Recent Blog Posts

  • Plants that are Poisonous to Horses

    May 1, 2014
    There are literally hundreds of plants that are either outright, or potentially, toxic to horses. There are several factors that contribute to toxicity. First, the plant must contain a substance that is toxic to that particular species of animal (susceptibility).
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  • Horses and Astronauts: The Effects of Inactivity on Bone Strength and General Well Being

    May 1, 2014
    What do horses and astronauts have in common? Early in the space program astronauts were found to have significant loss of musculoskeletal strength and other health issues after spending time in space.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    April 1, 2014
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    April 1, 2014
    One consideration when getting back into the saddle after winter is the condition of the horse. On that first warm sunny day, it is very tempting to head out to the barn for a nice, long trail ride to enjoy the great weather.
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  • The Basics Of Invisible Dog Fences

    March 1, 2014
    To explain the purpose of an invisible dog fence, it is important to know how it works. Basically, you control the boundary that your dog can go by having a wire installed just underground. The dog will wear a collar that has a direct connection to the fence. That connection does a few things.
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  • Walking Your Dog: 4 Simple Ways to Keep it Interesting

    March 1, 2014
    Walking your dog is an essential activity but that doesn't mean you can't keep it interesting for both you and your dog. These tips below can help you achieve this while keeping safe, too: Go to new placesAs I’m sure you’ve witnessed, your dog loves to experience new sights and smells.
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  • Why To Consider Adopting An Older Cat

    February 1, 2014
    Sure a cute kitten is great but adopting an older cat has many great benefits as well.
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  • How to Prepare For Summer Birds

    February 1, 2014
    Preparing for the best and long awaited backyard wild bird feeding experience possible starts with understanding a wild bird’s seasonal changing feeding habits. • Early Summer: Wild birds have just finished nesting. They aggressively begin searching for food to feed their young.
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  • Controlling Horse Stall Odors

    January 1, 2014
    Controlling horse stall odors begins with the building of the stall itself, so take care to consider the materials you choose in stall flooring.
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  • How To Cut Down on Treats without Depriving your Dog

    January 1, 2014
    Are you killing your dog with kindness? If you’re giving your dog treats throughout the day, you must remember to reduce the daily ration of dog food accordingly. Or simply cut down on the number of treats you give.
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