Take care of your horse’s teeth

“It’s normal for horses to be a little under weight after winter.” When I was a kid, I used to hear that all the time at trail riding ranches and from weekend horsemen. It’s a myth. Unless your horse is very old or very young, he’s perfectly equipped to thrive in the winter. Shelter, water and good-quality feed is…

Winter wound care

In their rider training material, Equine Canada outlines six steps for the treatment of wounds. While the methods are simple, winter weather can make even basic wound care challenging. Here’s how our products and a little planning can help you treat cuts, abrasions and punctures this winter. 1. Evaluate the wound. Note the location, amount of tissue damage, any swelling, horse’s pain…

Where the heck did these spots come from?

Over the past week, I’ve been trying to determine the cause of hair loss on my gelding’s back legs. I’m going to share my observations, pose some potential ailments, and then ask you for your best guess. It’s not serious, and I haven’t felt the need to call my vet. So let’s see what we…