Spruce Up Your Barn

by Jessica Hein

Spring is a great time to evaluate your barn’s condition. Following is a 10-step guide to getting your barn in tip-top shape. Tackle one task at a time, and before you know it, your horse’s indoor environment will be clean, comfortable, and well-organized. Read More

6 Barn Hazards

by Jessica Jahiel, PhD

Is your barn safe for your horse? Take a look at the following six barn hazards, then tour your barn. If you spot a hazard, fix it today! Read More

Install Horse-Stall Mats

Rubber stall mats are excellent for your horse's health and also have a good amount of cushion, which is important for joints and soft tissue. Read More

Fireproof Your Horse Barn

by Jessica Jahiel, PhD

Install wire or metal mesh cages to protect overhead lights. | Photo by Katie Navarra A barn fire is every horse owner's worst nightmare. Your stalled horse is particularly vulnerable, because barns Read More

Winter Prep: Fall Barn-Chore Checklist

by Jessica Jahiel, PhD

This checklist of fall horse chores is important to make sure you, your horse, and your barn are ready for the coming winter weather. This checklist of fall horse-chore will help you organize your winter preparation effort. Read More

Boarding-Barn Borrowing

by Bob Goddard

I refuse to board my daughters’ horses at any barn that doesn’t have access to plenty of trails. The place can be perfect in every other aspect: price; cleanliness; condition; Read More

Wheelbarrow to Cart

Turn your unstable, single-wheeled barn wheelbarrow into an easy-handling three-wheeled cart with the Will Burrow Retrofit Kit. The kit, which includes two wheels, an undercarriage, handle, and brake, Read More

Now's the Time to Winterize Your Horse and Barn

It still feels like summer in some parts of the country, but before you know it, the cold weather will be here. Take advantage of fall's cool weather to get your horse and barn in shape for winter. Horses fare better when they enter the Read More

Rugged Chore Wagons

Ease tough barn chores with the Ursa Wagon ThornBuster and the Ursa Wagon Contractor. The ThornBuster features airless, never-flat tires made from soft, lightweight, micro-cellular polyurethane that Read More

Hay Storage and Feeder

Eliminate storage difficulties and make feeding easier when using large, square bales of hay - that is, bales measuring eight feet long and between three and four feet high and across. Constructed Read More

Barn Anthropologist Observes Horse Barn Life in its Natural State

by Bob Goddard

My job is to observe horse barn life in its natural state and then report back. A Barn Anthropologist, if you will. Usually I have no place to sit, and this is especially a problem in the spring when Read More

Sundowner Horse Trailer Living Quarters

Hit the road in style with Sundowner Horse Trailer's new Signature Series living quarters. Quality living horse trailer interiors include furnaces, glass shower doors, skylights over the shower Read More

Introducing the Ursa ThornBusterT

New product makes transporting saddles easy Read More

Prevent Horse Escapes with the Horse Houdini Stall Product

Cut Heal Animal Care Products Inc. has launched a horse-and-rider safety product division, "Be Safe NOT Sorry." This line includes two stall products: the Horse Houdini - Escape No More Read More

Stall Flooring

Equi-Terr Equine Stall Flooring System, from R.K. Manufacturing, creates a stable, porous base for your horse's stall. It features interlocking pavers for quick-and-easy installation. Pavers Read More

January/February 2017

Our Current Issue,
January/February 2017:

  • Ultimate Peak-to-Desert Adventure

    In Prescott National Forest, you’ll ride through cool ponderosa forests, pinion and juniper woodlands, and desert grasslands. At night, you’ll camp in a horseman’s paradise.

  • Horse Owner’s Winter Notebook

    A roundup of seasonal tips, checklists, and guides — on health care, hoof care, hauling, nutrition, blanketing, and management — to help you keep your horse healthy and safe all winter long.

  • Spirit of the Black Hills

    The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on a tour of this windswept sanctuary.

Next Issue, March 2017:

Which Saddle is for You?

Find the right saddle for your riding needs with our expert trail-saddle shopping guide.

The Charms of Charma

Tucked between the southern foothills of the San Juan Mountains and western reaches of the Brazos Mountains, Chama is a natural magnet for avid trail riders.

Horse Owner's Winter Notebook

Here's how to prolong your trailer's life and prepare it for a harsh winter, while keeping it ready in case of an emergency.

Settle Your Cinchy Horse

Learn how to settle your cinchy horse for problem-free saddling with this technique from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.

Your Trailer: The Ride Inside

Seven ways you can control your trailer’s interior environment to enhance your horse’s safety and well-being.


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