Smart Horse Keeping

September 2011 - Posts

Fall in Place: Create a Winter Paddock

Probably the most important aspect of managing pastures is the time when you take your horses off the pasture. You can greatly improve the health and productivity of your pastures by creating and using a winter paddock or "sacrifice area" to confine your horses for this time period.... Read More

Firewise Landscaping for Horse Properties

Since September is still fire season for many parts of North America and since horse owners usually live in rural areas, I thought I would share some of what I learned this past month at a class I took on firewise landscaping. ... Read More

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