leaps and bounds. Knowing what to feed them and when can feel like its guesswork, but it’s a science.  Continuing with our previous post , we’ve come up with some quick notes on where to start developing your foal and young horse…

Sit and Fit: Stubben 1894

The Stubben 1894 Dressage Saddle is the best of both worlds; Stubben’s top quality craftsmanship combined with their best price yet. The 1894 Dressage Saddle comes standard with a special deluxe leather, narrow twist tree, a stabilizing billet system, and gusseted wool-flocked panels. Special features include patent leather accents, larger channel space, and a special…

Trailer Safety Tips

When you own or lease a horse eventually you’ll find it necessary to haul them. Whether for a trail ride, horse show, vet clinic, or just plain old moving, that horse will need to get on a horse trailer of some kind. Hauling horses can be a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be.…

Mare and Foal Nutrition

A healthy diet for the average horse includes access to good quality forage, unlimited supply of fresh clean water and dietary supplementation when need be. When in foal, a mare is eating for two. By giving your mare everything she needs to birth a happy and healthy foal, you ensure your foal has everything they…