Equine colic is a disorder of the digestive system, that when gone unnoticed, can lead to surgery or even cause death for horses. Colic means “abdominal pain”, but for horse this pain can be very severe and should not be ignored. While colic refers to the abdomen, for horses, it is more so related to […]
What Does Your Horse Require to Be Healthy?
All mammals need the basics to survive: food, water, shelter, and warmth. But what do horses specifically need to not just survive, but to be healthy? 1. Exercise What Horses Need: – space to roam, a horse is meant to walk for approximately 20 hours per day What Could Happen If this Need is Not […]
Benefits of Dirt! Why Does Your Horse Roll In It?
Dirt has multiple benefits for many animals, including humans. However, the benefits can be different from species to species. If you are a horse owner or if you’ve ever been around a horse, you’ve probably seen them roll in the dirt. Here are 7 reasons why horses choose to roll in the dirt… 1. Prevent […]
Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat
At the end of August it would seem that summer is coming to a close. However, there are still plenty of opportunities to soak up some warm (or even hot) summer days. For many animal lovers, our animal companions are included in our summer activities. But even though we may be enjoying the heat, are […]