10 Tips for Fall Photo Shoots with Your Horse

Fall is a great time of year for photo shoots with your beloved horse. Not only is the weather such a nice temperature in most parts of the country, but the foliage is so beautiful it just demands to be photographed. Follow these tips if you want to
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4 Ways to Bring Your Horse with You Everywhere You Go

4 Ways to Bring Your Horse with You Everywhere You Go

There are endless ways to honor the horses that leave prominent marks on our hearts and in our lives. You can spend a small fortune on commemorative items that showcase just how much you love your horse. But sometimes you just want something small you can keep with
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Five Tips to Prepare Your Barn for Fall

1. Organize your blankets Cold nights will start creeping in before you know it, so make sure each horse’s lightweight sheet is identified and cleaned, especially those who may be clipped. Keep tabs on the temperature lows each night as summer begins to turn into fall so you
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Five Alternative Fitness Ideas for Riders

5 Alternative Fitness Routines for Riders

Anyone who has ridden a sport horse can make the powerful argument that what we do is, in fact, a sport. We laugh off those who say the horse does all the work because we truly know what a full-body workout it can be and the strength and
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7 Tips to Effectively Manage Horses and School

The school year may look different in the fall of 2020, but it doesn’t mean students are any less busy than during a typical school year. From classes and assignments to college applications and outside tutoring sessions, it can be hard to find time to ride and care
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Five Tips for Digitally Organizing Your Horses’ Vet Records

If you’re anything like our BarnManager team, odds are that remembering to schedule your horse’s next vet appointment, farrier visit, or chiropractic work is easier than recalling that it’s time for your own trip to the doctor or dentist. However, even though our horses and their needs are
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Shoo, Fly! Horse and Barn Fly Control Tips

There are few certainties in life but death, taxes – and flies at the barn. Beyond simply being a pest to both you and your horses, flies can carry diseases, cause sores or keep wounds from healing properly on your horses, and they can even cause injury to
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Horse Barn Hacks: IKEA Edition

From wine holders that make great boot bags to waste sorting bins that could serve a different purpose in your feed room, we’ve rounded up some of the IKEA products that could serve a new purpose in your barn. Here are five of the things that you may
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Meet the Two Inspiring Equestrian Entrepreneurs Behind the Young Black Equestrians Podcast and Saddle Up and Read (and About Five Other Impressive Ventures!)

After spending just five minutes in conversation with Abriana Johnson and Caitlin Gooch, it’s likely that you’re going to want to be their fast friends. Abriana and Caitlin’s positivity, sense of humor, passion for horses, and incredible entrepreneurial energy are contagious and quickly make you want to hear
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10 Tips to Keep Your Horse Cool This Summer

The summer is a fun time to ride and a great time to clock more hours in the saddle, but the summer heat can also be tough on our horses. As the temperatures are heating up, here are 10 tips for cooling down! 1. Adjust your horses’ turnout
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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

When you think of jobs within the equestrian industry, riders, trainers, and breeders may be among the first that come to mind, but they’re far from the only options. In fact, you don’t have to be a great rider, or even a particularly good rider, to have a
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