The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

5

Who Should Trim Your Horse?

When I met my husband over 20 years ago, he’d recently finished farrier school. So naturally, when we started dating, he took over my horses’ hoof care. It wasn’t long before he realized he...

10

10 Things to Know About Your Horse’s Hair Coat

I recently wrote an article (yet to be published) on the differences between donkeys, mules, and horses’ hair coats. It was quite interesting, and I learned several things I didn’t know. But working on...

0

Keeping a Confined Horse Happy

The following post was written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM of Holistic Horsekeeping.    11 Ways to Keep the Confined Horse Happy Most horses are happiest living in a pasture, and if your horse gets...

7

Fungus-Busting Hoof Soaks

Fungus is not our friend. Well, unless it’s a tasty cremini or portobello mushroom (sautéed or grilled, of course!). But fungus and other detrimental microbes in our horses feet are definitely not something to...

2

Hoof Bar Health: New Book Excerpt

Hoof Bar Health The following is an excerpt from The Essential Hoof Book by Susan Kauffmann and Christina Cline, reprinted with permission from Trafalgar Square Books.   The bars on the bottom of the...