Strawberry Roan Clydesdale, Anna Louise Let’s take a step back to the not so distant past, where draft horses were an intrigal part of life! Being a horse whisperer was not just an exciting novelty or specialty skill, as it’s viewed today. People and animals, living and working in close harmony, were the engine that provided for the very... [Read more of this article]How do you keep Tennessee Walking Horse weight balanced?
Learn more about the Tennesse Walking Horse Riding a Tennessee Walking Horse is an experience like no other, but keeping this breed’s weight in balance can be a challenge! Horse lovers, can you share advice on how to balance this horse breeds weight? Stephen, a veteran of our armed forces, sustained injuries that often keep him in a wheel chair.... [Read more of this article]Horse Care Tips For Spring
How To Take Care of a Horse Spring is the season many riders resume riding! It is a time to polish your boots, oil your saddle and get ready to enjoy the warmer weather! Before taking your horse outside for a nice workout session, ask yourself the following question: Did I modify my horse’s feed or exercise regime during winter? If you answered... [Read more of this article]How to Feed your Horse
How to Feed your Horse Horses are large, powerful, majestic animals. They have been used as farm labor and also as war horses. But, they are also gentle and sensitive creatures that need to be understood just like any other living creature. And, when it comes to feeding, if they don’t get enough of the right nutrients, they could get sick. Handling... [Read more of this article]Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather
Winter Draft Horse Caring for Your Horse in Cold Weather When the weather turns cold, we all take precautions to stay warm and dry. The same applies to animals that don’t live in the house, like horses. There are some suggestions to help you keep your horse comfortable when the temperature drops. If you live in a climate that experiences low temperatures... [Read more of this article]Conestoga Horse Breed, Ushering in 5 historical ‘firsts’ for America
Farmer John Shreiner and his Conestoga Wagon, Lancaster County, PA, circa 1910, Photo courtesy ExplorePAhistory The Conestoga was the first horse breed made in the USA, and with it came cultural influences that are still with us today! The Conestoga Horse is the first actual horse breed to be developed in America. It began to be seen in Pennsylvania... [Read more of this article]