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How To Make Money With Horses
6th Sep 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Lots of the jobs in the horse industry are lower paying, minimum wage or slightly higher. But there are jobs that will bring you a much higher wage. Most of them will require college, university or an apprenticeship, and perhaps some specialized training. But, once youíre done yo ...
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Preventing Equine Obesity
25th Aug 2018   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Horses that are overweight are more likely to suffer health problems than horses that are on the lean side. Generally, you want to be able to feel, but not quite see your horseís ribs. There shouldnít be fat pads on either side of the tail head, withers or top of the neck. There ...
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Good News in the Horse World
6th May 2018   |   Horse Stories   |   Saferaphus
Is it all bad news? Sometimes it feels like it. But, it really isnít. Thereís lots of good news out there. And, some of it is horse news. ...
When to Pay Up for Horse Stuff
7th Feb 2018   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Hoof clippers are one example. My last two pairs of hoof clippers came from the local farm supply store. They cost about the same as one hoof trim. Sounds like a good deal if I can do a DIY hoof trim, right? But those bargain hoof nippers caused me nothing but anguish. ...
Traveling With Your Horse
20th Dec 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Most of us travel fairly short distances with our horses if we travel at all. But, perhaps you dream of going on a big adventure that lets you explore new territory and trails. Or, youíre taking that dream trip to a horse show several days drive away. Such journeys require carefu ...
Trick or Treats For Your Horse
31st Oct 2017   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Horse shows often have costume classes this time of year, and thatís a good excuse to raid closets, second-hand stores and hobby stores for the materials to make your prize winning costume. Horses can indulge in some of the treats that get handed out, and even some of the decor, ...
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Too Much of a Good Thing
5th Oct 2017   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
We generally think of minerals in any diet as a good thing. But it is possible for horses to get too much of a certain mineral. The most common culprits include fluoride, lead, and iron. If caught in time, most symptoms of poisoning from excess minerals are reversible. However, i ...
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Get Your Horses Shine On
4th Aug 2017   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
I love my horseís coat in the late spring and early summer, just after the winter coat has fallen out, but before the sun bleaches it dry. There are a few ways to avoid dry dull coat, beyond providing a healthy diet and parasite control program. Here are a few ways to help your h ...
10 Golden Rules of Horse Feeding
3rd Jun 2017   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
A horseís digestive system is very long, and they have very small stomachs. That means that they can only eat small amounts at a time. A horseís stomach can only hold somewhere slightly less than 2 gallons (15 liters) depending on the size of the horse. To avoid colic, and ensure ...
Horse Research Updates
1st Nov 2016   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Weíre discovering more and more about how horses think, what they eat and how they function in general and thatís largely due to researchers. Equine and animal research is being carried out around the world, and those who study horses have learned some remarkable things that bene ...
Horse Dewormer Drug Resistance
2nd Jun 2016   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Most tube dewormers are known as anthelmintics. There are several different drugs that are anthelmintics and the most common of these is called ivermectin. Ivermectin works by paralyzing the worms. Another, called moxidectin does the same. Fenbendazole impedes the parasiteís grow ...
7 Point Plan for Spring Horse Care
14th May 2016   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
If you inhale too close to my horse right now, you're going to get a lot of hair up your nose. Thatís because I havenít been too fussy about hurrying out her thick winter coat. The weather has been very un-spring-like and sheís needed it. But as it does here, spring is springing ...
Horse Care Time Savers
26th Feb 2016   |   General   |   Saferaphus
I donít think it takes anyone who lives with a horse owner long to figure out that when the owner says 'Iíll be back in 30 minutes', thatís not really going to happen. A quick half hour trip to the barn takes at least an hour. Really, we canít help it can we? ...
Tips for a Long Flowing Mane
18th Dec 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
My horse is perfect of course, in her imperfect way. One of her imperfections in my eyes is her skimpy tail. She has a thick mane, but for some reason, her tail doesnít follow suit. Is there any way to make her tail long and flowing? Hereís what Iíve learned about growing long, l ...
The Basic Stuff
24th Nov 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Are you getting a horse? Chances are, if youíre getting your first horse, youíll want to plan ahead and be sure that you have everything ready for its arrival. Youíll want to plan how you will house your horse, and have fenced paddocks and a stable or run-in shelter ready. And, y ...
Diseases Humans Catch From Horses
19th Oct 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Ever wondered if your horse can make you sick? Not the horse crazy type sick? But truly ill in some way? As it turns out, itís rare, but possible. If your horse contracts a zoonotic disease, there is a slight chance it could be passed along to you. ...
How to Start a Horse Rescue
27th Jun 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Have you ever wanted to rescue horses? Iíve rescued a few. I bought them at an auction, brought them home, made sure they were healthy and found them a new owner or kept them for myself. Most horse owners with the means to do so have done something similar. But if you want to run ...
These Plants Are Not Horse Friendly
1st Jun 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
After a long winter green grass, flowers and leafy trees are a welcome sight. Your horse is enjoying a taste of pasture too after eating hay for so long. But not all that is green is edible, at least not for your horse. There are a few things you donít want your horse to eat, eve ...
The Most Asked Questions About Horses
7th Mar 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
The top question people ask online about horses, whether they are horse owners or not, is how long do horses live? Horses, like people, are living longer than ever. This is largely due to our greater understanding of their needs, better vaccines and better medicines to treat them ...
How To Extend And Preserve Your Hay Storage
19th Feb 2015   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Itís a long way to haying season, when the next crop will be ready. So what if you donít have enough hay to see you through to early summer? Here are a few things you can do to extend and preserve your hay store. ...
Caring for a Senior Horse
21st Jan 2015   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
We often hear that senior horses are best for kids and beginner adults. These Ďbeen there, done thatí horses have a lot to offer. But what exactly is a senior horse? Horses donít just start out one day as a young or mature horse, and the next day become a senior horse. Exactly wh ...
Avoiding Feed Mill Horse Feed Poisoning
11th Jan 2015   |   Feed and Minerals   |   Saferaphus
You might remember the story about the horses that died of monensin poisoning back in December. Monensin is an additive to livestock feed, most commonly in cattle feeds, that is deadly poisonous to horses. Itís never intentionally added to horse feed, but cases of it finding its ...
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Dangers of Monensin Antibiotics in Horse Feed
6th Dec 2014   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
A stable owner in Florida watched as her horses slowly died of what is believed to be poisoning. As of November 25, three horses have died and as I wrote this 19 more were showing signs that their internal organs are shutting down, according to a Sun-Sentinel news story. ...
Who Wants to Ride Forever
3rd Jul 2014   |   General   |   Saferaphus
When you are young, itís really very difficult to visualize what life will look like when you are older. You think that the things you see Ďoldí people live with wonít happen to you. The bad news is, it probably will. Things like crappy eyesight, aching joints and the desire to b ...
What to Do If You Think a Horse is Starving
11th Feb 2014   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Have you ever driven past a field, noticed a horse and then had your stomach drop as you think, OMG, that horse is so skinny! I know I have. If there's only one horse in a group of otherwise healthy herd, there's probably not a lot to worry about. There are horses that are hard k ...
What Happens When A Horse Starves
9th Feb 2014   |   General   |   Saferaphus
It's hard to believe that in North America, where we enjoy some of the highest standards of living, that animals, including horses, starve to death. It's shocking when news stories report stables full of starving horses, and it happens far too often. Most often, the animals can b ...
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How to Feed a Starving or Malnourished Horse
8th Feb 2014   |   General   |   Saferaphus
One of the things I miss about having my own pastures is that I enjoyed rehabilitating horses that were down in condition. There is something very satisfying about watching the sharp angles of a skinny horse round out, life come back into their eye and energy return to their stri ...
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Safe Treats for Your Horse
30th Nov 2013   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
There are many horse trainers and owners who believe you should not feed your horse treats, especially from your hands. They maintain that feeding treats from your hands encourages a horse to get too close into your body, too familiar and pushy. I disagree. I like to feed treats, ...
Signs and Symptoms of Choke
3rd Nov 2013   |   Care and Grooming   |   Saferaphus
Horses can be prone to something called choke. Choke, also called esophageal obstruction, is when the esophagus, the tube between the mouth and the stomach, becomes blocked. Choke can also be caused by foreign objects. Curious horses will sometimes pick up small items and acciden ...
Common Horse Feeding Myths
24th Oct 2013   |   General   |   Saferaphus
Horse feeding practices have changed over the years, and some things horse owners believed have been proven wrong now that we've learned more about nutrition and horse digestion. Here are a few persistent myths about feeding your horse. It's traditional to feed bran to horses. ...
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