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Stable Management

Illustration by June Brigman

Avoid Big Vet Bills

You can save $100s, even $1,000s on vet-care costs with simple changes to your everyday routine.


The Top Five Ways to Keep Mud Under Control in Your Horse's Pens

with some of the drastic temperature changes we?ve been seeing already many horse owners are already dealing with mud in their horse?s pens and pastures.

Traveling safely with a weanling takes some preparation, but it is worth it to keep your baby safe. Journal photo.

Safe Travels with Baby

Think about horse health when you're preparing to haul your weanling. From America's Horse Daily.

Dr. Jennifer Nadeau of the University of Connecticut

My Horse University Webinar: Horse Play

Join Dr. Jenifer Nadeau on December 18, 2012, 7 p.m., for a discussion of the importance of play in horses, and whether "toys" really stimulate play.


How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in the Barn

Don't let the cold weather leave your barn (and horse) high and dry this winter. Follow these simple tips for keeping the water on-tap.

horse in fall

Winter Preparation: Fall Horse Chores

Complete your barn and pasture winter preparation with this fall horse chores checklist.

Courtesy American Quarter Horse Journal

The Top 5 Things To Do To Your Horse Trailer Before Winter

Doing some fall maintenance on your horse trailer can be one of the most cost-effective things a horse owner can do

Photo Stacey Nedrow-Wigmore

Solve the Manure Pile Problem

Eco-friendly solutions can help manage manure on your farm through horse manure composting, spreading horse manure and more.

Video: How To Lead Your Horse From a Herd

Wading into a bunch of loose horses to collect yours can be daunting. This video from the Bay Area Equestrian Network shows how to do it safely.


Tips for Trailering a Horse in Summer

If you will be trailering a horse in the summer, these tips will help keep your horse cool during transport.

Even in the shade of a run-in shed, flies can be interminable. Photo EQUUS

Fly Control for Your Run-In Shed

Make your run-in shed a "no fly zone" by using these fly control tips to protect your outdoor dwelling equines from the summer's worst offenders.

Barn disaster

Disaster Preparedness for Horses

Make equine emergencies easier to handle with the three Ps: plan, prepare and prevent.


Check Your Tires

USRider reminds equestrians to check the tires on your tow vehicles and trailers.


Inhibiting Mold and Mildew in Your Tack Room

Mold and mildew can have a devastating effect on your tack. Here's how to inhibit their growth in your tack room and protect your tack investment.


Saying Goodbye to Your Horses' Winter Blankets

Tips for packing away blankets for the season