Shelly L. Graham

How do horses stay warm?

Have you ever noticed on those blistery cold days, when you dread going outside, that your horses seem fresh and content?

Keeping your horses properly fed

Feeding thin horses can be a bit of a challenge; especially until you understand the causes for your horse’s poor condition.

Putting some meat on those bones

Thin horses’ provide the challenge of identifying why they are thin. There are countless reasons that a horse may be under weight, today we are going to start the discussion of the most common causes of poor condition.

Understanding nutrients in feed

Horses derive nutrients from the feed they eat. Nutrients are grouped into five categories: water, vitamins/minerals, carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids.

Make safety a top priority

Last time, I stood on my soap box and urged everyone to consider the importance of wearing a helmet when riding.