Cavalia Odysseo horses enjoy some R and R in Manitoba

Did you know that Cavalia Odysseo’s 70 magnificent horses are enjoying a relaxing 10-day stay at an equestrian facility near Oakbank, Manitoba? The horses are putting up their hooves while the humans are working hard on completing the Cavalia Odysseo Village in Winnipeg. The much-anticipated show is scheduled to start on May 12. The Cavalia…

Three worming strategies for horses in Canada

Last week I talked about the importance of fecal testing in your worming program. This week, I’m going to share some common deworming strategies for adult horses. I encourage you to work with your vet to create the best one for you and your farm. Well-meaning horse owners who bought paste wormer over the counter at their local tack…

Blanket washing tips

I’ll admit it – I’m bad at blanket care. I always intend to wash my blankets in the spring and store them, clean and dry, until the following winter. What inevitably happens, though, is that I get busy and leave dirty blankets sitting in a garbage bag in the basement. Then about this time of year, I remember my garbage bag blankets…