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When it comes to severe weather, horse owners have an extra worry: ensuring their animals are safe from tornados. In this article, you’ll learn about my experience caring for horses when the F5 tornado leveled much of nearby Joplin, Missouri as well as general advice for preparing your horse & farm for tornado season. Tornadoes …

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These days, selling anything online means sharing plenty of eye-catching media. People will be more interested in a horse for sale if the ad has a picture, and you’re likely to sell the horse much faster! Keep in mind that the picture will be your horse’s first impression to any potential buyers. You want to …

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Owning a horse is a significant investment, and horse insurance can be a way to protect that investment. In this post, you’ll learn from me (a regular rider, coach, and horse owner, not someone pushing a policy or referral link) the truth about which horses should be insured and how much it actually costs. Because …

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It doesn’t happen very often, but horses can freeze to death. Horses are well suited to keep themselves warm, but hypothermia can happen. Old horses, very young horses, and sick horses are most likely to become hypothermic, and when they do, hypothermia for horses is usually fatal. What is Hypothermia for horses? Hypothermia happens when …

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Horse Boarding Stables are a type of horse business that work kind of like a full-service hotel for horses. Each horse “boarded” at the farm is provided with food, a stall to sleep in, and pasture space to run around. Many boarding stables also offer riding arenas, jumps courses, and riding lessons. A horse boarding …

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The day you realize that your old horse needs to be retired can be heartbreaking. But it doesn’t have to be. Even if it’s time to transition your old horse from your everyday riding pal to a retiree doesn’t mean that your journey together is over, it just means that it’s changing. Horses are retired …

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