white horse on brown dried grass field during daytime

Buying Hay for Horses

Here we are in May again and it’s the beginning of another hay season.  Hay season has a special meaning to horse keepers.  It is a time of anxiety and frustration since hay is typically the largest expense in the operating budget of the farm. Many variables set the quality, Read more…

brown dried grass in close up photography

Hay 101

Since I keep emphasizing the importance of forage in the equine diet I thought it was time to post a little something about it.  I want to apologize for the length of this piece and I considered breaking it up into a couple of different posts but everything is interconnected. Read more…

Feeding the Senior Horse

One of the most rewarding calls I receive is for senior horses.  There is nothing that brings as much personal fulfilment as putting together a feeding program for a retired lesson horse that has spent the past 20 years carrying students.  Think about the book that lesson horse could write Read more…