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TRAIL RIDING AND LIGHTING STORMS
With summer upon us and the possibility of thunder storms a
sure thing, we should all take pause and review all of the precautions
necessary for our safety as well as our horse. 
If you trail ride, you have most likely checked the weather forecast
before yo...
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Trucks,Trailers, and Campers
By the time Goldie, my Appaloosa mare, was settled into
her new quarters on our property she was close to 12 years old and a really
settled bomb proof horse. In a nutshell a delight to ride. Our property is 3.5
acres and between the house, barn and 2 acres ...
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My Misadventure in the Great Smoky Mountains: Lessons for Trail Riders
The story that is about to unfold is one I find at times
difficult to think about and when I recall the details, a bit frightening.  However, my adventure, or misadventure as it
may be, perhaps can save all you trail riders from dangerous situations.  I wil...
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Rodeo: American as Apple Pie
If you share my passion for horses, anything horses normally peaks my interest.  With spring and summer comes trail riding, horse shows, and competitive events like RODEO!!!!  That prompted me to do a bit of research to learn more about the history of rodeo...
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Butterfly Dreams Farm: Committed to Improving the Lives of Autistic Children through Horses
My husband and I were recently reminded that miracles really do happen! We drove to Watkinsville, Georgia, a small town near our home town, and paid a visit to Butterfly Dreams Farm a facility that conducts Therapeutic and Hippotherapy Riding Programs. A ni...
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Mold and Mildew – A Saddle’s Worst Enemy
That same mold and mildew that plagues us in our showers and
basements are the same organisms that can easily infect your tack and
completely ruin it or cause a tremendous amount of work to eliminate if you
don’t take immediate preventative measures. Mold i...
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WEST NILE VIRUS AND EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS
As the seasons change, we should be thinking about keeping
our equine friends healthy and ready for the upcoming activities we ask them to
perform rather it be trail riding, showing or performance events.  According to the “American Mosquito Control
Associa...
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Tips for Trail Riders
With horse shows, eventing and trail riding just around the corner, we need to give some thought to keeping our horses safe during this fun time. The following lists are a few ideas we would like to share regarding the “must have” and “must know” tips to as...
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Carri Lite Corrals are perfect for when you are away from the barn
Carri-lite Corrals provide a safe resting area for horses that work, from trail riding to eventing. This portable stall also provides convenience in transporting as corral collapses down to 1/5th its size. This portable corral can fit in the mid-tack area, ...
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A single fly can contaminate feed/food with enough bacteria to cause illness!
The fly is an enemy because it is one of the biggest disease carriers in existence. Moist, warm, decaying material protected by sunlight is favored for fly eggs to hatch and in only 8 short hours for fly larvae or maggots to grow. An uncovered garbage can i...
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