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Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


Many property owners with extra acreage are tempted to make their own hay by knocking down a grass meadow and baling it up for either their own horses and/or to sell.

Hay

For horse owners it is wise to know what is growing before you mow. There are an extensive number of nefarious herbs and weeds that can harm horses.  Some plants and weeds may be harmless for...

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July 16, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


If you’ve ever volunteered as a puppy walker and puppy home for a hunting club then you’ll appreciate the incredible ability the hound has for finding trouble. The American Foxhound, a cross between the English and French Foxhound, later intertwined in some cases with the Irish Foxhound, is a prime example of a canine with speed and stamina and a nose for finding quarry.

Irish Foxhound

As a kid my first hound puppy was an English...

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July 8, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


If there is anything the Covid19 crisis has taught us all it is to have a Plan B.

Covid Crisis

Horse owners never expected suddenly to find themselves cut off from access to their horses that were in livery. Commercial barn owners did not expect to be left holding the muck fork and dealing with frustrated clients. In some states, folks were not affected, but for others, such as those in the North-East, the time away from being allowed to see/...

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July 8, 2020 posted by Content Admin