Sudden changes in feed can upset your horse’s digestive system. According to a Webinar given by SmartPak, 10 Guidelines for Smarter Feeding, changing a horses hay suddenly can increase the risk of colic 10 times; other changes in feed raise the risk of colic 5 times.
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Turning out your horse shouldn’t be dangerous. But way too many people get injured when they turn out their horses because they forget a few basic rules.
Horses can get excited when they are turned out. They often run off and kick out in exuberance. They might not be trying to kick you, but it [...]Continue Reading →
About EquestrianHow2One of the wonderful things about horses is that they are always teaching you something. No matter how many years I’ve been around them, I am humbled by how much there is to learn. In EquestrianHow2 I’ve shared what I’ve learned how to do. Let me know what questions you have and I’d be happy to find out how to do them, too! You can email your questions to equestrianhow2 (a) gmail.com.
- How to change over your horse’s feed
- How to turn out your horse safely
- How to get your horse long and low
- How to choose a riding instructor
- How to restore dried tack and old leather
- How to minimize the risk of colic in horses
- How to check the fit on an equestrian helmet
- How to fit a curb chain
- How to put on a Cavallo hoof boot
- How to use a soaking boot