Category Archives: Horse Care

Slow Feeders for Horses + Hay Pillow Giveaway!

The following article is written by equine nutritionist, Dr. Juliet Getty.  To see more articles by Dr. Getty or for help with your horse’s nutritional needs, please visit her website.  Make sure to read all the way to the end to find details on entering a giveaway for a Hay Pillow slow feeder! The Correct […]

Smash: A Very Special Police Horse

Nearly a year and a half ago, the Houston Mounted Patrol gained a very special new member–a flashy paint gelding named Smash.   I knew as soon as I heard about Smash that I should feature him as my Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month! What makes Smash so special is not the fact that he’s beautiful (and a former […]

Ceramic Fabric Therapy for Horses

After having performance horses for quite a few years, I thought I’d heard of most of the different forms of equine therapy out there, but this one was new to me!  The following is a guest post written by Kat Chrysostom, the owner/designer of BENEFab™, a company which makes ceramic fabric therapy products for humans and […]

Bitless Bridle by Two Horse Tack: Product Review

Not too long ago, I wrote a blog post on why I made the switch to bitless with my horses.  And honestly, I haven’t looked back—every horse I have can be ridden safely without a bit. I was recently asked to review one of the bitless bridles from Two Horse Tack.   This is a small company based in […]

Tulsa–A Barefoot Barrel Horse

I’d like you to meet Convincing Class, aka Tulsa–the Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month for June.  Tulsa is a five-year-old quarter horse mare owned by Summer Gengenbach and she is one awesome barefoot barrel horse! I chose to feature Tulsa because she is a prime of example of what a barefoot horse can achieve […]

Horse Clear from Effective Pet Wellness: Product Review

One of my goals for this year was to learn how to do my own fecal egg counts (FECs) for my horses.  I wanted to learn this for several reasons: to know if and when my horses needed a deworming product, to save money, and to test the efficacy of natural deworming products that I’ve been […]

Choke in Horses

Up there on my top ten list of scary things that can happen with horses is choke.  If you’ve never witnessed this ordeal with a horse, you’re fortunate!  The first time I dealt with choke was years ago with my first barrel racing horse, Dee.  I remember seeing her in distress right after I fed the […]