Category Archives: Horse Care

Horse Hay Statistics

And finally, here is the third and final part of this informative series entitled ‘Feeding Horses on a Tight Budget’ by Dr. Christine King.  (Here are Part 1 and Part 2 of the series, if you missed them.) This post will focus on hay–including nutritional information, planning for your purchase, and additional feeding tips.  For more information or […]

The Horse’s Natural Diet

This is Part 2 of Dr. Christine King’s article, ‘Feeding Horses on a Budget’, which focuses on the horse’s natural diet.   To see Part 1 of this series, click here.  For more articles or to contact Dr. King, please visit her website. Feeding Horses on a Tight Budget (Part 2) (on economising without compromising) by […]

Feeding Horses on a Budget (Part 1)

The following article (which I will break into 3 separate blog posts) is written by Dr. Christine King, an Australian vet now based in North Carolina.  I have been a fan of Dr. King’s for a while now and always enjoy reading her holistic-based articles on horse health.  I think you will find the following information very […]

A Tiny Hero: Magic the Therapy Horse

For the month of December, I am featuring my first mini as The Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month.  She is an adorable seven-year old American Miniature Horse named Magic and she works as a therapy horse with Gentle Carousel Therapy Horses– a non-profit organization based in Florida.     Magic is already quite famous and it is […]

Tucker’s Journey

For November, I am featuring another BLM mustang as my Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month–this one, a bay gelding named Tucker.  Tucker has faced several challenges during his seven years–and perhaps the biggest challenge of all was just finding a loving home.  Here is is story. . .   Tucker’s journey in captivity began […]

Taming a Wild One: Nikon’s Story

Ok, ok–so I’ve missed a couple of months with  my ‘Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month’, but I’ve found a great horse to feature for October!  I’d like you to meet, Nikon, a two-year-old BLM Mustang who was adopted by sixteen-year-old Courtney Duclos.     Courtney first met Nikon when the yearling gelding was assigned […]