Ginny the Lionheart: A Three-Hooved Pony

For September, I am featuring a four-year-old palomino miniature horse who goes by ‘Ginny the Mini’ or ‘Ginny the Lionheart’.  You can probably see why she got the latter name in the picture below.     Earlier this year, Tracy Bailey and her daughter, Sarah, found Ginny through an online ‘for sale’ website where she […]

Spalding Fly Predator Product Review

It’s that wonderful time of year again.  The days are getting cooler and you can practically smell fall in the air.  It’s a time that many of us horse people eagerly look forward to. Though the daylight hours will soon grow shorter, the weather right now is usually ideal for riding or just spending time […]

Alternative Options for COPD in Horses

The following is a guest post written by Fonna Lawhon, a horse owner who extensively researched alternative treatments for COPD in horse after her own horse was diagnosed with the disease.  Alternative Options for COPD in Horses     Living in southwest Florida with a horse that has COPD is quite the challenge. Summer presents such […]

Dried Nettle for Horses

It amazes me how much I’ve learned about herbs in the last few years.  And of course, I know I still have much more to learn.  But with each issue one of my horses faces, I usually discover a new herb that quickly becomes my ‘favorite’! One I discovered not too long ago is dried […]

Beating Navicular: Spice Girl’s Story

For the month of August, I’m featuring an APHA mare named Spice Girl who was diagnosed with navicular, but has since made a remarkable recovery.  In fact, even at age nineteen now, she is still going strong!  Spice Girl is fortunate to have not one, but two caring women who kept seeking answers and have […]