Recent Blog Posts

  • The Importance of Extra Hay During Winter Months

    January 1, 2020
    It is true that during the winter months riding your horse can become a scarce occasion. This means that your horse’s diet must also change. Since the horse is not as active during these cold months, it requires fewer calories.
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  • Learning About Different Bird Seeds

    January 1, 2020
    There are many different types of birdseed, but which is best for your birds and feeders? Understanding the different options and which birds prefer them can help you choose just the right treats for your backyard buffet.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2019
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Shop Local This Holiday Season

    December 1, 2019
    Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.
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  • Repair Fencing, Stalls, and Barn Walls

    November 1, 2019
    No matter what type of livestock you keep or how many animals you are responsible for, safety and security always need to be top concerns to protect their welfare.
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  • Organizing and Cleaning the Barn

    November 1, 2019
    With different animals moving back and forth, seasonal changes for equipment use and storage, and the ever-changing needs of livestock and new agricultural practices, your barn can quickly get cluttered, disorganized, and dirty.
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  • The Importance of Fats in Horse Nutrition

    October 1, 2019
    It is well known even to non-horse people that horses are herbivores, but just grazing or feeding a horse a diet of hay alone will not provide them the proper nutrition.
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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    October 1, 2019
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • Getting Soil Samples and Hay Analysis

    September 1, 2019
    The quality of your soil directly impacts the quality of the hay and other forage you can grow for your horses, cattle, sheep, llamas, and other grazing livestock.
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  • Seeding and Fertilizing Pastures

    September 1, 2019
    Is your pasture worn out and patchy? Is the cover thin and are unwanted plants encroaching on the space? Are your animals’ needs not being met when they graze?
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