There are six nutrients every horse needs, and the most important—and probably most overlooked—is water.
With temperatures currently soaring, it’s not only imperative horses have access to water at all times but also that it’s clean and fresh. Check the water daily for debris, manure, dead animals and other contaminants, and dump and scrub down the trough and water buckets often.
From October 28 through November 2 USEF Network will present wall-to-wall live streaming coverage of the 2014 National Horse Show from the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena in Lexington, Ky. USEF Network coverage will include live streaming and on-demand video of all classes at the National Horse Show.
There is a lot more to haymaking than 'Making Hay While the Sun Shines' though that is a necessary start. Sadly each year horse barns and farmers storage barns burn down, horses become sick from respiratory disease and colic and a myriad of other diseases such as Cushings. Many of these situations are avoidable so here are, in my opinion, "The Seven Deadly Sins of Horse Hay Making," in no particular order.
Not Just for Royalty Anymore, This Centuries Old Sport is Enjoying an Influx of New Players
By Christina Keim
POLO IS A SPORT with a history that traces back 2,500 years to Ancient Persia, where it was used as a method for cavalry to practice military tactics. While today’s sport is certainly more leisure activity than military pursuit, it shares the same basic concepts as the game played centuries ago.
A fantastic four-in-hand driving season for American star Chester Weber got even better on Saturday with a hard-earned win at CHIO Aachen. The CAIO4* field full of international talent and former world champions, and the crowd of spectators at the historic show, made the weekend’s win one of the biggest of Weber’s career.