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October 2020

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


Purchasing hay supplies for equines is one of the largest expenses in the horse keeping budget.

Hay

Here are six easy hacks that can turn the tables on horse hay costs.

Quality Not Quantity

It makes no sense to purchase low quality hay. Horses can be picky eaters and low quality hay will often be discarded by horses, and/or tromped into the pasture and go to waste. 

Hay that is sold by the ton is fine for cows, as...

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October 28, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


The joy that a horse innately brings to people is truly a gift worth giving. At just 32 inches high at his wither, mini therapy horse Dominique may be small in stature, but the amount of pleasure he brings to folks is HUGE

Everyone deserves love and happiness in their lives, especially folks that are suffering distress, trauma, loneliness and pain. The calm and gentle presence of this sweet miniature horse wins the hearts of all he...

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October 22, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


A new horse barn is an exciting prospect, and shopping for it should bring enormous pleasure to the excited purchaser. In today’s world buying your new horse barn is easy to accomplish. You can literally do it all from your home office or sitting on the couch. You do not need to compromise on design features you want as barns can be customized to suit every taste and desire. The options are endless: color choices; various siding and roof materials; size of the building’s footprint; traditional and modern styles; overhangs and stall...

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October 21, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


Horse barn designs vary greatly but one thing they all have in common is the need to be functional and safe for both horses and their handlers.

Horses have a habit of hurting themselves even with the most carefully planned and constructed environments for their care but if you start out with flawed design in your horse barn you are substantially increasing the chances of spending more money on the vet than you might have...

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October 3, 2020 posted by Content Admin