Today I set out our first Equi-pole Polework App exercise; the snake. You can see the resemblance as the poles zig zag down the center of the arena. I choose this exercise because I wanted something simple as an introduction to pole work for Izzie. In our recent training sessions we have been working on... Continue Reading →
Hay Chix Hay Nets- Slow feeding at it’s best!
I’m a huge fan of Hay Chix Hay Nets!! Did you know the average horse needs 15-20lbs of forage a day. That number can increase depending on the size and workload of the horse. While hay is a great forage for meeting the nutritional needs of the horses, a typical flake can range from 3-5lbs... Continue Reading →
Hoof Treatment for White Line Disease: Therazone
Nail holes, hoof cracks, white line oh my! Thankfully, Athena has great hooves. She has been barefoot most of her life and we’ve never had any issues. In January, it became apparent that her barefoot hooves couldn’t take the beating of every day riding, rocky trail rides and gravel around the barn. A groove was... Continue Reading →
Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me: Abrazo Hug Fly Sheet Review
On the Hunt! Hunting for the perfect fly sheet! Living in Hawaii, and owning a baroque build Friesian sport horse has created quite the conundrum for finding the perfect fly sheet. With hot and humid weather year round, the fly sheet must be light weight and highly breathable. But, it still needs to provide good protection... Continue Reading →