How to introduce your horse to pasture the right way

Introduce your horse to pasture the right way

Horses eat grass, everyone knows that. But what is surprising to a lot of people is that, even though grass is the most natural food source for a horse, it isn’t as simple as opening the gate and letting your horse into a lush, green field. If you don’t turn …

What tack do you need when you're buying your first horse?

What basic equipment do you need for your first horse?

Once you’ve decided it’s time to buy a horse of your own, or you’ve already bought one, you’ll need to get some basic equipment for taking care of your horse. The special equipment you’ll need are the things directly related to caring for and riding or driving your horse. Although, …

What are the stabling options for your new horse?

What kind of stabling options can you get for your horse?

Depending on what you and your horse need, there are several different kinds of livery options. Livery, or boarding as it’s also called, means that you don’t keep your horse at home but rent a field, stable and related services from someone else. Stabling your horse is one of the …

How to introduce a horse to the herd

3 ways to introduce your new horse to the herd

Getting a new horse is super exciting (doesn’t matter if it’s your first one or your fifth one), but getting the new member to join your already existing herd can result in some tense moments. Horses are herd animals and you should always strive to have your horse live in …