Category Archives: Horse Care

Learning to Trust: Flirt’s Story

For July, I am featuring an eight-year-old APHA mare named Mystery Foolish Flirt, known simply as Flirt, for the Naturally Healthy Horse of the Month.  What makes Flirt special is the complete turnaround she has made in the last five years–and this is all thanks to a young woman named Sherri Hewko.  You see, in […]

DIY Natural Fly Sprays

A couple years ago, I stopped buying fly sprays.  It wasn’t because I didn’t need them, but instead because I wanted to avoid the chemicals that many sprays contain–plus save a little money.  So I started experimenting with making my own.     I’ve found one recipe that I’ve stuck with for a while–it uses […]

Huego–A Barefoot Dressage Horse

One thing I love about doing my ‘Horse of the Month’ series is getting to  learn about so many different horses–of various breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines–but who are all tied together by the fact that their guardians want to provide them with most natural lifestyle that they can.   For the month of May, I […]