It’s that time of year, again, when horse owners need to schedule their vaccines with their veterinarian. Knowing which ones are necessary, and preparing for their administration is beneficial to everyone included: the horse, the vet, and the handler.
“Don’t assume that because your horse has always been good for your vet, or has never had an adverse reaction to their shots that it won’t happen,” said Laurie Cerny. “I’ve had horses that have always been perfect angels become difficult over something as simple as the vet having an assistant or vet student come along on the day of the shots.”
Ariat International, the leader in innovative Western and English footwear, apparel and accessories, introduces a new cross body to its existing handbag collection. The Sedona, created by New York-based designer Sarah Blaustein of Sarah Hearey designs, is inspired by equestrian tradition and detailed with modern hardware. Along with the rest of the collection, it is hand made in New York.
When scientists look for life on other planets, the single substance they look for is water. Why? Because every single organism we know of - needs water. For sake of the obvious, horses, like humans, can survive longer without food, than without water. Water acts as both a solvent and a delivery mechanism, dissolving essential vitamins and nutrients from food and delivering them to cells. Horse's bodies also use water to flush out toxins, regulate body temperature and aid in metabolism. No wonder, then, water is the most important nutrient in a horse's diet.
EcoLicious Equestrianis inviting horse owners to enter the “Name It to Claim It” Contest. Help us come up with the perfect name for our new all natural body spray and become the first owner of the product with the name you came up with. Have fun and join the family of EcoLicious fans who came up with product names like Leave Me Be Fly Spray, Blinded by the White Whitening Treatment and Smeg-U-Later All Natural Sheath Cleaner.
North Woods Animal Treat’s Nickers have been named the Official Horse Treat of the Silver Oaks Jumper Tournament. The all natural, human grade ingredient treats flavored with real maple syrup will be featured at the competition. They will be available in the show office, riders tent, and at the in gates, so riders can reward their horses after they have worked hard in the ring.