Monday, May 15, 2017

Steps To Properly Take Care Of A Horse Affected By hoof abscess

Steps To Properly Take Care Of A Horse Affected By hoof abscess.
Taking care of our horses may not always be an easy task. Apart from ensuring that their having proper nutrition and are living in a conducive environment, there is also the issue of infections that we may need to battle out sometimes. Hoof abscess is one of them. Before we delve into treatment options for hoof abscess, let’s start by understanding what it is.

What is hoof abscess?

They are bubbles of pus that form under the skin, quite similar to the whiteheads that are common to humans. The best way to deal with hoof abscess would pretty much follow in the footsteps of how we deal with these whiteheads, simply pop, drain them and allow the place to heal.

What causes abscess?

When the hoof has a weak point, its very easy for bacteria to find their way into the skin, causing an

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Curious little deer eating corn

Here is my sister and her little buddy almost eating corn out of her bucket, so close!!! This little one is getting braver. I think it's going to happen soon! So cute and curious they are.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Minnesota, Home of the Sky blue waters

The Sky is the Best in Minnesota. Home of 10,000+ lakes and the Clear Sky Blue waters. Best place to raise my horse.


 
 




Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Great Horse Care Tips For A Healthy Mane And Tail

Our horses need the best care for a healthy, free flowing mane and tail. Grooming sessions are a great time to bond with our beloved equines, but how do we make the best out of them? In our efforts to provide care, we just might end up damaging the hair that we are striving to grow! If this has been your worry, you are in the right place. We are going to provide you with some top groomers techniques to ensure that you are not only bonding with your horse, but that those grooming sessions show the best results.

Let's start from the top:

Genetics
If your horse does not possess that thick mane gene, you would just have to make do with what they have. We usually assume that our Freisians and Andalusians will have that free flowing mane and long silky tails, but the coveted gene seems to be mostly limited to the baroque breeds. The rest have