What you need to know for October

Prepare Your Barn and Horses for Winter

Planning ahead for winter weather can prevent costly and difficult repairs to your property mid-season. When October leaves start falling, you know that winter will soon be knocking on your barn door. READ MORE

Feeding Pumpkins to Horses

Although pumpkins are not packed with nutrients---they are about 90 percent water---they do have a sweet flavor, and some horses develop a taste for them. But stick to feeding the fruit as a treat, rather than as a significant part of your horse's diet. READ MORE

Assess Your Horse's Laminitis Risk

How likely is your horse to develop this devastating hoof condition? Take our 8-question survey to find out. READ MORE

How to deal with a "lippy" horse

Q: I have owned my 8-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding for about five months. He's a great trail horse, but he is pushy on the ground and very lippy---he wants to grab everything...

Spotlight on: Blankets

Selecting a Turnout Blanket for Your Horse

Factors to consider when selecting a turnout blanket for your horse. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch. READ MORE

Horse Blanketing Questions and Answers

Here are some commonsense answers to all your horse blanketing questions. READ MORE

Are Your Horse Blankets Ready for Winter?

With a thorough inspection in early fall, you can make sure your horse blankets are ready for the cold weather to come. READ MORE

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