Calories in the Horse World

We’re all used to the concept of counting calories for people…but have you ever thought about counting the calories for your horse?  The amount of calories you give your horse depends on its size and activity level…just like it does with humans.  Let’s dig in to what you need to worry about as far as… Continue reading

More

Ambassadors

Carli McGinley   When and where did you begin your Riding Career? I was four years old and I started riding at Stoneplace Stables with Angela Ariatti. I had a 13.2 pony that ran Angela over, reared up over water jumps, and was basically very naughty. I still have this pony, Rocket, and competed with… Continue reading

More

The Effects of Nutrition on Hair Coats and Skin Condition

Many managers of horses and grooms place a lot of time and effort into getting their horses’ hair coats to look nice. There are a million products on the market today that claim to help with shine on a horse. But what about bringing it back to the basics? And what do you think one… Continue reading

More

Feeding Around Exercising

I remember when I was interning for multiple different trainers, and each one had a different philosophy on how soon after eating a horse should work, when they needed electrolytes, and some other things pertaining to exercise and feed. Some were very particular about a horse’s feeding schedule in regards to it exercising…others I don’t… Continue reading

More

The Difference in an Equine Only Facility

Do you drive with your seat belt on? I have a feeling the majority of you out there would say of course.  I know that I always use my seat belt, even though I can’t say that is has ever actually saved me in 27 years.  However…that doesn’t mean I’m willing to not use it… Continue reading

More