Horses & Fireworks: 7 Tips to Help Keep Your Horses Safe & Sane

Fireworks can be fun and beautiful, but for horses, they can also be terrifying. Even the calmest of horses can be frightened by the bright lights and thundering booms of fireworks displays. Thankfully, there are a few things that can be done to help your horse cope, including
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Five Ways Digital Records Could Help Your Horse’s Performance

We all go to great lengths to help ensure that our horses feel and perform their best, between vets, farriers, chiropractors, supplements, thorough grooming routines, and well-planned fitness regimes – but have you ever considered how digital record keeping could help, too? We talked to barn managers and
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Amplifying Voices of BIPOC in Equestrian Sport – and How You Can Help

A message to our community: First, we would like to apologize for our silence in the conversations taking place around the world following the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many others and amidst the systemic racism that keeps real change from gaining
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How Top Show Jumpers are Spending Their Quarantine

Top riders across disciplines are used to living a nomadic lifestyle, going from horse show to horse show. So when horse shows went on hold amid quarantine regulations, riders had to come up with some new ways to spend their time at home. Social media gives us a
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Six Ways to Enjoy Horses From Inside Your House

While there’s nothing that compares to quality time in the saddle or in the barn with your horse, there are still ways to appreciate horses – and to increase your equestrian knowledge – while at home. Short of bringing our horses into the house with us, here are
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Go Digital: 4 Ways to Simplify Your Next Sale or Lease

Whether you are the lessee or the lessor, or the buyer or the seller, you want your next horse transaction to be a positive experience for all involved, including the horse. If you’re the seller or lessor, you want to know that the horse is going to a
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What Makes a Good Barn Manager? The Answer According to Barn Managers

Behind every great barn is a great barn manager, but what is it that makes someone an exceptional barn manager? We gathered insight from barn managers themselves to find out what it takes to excel in the role. Defining the Role Before we delve into what it is
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Five Equestrian Industry Careers You May Not Have Thought Of

Once a month, we’ll be spotlighting equestrian professionals who have made a career out of horses, all in their own unique ways. This month, we’re kicking things off with an overview of several equestrian industry jobs that you may or may not have thought of before and that
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Six Benefits of Digitizing Your Barn Records

Making the move from paper records to digital can be a bit intimidating. It’s likely that you’re comfortable with the way that you currently do things and would rather avoid change or a cumbersome learning curve. However, there is also a chance that your barn office is filled
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Dr. Barb Blasko: Helping Horses, Helping Humans (and How You Could Benefit!)

Dr. Barbara J. Blasko, M.D. was traveling home from the East Coast when the medical records of her horse, competing on the West Coast, were lost prior to a show. “They lost his medical records, so before he could get onto the show grounds, they revaccinated him,” recounted
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Organizing and Spring Cleaning Your Barn During COVID-19

Each year about this time, we like to share a new barn spring cleaning blog post. This year though, things are a bit different, and the checklist of tasks that we typically recommend may not be entirely advisable. Cleaning out your old riding clothes and taking them to
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Five Ways to Support Your Fellow Equestrians During COVID-19

From competitions being canceled further into the spring to many boarding barns now closing their doors to customers, the non-health-related effects of the global coronavirus pandemic continue to increase. For many within our equestrian industry, that means the loss of their livelihood, and for almost all of us,
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Handling Social Distancing and Horses: How Equestrians Can Safely Make the Most of It

This time of social distancing and quarantine can feel scary, confusing, and strange – but it’s also important to adhere to these measures in order to keep yourself and those that you love and care about safe and healthy. By self-quarantining, we are able to help protect ourselves
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Equine Coronavirus Vs. COVID-19: Two Distinctly Different Diseases

This Notice was originally posted by Palm Beach Equine Clinic The recent spread of the novel coronavirus has raised serious concerns as the status continues to evolve. As equine veterinarians, Palm Beach Equine Clinic would like to address the questions and concern raised by horse owners regarding the
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Six Ways to Reduce Horse Show Stress

It may feel like there have been a number of things to stress about recently, but your horse show experience shouldn’t have to be one of them! The more relaxed you are able to be while competing, the more likely you are to be successful (and to enjoy
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How to Be a Good Boarder (and Your Barn Manager’s Favorite!)

You count on your boarding stable’s staff and barn manager to be good to your horse, but what about being good to them in return? Here are seven tips to help you to be the kind of boarder any barn owner or manager is glad to have in their
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What To Include In Your Horse’s First Aid Kit

If you’ve owned horses for any length of time, you’re likely well aware that accidents and injuries can happen all too often, so it’s important to be prepared! If you own or operate your own barn, that includes having a thoroughly well-stocked equine first aid kit on hand.
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What’s in Their Ring Bags? With Show Jumpers Martin Fuchs and Paris Sellon

Whether it’s used by the rider, the groom, or both, a ring bag full of show necessities is one thing that nearly all show jumping riders have in common. What varies though, is what riders and grooms keep in those ring bags. Martin Fuchs In the case of
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