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Caring for your horse is the most fundamental part of being a horse owner. However, learn to properly care for your horse can take years of experience. To make things easier for you, our horse experts have written extensive guides on all aspects of horse care from keeping your horse healthy, managing the stable and barn, dangers to avoid, and the equine diet.

15 Horse Anatomy Quiz & Trivia Questions

Having a knowledge of basic horse anatomy can help you a lot when you’re around horses. By knowing what’s normal and what isn’t, you’ll be able to spot issues with your horse much quicker. Plus, you can show off your knowledge to family and friends! There are many professions that are based on horse anatomy …

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8 Best Fly Spray For Horses & Livestock

When it comes to summertime, it is important to protect your horse against pesky flies. Fly spray is one of the best ways to keep annoying bugs from biting and irritating horses. Fly spray for horses not only protects against flies but oftentimes against gnats, ticks and mosquitoes as well. Sprays, wipes, and roll-ons are …

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What is the Average Lifespan of a Horse? (Horse Age Facts & FAQs)

You have found the perfect horse for all of your equestrian pursuits. It seems like a match made in heaven, so now you are full of questions, wondering how long you can expect your horse to live. The average lifespan of a horse is between 25 to 30 years, although it varies between breeds. It’s …

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Horse Swimming Guide: Benefits, Risks, Tips & Videos

Building relationships and experiences is the best thing about owning horses. One thing ever horse owner has longed to experience is swimming with their horse. Imagine it is a sweltering hot day and you cool off in the local swimming hole or calm beach with your best friend. If you’re thinking about trying to swim …

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8 Best Horse Treats They Will Go Crazy For

Horses love treats. It’s a great way to tell them they’ve done a good job. And obviously, we all love spoiling our four-legged babies. Here’s a list of the 8 best horse treats: Flax Treats for Horses Flix is made of 100% flaxseed. As well as being tasty to horses, flaxseed is high in omega …

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What Do Horses Eat? Equine Diet Facts

For working horses, their diet mainly consists of grass during the day, and hay and grains for in the evening when they come into their stable. Horses may also eat snacks such as fruit, vegetables, and salt and mineral licks. Additionally, horses also need a constant source of water to drink. However, a wild horse’s …

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What Fruit & Vegetables Can Horses Eat?

Is it safe to feed fruits, vegetables and certain treats to horses? Horses will usually eat anything we offer them, so safety is a concern when feeding treats to horses. Many fruits and vegetables are safe to feed to your horse as long as you take the necessary precautions. While it seems like anything a …

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5 Best Types of Horse Bedding & Their Uses

Choosing the right type of stall bedding for your horse is essential for their health, comfort, and safety. There are many different types available from the traditional straw and wood shavings to modern alternatives like rubber mats, making it quite overwhelming for horse owners. We’ll discuss which factors you should consider when choosing the right …

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Horse Reiki: Everything You Need To Know About It

Some people believe in it, some don’t. Some would do it, some wouldn’t. Whether you do or not, it’s true that animal reiki is becoming more and more popular. Horses are no exception to this. In this article, we’ll explore what horse Reiki is and what it has to do with your horse. Before we get …

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