Ever wonder why all that beautiful spring grass can be a problem for your horse and why spring grass seems to be a greater cause of laminitis than summer grass?  After all isn’t grass referred to Dr Green, why is it sometimes the devil in...

A little over a year ago I received the following email.  "I have a 4 year old 17.2 hand Dutch warmblood gelding. He had OCD surgery as a 2 year old, and colic surgery as a 3 year old, and then suffered another colic 3 months...

[caption id="attachment_495" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Incisors of a horse showing wear from cribbing."][/caption] In my introduction to this series on the care and management of the older horse (which you can find here) I discussed what constitutes old age and identified four areas where senior horses face...

[caption id="attachment_480" align="alignright" width="257" caption="Solo recovered from founder shown here in February 2012"][/caption] In the Spring of 2009 I received a call from Megan who was clearly very distressed about her mustang Solo who was battling severe laminitis. Three years later I am happy to say...

Q.           I’ve noticed that within a feed company's lineup, the salesman pushes hard to get buyers on the $30/bag feed. What's wrong with the $20/bag ones? And if the $20/bag feed is so worthless it'll hurt a horse, how do they sell it (which makes...

February 2  – 4, 2012 Stop by Booth 7015 and ask how we can improve your equine nutrition program. Let us remove the doubt and provide you with a personalized nutrition plan for your horse. You’ll be surprised how affordable it is and wonder why you...

  We are a top 10 finalist in the Best Newcomer category in the equestrian social media awards. Such an honor!! Thanks to our fans on Facebook for nominating us and please follow the link to vote for us in section #16 scroll down the page...

Spent a wonderful morning making a social visit to our friends at Somerset Farm and Winterhaven Dressage and Horsemanship. It was great to watch several clients riding with Ellen Eckstein and see how fantastic their horses are looking both under saddle and in themselves. Lovely...