Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, February 11, 2016

horse care

Keeping Horse Blankets Clean

There’s one in every barn. You know, that horse who loves to find the largest mud puddle and roll in it with no respect to the fact that you’ve just put a dry, clean blanket on him. Owners of such horses are well-versed in the fact that cold temperatures and unpredictable weather can make it difficult to keep horses’ ...Full Article

Natural disasters and your horse

Here in Texas, we have already gone through our first tropical storm of the season. This is a good time to go over what we may have forgotten or ...Full Article

Beasts of Burden

Donkeys and horses are still used for labor needs throughout the world. This very interesting “longform” article covers more than just diseases of working horses – it touches on ...Full Article

Disease in Horses – From Incident to Outbreak

Disease has been on the minds of Americans quite a bit these days…and how we handle an outbreak. Horses can get sick with a wide variety of illnesses. How ...Full Article

Medical Maggot Therapy for Horses – Yes…Maggots

Maggots – GROSS! Yes, but maggots can be used to effectively “clean” wounds. Do not do this without consulting your veterinarian…that should be absolutely understood. WARNING – there are ...Full Article

10 Hot Weather Horse Care Tips

The summer has just begun and already temperatures around the country are soaring. Preparing for the summer heat is as important as preparing for the cold. ~ HfH From: ...Full Article

Horse care in rural Alaska is often a do-it-yourself chore

From: Newsminer.com By: Julie Collins LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska —Some horses don’t mind being separated from their herd-mates. Our old gelding Dropi is not one of them. He’s especially attached ...Full Article

Before your property floods, protect your horses (Video)

Depending on where you live, flooding can happen any time of the year. All too often people panic leaving their four legged friends to fend for themselves. We hear ...Full Article

Remembering Equine Lessons Learned from Moms

Many of us were fortunate to have Horse Moms. Moms who woke up early and taught us by example how to care for horses. They made sure we did ...Full Article

Vet gives horses a second life with artificial limbs

Few people realize that artificial limb surgery for horses has been around for over 30 years. Most of the public perceives that a horse with a broken leg means ...Full Article
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