Master Your Horse's Environment

The Lowest Sugar Horse Feed

There’s  been a lot of talk about the sugar content of feed lately, but focusing on just the % of sugar in a feed can ...

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What to Feed Your Barefoot Horse

The mysterious case of the missing series finale4 years ago I started a blog series on nutrition for barefoot horses.Part 1 The Importance of Nutrition ...

Barefoot Approach Explained

Transitioning Your Horse: Boots And Pads For Rehabilitation

Hoof boots are a great way to give a bare hoof some protection while you’re transitioning your horse from shod to barefoot, and used in ...

Barefoot Approach Explained

Transitioning Your Horse: Rest or Exercise for Great Hoof Health?

When the shoes come off, it’s common for the hoof to need to heal and strengthen to become fully sound and functional. What is needed ...

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To Rug or Not to Rug…

Whether or not to rug your horse in winter can be a surprisingly contentious topic. Debates can get even more heated than an over rugged ...

Barefoot Approach Explained

Transitioning Your Horse: Taking The Shoes Off? How to Plan For Barefoot Success

There are so many health benefits to having a horse barefoot rather than shod that it’s becoming quite common these days for people to remove ...

Barefoot Approach Explained

Transitioning Your Horse: The Best Time to Get the Shoes Off and Go Barefoot

I’m often asked when the best time to transition a horse to barefoot is. Is the hard ground in Summer a challenge or is the ...

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Mud Sucks! Winter Challenges and Solutions

Winter is coming!! Rather than armies of White Walkers, we tend to get herds of mud monsters! Muddy conditions can not only cause problems for ...

Understand Hoof Health

It’s Not Normal For Barefoot Horses To Be Sore

It’s not normal for a barefoot horse to be sore.Half of me can’t quite believe I have to say that, and the other half of ...

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Healthy Weight Loss For Horses

Managing an overweight horse can be difficult. If your horse is kept on a livery yard, options can be limited, and as an owner you ...